Defense/Military Forgings

California Drop Forge is a respected and long -term supplier for many decades to the US DOD, our Armed Forces and many Defense –System OEMs.

OEM Defense contractors demand the assurance of the top quality materials and performance that California Drop Forge delivers because 100% military mission success is the ultimate and only goal. California Drop has the metal working experience, forging skills and capabilities to craft forging from a wide variety of metals and alloys into a diverse array of military aviation products like landing gear, jet engine mounts and aircraft structural parts.

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Primary Metal Alloys Forged/Machined by California Drop Forge

  • Carbon & Micro-Alloy Steels
  • Customer-Specified Alloys
  • Nickel- Based Alloys (Inconel, Has-X, etc.)
  • Stainless Steel
  • Titanium
  • Other Exotic Alloys

California Drop Forge Metal Forging Capabilities

Material Type Maximum Weight
Alloy Steel Up to 1,000 lbs.
Nickel Base Alloys Up to 300 lbs.
Stainless Steel Up to 800 lbs.
Titanium Up to 600 lbs.

California Drop Forge can produce forging parts and components up to 62″ in length by 33″ width by 12″ thick, depending on material type and configuration. For specifics on our metal forging abilities download California Drop Forge Forging Information.

Products and Components

Shown below is an overview of typical Defense/Military products and components forged /machined by California Drop Forge:

  • Air Management Components

  • Aviation Flight Controls

  • APU Components

  • Braces

  • Cylinders

  • Discs

  • Fittings

  • Hinges

  • Hooks

  • Housings

  • Hubs

  • Impellers

  • Landing Gear

  • Levers

  • Links

  • Pylons

  • Shafts

  • Shrouds

  • Struts

  • Wheels