Forge

The forge department is equipped with advanced technology for complex forging as well as "old world" methods for traditional closed die forging and blacksmithing. This is the only shop in the U.S Army with capabilities in drop forging, upset forging and blacksmithing.

The capabilities include forging a wide variety of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.

JMTC's forge is quick to respond, meeting short deadlines with quality forgings at competitive prices. This area is supported by in-house, modern die sinking function and non-destructive testing (NDT) facility.

JMTC has the capability to manufacture forgings from less than one pound up to five hundred pounds. Drop hammers of varying weights with programmable controls are available, each accompanied by a press to trim flashing.

This area has received a variety of safety awards.

Forge Capabilities

  • DIESINKING
  • IMPRESSION DIE, OPEN and CLOSED DIE, HAND FORGE
  • HIGH and LOW ALLOY STEEL and ALUMINUM
  • 1,000 LB. TO 16,000 LB. PNEUMATIC DROP HAMMERS
  • MECHANICAL UPSET - 1 IN. TO 5.5 IN