Cold Heading

Cold headed or cold formed products are manufactured by forging, extruding or upsetting steel or other metals into finished goods at relatively low temperatures. Abbott-Interfast utilizes the latest in manufacturing technology and quality systems to continue our position as a leading global source for standard and custom Cold Headed parts and components.

To best fit your specific need or applications, Abbott-Interfast offers cold headed products made from a variety of materials, such as aluminum, copper, steel, stainless steel, brass, nickel, tin, lead and silver. 


Abbott’s cold headed parts are used in many industries including an array of products such as:

  • Automobiles/Motorcycles
  • Aircrafts/Boats
  • Video/Audio
  • Appliances
  • Oil and Gas Supply
  • Furniture
  • Medical
Cold Heading

Using today’s cold heading advancements, even miniature electronic components can be produced by cold forming with extreme precision. In many cases, currently machined parts can be cold headed and meet tolerances required yielding vast savings.

Capabilities Include:

  • Single and Multiple Die
  • Multi-Station Cold Forming
  • Threading
  • Pointing
  • Knurling
  • Roll Forming
  • Grooving
  • Drilling
  • Tapping
  • Trimming
  • Cross Drilling
  • Slotting
  • Shaving

Since 1948 Abbott has supplied efficiencies and turn-key products for our customers by handling all the secondary operations for various parts. Abbott takes your secondaries problems away due to our in-house operations and partnership with the best of the large Chicago area suppliers of secondary processes.

Secondaries include but not limited to:

  • Plating/Anodizing/Painting/Waxing
  • Nylon patching/Pellets/Adhesives
  • Heat-treating/Annealing
Cold Heading Services

We are highly responsive to customer needs and have a reputation for excellence, dependability, and innovation. Contact Abbott to learn more about how our custom fastening solutions can benefit your next application.

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