Cold heading has been around for over 75 years. Since then, this manufacturing technology has advanced substantially. Cold heading can allow manufacturers to increase production efficiency while cutting operational costs when done correctly. One of the most important advantages of the process is its capacity to essentially eliminate scrap.
Cold heading was once assumed to be only for little fasteners, but it is now utilized for a variety of metals, sizes, and combinations. The accompanying document provides an excellent explanation of the method’s advantages and disadvantages.