Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company placed an order with Germany’s SMS Meer for the supply of a wedge press with forging roll.
Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company, a
Chinese-Japanese joint venture, placed an order with Germany’s SMS Meer for the
supply of a wedge press with forging roll. The machines are intended for the
new forging works in Guangzhou, Huadu Province, China. The wedge press is an
AKP 2500 with a forging force of 25 MN. The wedge drive of the ram ensures
consistently close forging tolerances. The ARWS 1 forging roll pre-forms the
material to be forged. It also reduces the starting material input and material
costs. Commissioning of the new forging line is scheduled for the beginning of
The plant will enable Dongfeng Nissan to produce various con
rod sizes for passenger cars flexibly and fully automatically in a minimum of
time. The company will produce con rods only for its own car production at the
plant. Dongfeng Nissan successfully operates two identical plants from SMS Meer
at its works in Yokohama, Japan.