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Forging
 
COLD FORGING
During 1990, LGB ventured into Cold Forging of Rollers for its captive consumption and today LGB is the leading manufacturer of quality Cold Forging Rollers.
In 2000, the division pioneered the manufacturing of Steering Suspension Linkage parts such as Ball Rods, Ball Pins, Ball Sockets etc, by Cold Forging Process in vertical / mechanical and Hydraulic presses in India.
LGB Forging Division comprises the most advanced state-of-the-art infrastructure available for Tool designing and manufacturing.
This division is equipped with full fledged testing equipments and facility.
LGB has sophisticated Integral Quench Furnaces installed for accurate and consistent heat treatment of various forged components, supported by most modern metallurgical facility, where Cold Forged Products are heat treated to stringent specifications to customer satisfaction.
To back this extensive and modern infrastructure, LGB has the best of Human Resource Pool consisting of a dedicated core team of experts having vast experience and skills in forging.
All these, coupled with LGB's expertise in sourcing the right quality of raw materials and pre-processing ensures the quality of the product at all stages.
 
HOT & WARM FORGING
Apten Forgings is a subsidiary of the LGB group specializing in the manufacture of high-quality close tolerance press forgings. This unit is one of the most modern forging plants in India having the state-of-the-art KURIMOTO C2F 1600 ton forging press and a 1000 ton HASENCLEVER forging press. The various tooling are designed in-house and built with special emphasis on consistent quality using advanced CNC machines.
Apten Forgings strictly adheres to the norms of international standards and specifications, the unit has set in place sophisticated Quality Control measures backed by stringent quality control checks at every stage of production - Right from the raw material sourced to the finished products.
The highly specialized press forging products are used as critical application products in auto electricals and transmission parts of two and four wheelers.
At Apten Forgings, continuous development is a part of life and customers are provided with the best service always.
Hot / Warm forging plant located at Bangalore has been certified with QS9000 by UL, U.S.A. The products from this division are being supplied to critical application in auto electrical, transmission parts of two & four wheelers.
Special Features :
Outstanding manufacturing technology and equipment.
High-dimensional accuracy.
Stringent quality checks at every stage of manufacture.
Adoption of high standards in the selection of raw material, commensurate with applications.
Facilities :
1600T high speed "KURIMOTO C2F-1600" forging press.
1600T Chin Fong Warm Forging Press line.
1000T ton "HASENCLEVER" forging press.
650T Hydraulic Cold sizing Press .
500T "ERFURT" billet shear
400T coining press
250T trimming press
250 KW Newelco induction billet heater
1Tonne/hr billet heating furnace
500 kg / hr billet heating furnace
Magnaflux crack detection equipment
Ultrasonic testing equipments
 
COLD HEADING
It is a process of set of punches in a forming die to get a required shape.
Being done without any warming on the raw material.
Can have high precision components and high productivity out of this machine.
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