JLO Ordnance Products
JLO Metal Products currently supplies impact extruded aluminum components to a wide range of government contractors, military installations, and privately held munitions manufacturers. Aluminum ordnance products manufactured from JLO forward impact extrusions, reverse impact extrusions, and combination impact extrusions include:For more information on the impact extrusion process, including accepted commercial tolerance standards, click here .
Our engineers will assist in making your custom ordnance component designs compatible with our impact extrusion process. To request design engineering support or to send a specific technical inquiry, click here.
- Highly repeatable production process yields reliable impacted casings conforming to agreed upon military standards and specifications
- Capable of producing near-net shaped designs featuring complex internal and external geometries that can not be cost-effectively achieved through competing manufacturing methods
- Achieves a fully wrought component with uniform grain structure maximizing the strength, toughness and machinability of the final design
- Reverse extrusion process ideally suited for rapid, high volume production of symmetrical, hollow cone-shaped parts
- Unlike cones produced with other methods, grain flow for an impacted cone conforms to the contour of the part maximizing strength characteristics
- Allowable overall length to diameter ratio of up to 10:1 promotes unique design opportunities
- Reverse extrusion process ideally suited for rapid, high volume production of symmetrical, hollow can-shaped parts
- Highly repeatable production process yields reliable impacted signal munitions conforming to agreed upon safety standards and flare specifications
- Close tolerance munitions designs formed by impacting are more economical than those formed by competing manufacturing processes
- Completely forged, non-porous vessels assure a pressure-tight, leak proof container
- Impact process encourages can designs with bottoms thicker than the walls or cans with difficult to form bottom configurations
- Multiple diameter can shapes may be formed in a one-hit process as a single piece design, minimizing production time, assembly time, and required part count for a given bill of material