Precision forging

Wichard: a world supplier for the aeronautics industry

Specialist in forging of small steel or stainless steel parts, Wichard is now a global supplier of accessory parts for the aeronautics industry. Expert in precision forging, Wichard is able to forge small parts from 1 g to 1 kg with close tolerances and works with different materials such as ferrous alloys, steel, stainless steel, and titanium.

Some examples...

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Some examples of parts for the aeronautics industry:

  • Connectors
  • Articulations for airplane seats
  • Nuts…

Some of our references:

Turbomeca, Sicma, Espa, Paratec… rely on Wichard.

Why choosing a Wichard forged product ?

Forging is the only method that guarantees the internal solidity of metal and improves its mechanical characteristics by aligning the material's fibers. The forging process enables optimizing the size and mechanical performances of the parts by reducing their weight and volume. All our products are forged, and carefully controlled and tested according to extremely rigorous procedures to ensure their quality (liquid penetrant and tensile testing). Material and conformity certificates are available on demand.

Manufacturing on demand:

Wichard ensures its development with powerful CAD-softwares and its production tooling by high-speed machining. In some instances, approved sub-contractors handle finishing steps like machining, heat treatment or surface coating. All operations adhere to our customer quality plan.

Contact precision forging

Wichard S.A.S.
Z.I. de Felet, CS 50085
63307 Thiers Cedex, France

Tél : +33 (0) 4 73 51 65 00
Fax : +33(0) 4 73 80 62 81
E-mail : precision.forging@wichard.com
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