Queen City Forging applies rapid InfraRed heating to aluminum forgings with enhanced physical properties: improved fatigue life, fine grain aluminum metallurgy, and increased hardenability. Queen City Forging uses IR heating technology to reduce energy consumption and lower costs.
Queen City Forging uses custom forging: impression die forging, closed die forging, upset forging, drop forging, press forging, and hammer forging to produce
metal component parts for original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
Ohio's Thomas Edison Program
Emerging Technology Award
received by Queen City Forging
on Nov. 21, 2005
"Awarded annually to a single entity, the Edison Award recognizes an organization's global leadership in fostering or implementing innovation and in positively utilizing technology to impact its operation and the community.
'This year's winners continue to build upon Ohio's legacy as a worldwide leader in innovation,' Taft said.
'These businesses have demonstrated a strong commitment to product development and job creation in Ohio, paving the way to a stronger, brighter future for Ohioans and the world at large. I commend these companies on their outstanding achievements.'"
-- quoted from a Press Release by the Office of the Governor of the State of Ohio, Governor Bob Taft
Application of Rapid Infrared Heating to Aluminum Forgings
2005 Forging Industry Technical Conference Power Point Presentation -- Solutionization in the IR Furnace
Aluminum Forging Adobe PDF Presenataion
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Program from the November 21, 2005 Award Presentation