SUPPORTING CUSTOMER SUCCESS WITH CAPABILITY THAT DELIVERS
Tackling today’s toughest metallurgical challenges, SIFCO is an industry leader in creating performance-critical closed- and open-die forgings for the Aerospace and Energy markets. We specialize in a wide range of alloys including titanium, steel, nickel and aluminum high-performance solutions.
SIFCO’s high level of technical expertise, combined with complete vertical integration and deep process capability, allows us to work smarter getting involved early on in the design process to achieve full multidisciplinary design optimization.
Our proficiency in proactive program management eliminates unnecessary costs and expedites time to market. SIFCO’s team of highly skilled engineers leverages advanced modeling and powerful simulation technology to ensure smoother, more successful new product introduction (NPI) launch cycles.
SIFCO SMART Continuous Improvement Program is profoundly committed to providing the best-engineered products and world-class services timely and cost-effectively to promote performance in support of our customer’s continued success.
FORGING CAPABILITIES CHART
|SITE||MATERIAL||MAX PLAN VIEW AREA||MAX DIM’S||MAX WGT PER PIECE||MAX EQUIPMENT “BED SIZE”|
|Cleveland||Steels||425 in2||62” L or 43” W or 24” T||1,200lbs||75” X 96”|
|Titanium||300 in2||35” L or 16” W or 12” T||300lbs||75” X 96”|
|Aluminum||300 in2||54” L or 43” W or 24” T||150lbs||75” X 96”|
|Super Alloys||200 in2||20” L or 16” W or 12” T||300lbs||75” X 96”|
|Stainless||350 in2||60” L or 32” W or 24” T||400lbs||75” X 96”|
|Maniago||Steel||600 in2||57” L or 20” W or 10” T||350lbs||45” X 65”|
|Titanium||400 in2||55” L or 14” W or 7” T||150lbs||45” X 65”|
|Super Alloys||300 in2||55” L or 14” W or 7” T||150lbs||45” X 65”|
|Orange||Aluminum||125 in2||45” L or 30” W||100lbs||36” X 51”|
CONTINUOUS DESIGN OPTIMIZATION FOR SUPERIOR SOLUTIONS
SIFCO Forged Components merges design best practices with continuous improvement to ensure customer satisfaction throughout the life of a program.
Our knowledgeable engineering team engages today’s most innovative technology for tooling and process design and optimization:
- Pro-E / CREO and Catia
- Integrated model-based definition
- DEFORM Forging Simulation (2-D and 3-D)
- Portable CMM and Laser Scan inspection for dies and forgings
Our new part introduction process utilizes a systematic phased approach that provides continual feedback on achievability and critical functions of all forgings. Our proven success stems from SIFCO Forged Component’s integrated value stream, allowing customers and vendors to create the best possible methods for producing a superior component.
SIFCO SMART. DEDICATION TO CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT.
SIFCO’s SMART (Streamlined Manufacturing Activities to Reduce Time and Costs) Continuous Improvement Program uses today’s powerful tools of LEAN, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints (TOC) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) to reduce costs and lead time, improve quality and provide increasing value to our customers.
SMART is at the core of SIFCO’s culture and succeeds through the empowered participation of all of our employees. We invite every customer to join the SMART team for events on a regular basis.
WHY CHOOSE SIFCO AS YOUR PARTNER?
The SIFCO Team includes specialists with strong backgrounds in manufacturing of advanced components.
With them we provide:
- Forging design for structural, and high-performance components
- Expertise in materials
- R&D facilities – supporting your own product development
- Our integrated capabilities allow for the complete component manufacturing process in our facilities: design, forging, heat treating, machining, and finishing, which provides you with the complete control of all processes and streamlined deliveries