Sunday, February 20, 2011

Forging temperatures of commonly used Metals



Forging temperature is a temperature at which a metal becomes soft like clay or its shape can be changed by applying a relatively small force without creating cracks in metal. Chart for forging Temperature (Please note the temperature given here is for reference only. Actual temperatures may vary depending on specific composition of metals):
Material
Celsius
Fahrenheit
Carbon Steel
1230
2246
Stainless steel (Magnetic)
1095
2003
Stainless steel (Nonmagnetic)
1150
2102
Nickel
1095
2003
Titanium
955
1751
Copper
900
1652
Brass
815
1499
Aluminium
540
1004