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Clifford-Jacobs Forging – Over a Century of Forging Experience

Since 1919 Clifford-Jacobs Forging has been setting the industry standard for quality, performance, craftsmanship, and customer service. We have become leaders in the field and experts in the die forgings industry, from commercial to industrial, to military and mining applications. With over a century of experience, Clifford-Jacobs prides itself on maintaining strong business management, regular equipment upgrades and repair, and improvement on all aspects of our company. We know the industry, and our culture fosters dedication to our clients’ needs and expectations.

Steel Forging in Action

Steel forgings are one of the main methods used to create steel pats of all kinds. In steel forging, raw iron is slowly converted into steel over a period of several hours and even days. There are a variety of steel forgings methods, but one of the most common methods is the heating and tempering method that is used to create many different varieties and shapes of steel. I had the chance to view the steel forging process recently, and I was amazed at the amount of work and technology that goes into creating basic sheet metal.

3 Types of Steel Forgings

For thousands of years, artisans and craftsmen have forged steel to make it stronger, tougher, and better. Most people realize that steel forgings is a necessary part of the steel manufacturing process, but not as many people know why forging the metal is important.