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Sheffield Forgemasters International

Company Address:

PO Box 286
Brightside Lane
S9 2RW

Contact Name: Mick Holloway

Tel: +44 (0) 1142 519034
Fax: +44 (0) 1142 519013

Sheffield Forgemasters International

Sheffield Forgemasters International operates 3 main subsidiary companies:

Steel SFM melts a broad range steel compositions from plain carbon to stainless in ingots from 1t to 300t via EAF and vacuum ladle steelmaking processes. It is also responsible for sales of forged bar.

Engineering SFM manufacture the largest steel castings and forgings in the western world for a range of heavy engineering markets including steelplant, power generation, offshore oil, petrochemical and defence industries. Giant one piece castings for mill housing and press frames to 350t finished weight are in regular production. The member is an acknowledged world leader in both forged work and back-up rolls for strip and plate mills. Recent developments have increased the maximum size of back-up roll to 170t finished.

Vulcan SFM, builds on Sheffield Forgemasters’ unrivalled 200 year engineering experience. Created to provide a wide range of services to engineering companies, Vulcan SFM uses the latest available software to design, draw and simulate manufacture of the most complex components for the off-shore, architectural, power generation and hydropower industries plus many other “one off” forgings and castings.

With access to some of the best metallurgists, forge and foundry personnel in the UK, backed up by a team of engineers, designers and computer analysts using software such as Pro Engineer, Magmasoft, Mathcad and Pro Mechanica, Vulcan SFM can manage a project from initial concept through to design, simulation, manufacture, testing and final assembly/installation.

Categories of work include: -

General Services

  • Design
  • Installation
  • Commissioning
  • Turnkey
  • Consultancy
  • Rebuilds
  • Refurbishment
  • Castings for plant applications
  • Specialist forgings

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