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Go With The (Grain) Flow

When it comes to forging metal, what exactly is grain flow, and why does it matter for your project? “Grain flow” the directional orientation of the metal grains and any non-metallic inclusions that have been deformed due to forging. In Anderson Shumaker’s forging practices, metal is worked through controlled compressive stresses while heated. Mechanical properties…

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New Management, New Future

In June 2018, Anderson Shumaker officially came under new management. The new owners wasted no time jumping right into the swing of things, bringing a hands-on wealth of industry knowledge and fresh ideas to continue our 100+ year tradition of being a leader in open-die forging. In just 6 short months, Anderson Shumaker has added…

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Welcome to Anderson Shumaker’s New Website!

We’re excited to announce the newly refreshed Anderson Shumaker website is now live! We hope you like our new look which includes changes in navigation, detailed dropdown menus, and compatibility with tablets and other mobile devices so you can keep in touch with us on the go. We’ve improved the structure of our content, so…


Up, Up, and Away… to the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition (JA2018 Tokyo)

Anderson Shumaker has long been a trusted aerospace supplier for both military and commercial applications, which is why we’re so excited to attend the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition (JA2018 Tokyo), organized by The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC) and Tokyo Big Sight, Inc. This trade-only show hosts 520+ companies in a variety of aerospace…

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Types Of Forging

Types Of Forging 3 Different Methods for Forgings  Rolled Ring Forging  Closed Die Forging  Open Die Forging to learn more visit\///forging/\//