Scranton Operations Forging

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems boasts one of the world’s most modern forge shops. The shop contains six forge lines. Each line contains an automated, computer controlled, billet heating furnace and automated 3-step press line.

High production circular cut-off saws for billet separation

Gas-fired rotary hearth furnaces and electric induction billet heating systems capable of processing up to 20,000 pounds of steel per hour

Fully automated mechanical and hydraulic press forge lines, up to 2,500 ton capacity with integral material handling

Hot and Cold Forging capabilities with a full complementary metal preparation line

Large die space with long stroke capacity, specializing in backward extruded forgings

Temperature compensated hard gauging for immediate part inspection

In-house tool and die shop

3D computer modeling and Finite Element Analysis