Skip to Main Content


This article focuses on the forging behavior and practices of carbon and alloy steels. It presents general guidelines for forging in terms of practices, steel selection, forgeability and mechanical properties, heat treatments of steel forgings, die design features, and machining. The article discusses the effect of forging on final component properties and presents special considerations for the design of hot upset forgings.

You do not currently have access to this chapter.
Don't already have an account? Register

C.J. Van Tyne, 2005. "Forging of Carbon and Alloy Steels", Metalworking: Bulk Forming, S.L. Semiatin

Download citation file:

Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal