Closed die steel forgings, commonly called impression-die forgings, are produced through a multi-step process. At Walker Forge, heated steel is placed in a forging press and compressed in a series of tool steel dies that progressively reflect the mirror image of the desired final shape. Forgings are specified in high load and high-stress applications for a number of reasons, including internal consistency (no pockets or voids), and superior mechanical properties due to optimized grain flow and refinement.

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We Specialize in Custom Forgings

At Walker Forge, our primary process is closed-die forging, which involves heating special bar quality (SBQ) steel and forging it to shape to meet your custom specifications.

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At Walker Forge, every day starts with receiving over 300 tons of special bar-quality steel from approved mills. From there, we don’t stop moving, heating and forging steel. See how we perform more services in-house to make us a trusted single-source supplier for customers’ metal forging needs.

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With closed-die presses up to 4,000 tons, as well as heat treating and a range of other value-added services, Walker Forge delivers at the highest level to bring you confidence every day.

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Market Expertise
Energy
Railroad
Agriculture
Construction
Transportation
Industrial

Walker Forge is a longtime partner to top-tier OEMs in challenging industries.

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