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July 20, 2020

Castings v. Forgings: Challenging Traditional Methods

Looking at how traditional casting designs could take advantage of today's technological advancements in forgings.
June 22, 2020

Understanding Non-Destructive Test Results

Scot Forge reviews the numerous applications in forgings and the different methods for testing.
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May 12, 2020

Differences Hot Rolled vs Cold Rolled, and Forged Bar

Scot Forge discusses hot rolled bar vs cold rolled bar, and forged bar processes to find the right solution for any application. Call today!
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February 7, 2020

VAR Materials - Enhancing Metal Properties

Learn more about ultra-clean metals produced through a process called Vacuum Arc Remelting and the benefits they bring to forged bar.
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November 15, 2019

Open Die Forging or Closed Die Forging: Which is better?

Expert Spotlight, General
The question, “Open Die Forging or Closed Die Forging: Which is better?” can be answered simply. It depends; both processes have their advantages and disadvantages.
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October 11, 2019


Company News, Customer Stories, Expert Spotlight
Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy in the Trump administration the Secretary of the US Navy, visited North American Forgemasters Steel Forging Complex to inspect the manufacture of shafting and other forgings that form vital components for US Navy vessels.
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September 27, 2019

How to select the best grade of steel for the application

Expert Spotlight, General, Industry Updates
Many grades of steel can fulfill the same application requirements, but the environment, designed product life, safety factors and cost will help to narrow down the options. This quick overview from our metallurgist, Kyle Rackers, can help get you started choosing the right grade of steel for your application.
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September 6, 2019

Tradition. Loyalty. Pride. This Is The Scot Forge Difference

Company News, Culture
Take a peek into what makes Scot Forge different, how we forge our future by succeeding or failing as a team and the tradition of the SPIKE Award.
August 13, 2019

Illinois Employee Owner Of The Year

Company News
This year, employee-owner Michelle Riedel won Illinois Employee Owner of the Year. We are proud to have Michelle on our team!