California Drop Forge (CDF) produces closed-die forgings and machined components from titanium, nickel base, stainless steels, aluminum and other exotic metal alloys. We are a leader in manufacturing precision forgings ranging from 2 lbs to 1,000 lbs. C DF is well-known for its precision workmanship and metal forging expertise.
Our manufacturing specialty is creating the highest quality metal forgings possible. Founded in 1901, CDF is one of the oldest drop forge facilities in the United States. CDF started as an oil tool forging company. With a focus on producing quality forgings and keeping on top of industry changes, California Drop Forge has become a leader in creating closed die forgings from a wide range of metals.
Our manufacturing plant offers full service with a complete die mold shop, layout inspection and non-destructive testing and full service machining capabilities. Our Engineering/Technical staff uses the latest computer design software programs for our forging and tooling work. Expert metallurgists use deformation /simulation software to calibrate and predict how various metals will behave during forging operations.
- Aircraft Structural Parts
- Air Management
- Aviation Flight ControL
- Engine Propulsion System Components
- Landing Gear Components
- Land Based Turbines
- Jet Engine Mounts & Components
- Medical Centrifuges & Components
- Pump Housings
- Rotating Forged Components
- Power Generation
- Metal Processing
- Transportation & Utilities