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River Don: Hammers for Closed Die and Ring Forging with a history stretching back over 150 years

With drop-stamping hammers ranging from 3 to 25 tonnes plus our in-house design and die making ability, the River Don site forges complex, asymmetrical products with the following size ranges:


  • 3kg to 1800kg weight range
  • 15cm to 1m wide (or dia)
  • Up to 3m long


  • Titanium: 6-4, 6-2-4-2
  • Nickel: C263, 718, N90, N901
  • Steel

Our specialist team at River Don can then carry out heat treatment, NDT, pre-machining and finish machining on these forged products.

You’ll also find our ring hammers hard at work alongside a 160T vertical ring cell and 1,000T hydraulic press, making a wide range of forged and rolled seamless rings using stainless steel, titanium and nickel-based alloys, with the following size ranges:


  • Min: 1kg (2lbs)
  • Max: 600kg (1322lbs)


  • Min: 150mm (6”)
  • Max: 1500mm (59”)


  • Up to 330mm (13”)
    dependent on alloy

Product applications include aerospace engines, aerospace landing gear, aerospace nacelles, power generation and oil & gas.

For more information about our River Don site, please get in touch with us.