Forging Magazine http://m.forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en Wireless, Controller-Free Laser Tracker http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/wireless-controller-free-laser-tracker <div class="node-body article-body">The OTC Core is a high-performance laser tracker that delivers essential laser tracking measurement capability at an affordable price. Its compact size and wireless operation offers high-accuracy measurement with the convenience of portability and ease-of-use. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/wireless-controller-free-laser-tracker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/wireless-controller-free-laser-tracker#comments New Products QC Wed, 17 May 2017 14:34:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17911 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Forged Gear Plant Restarting, Plans to Expand http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/forged-gear-plant-restarting-plans-expand <div class="node-body article-body">Selma Precision Technologies is the name of a new hot- and warm-forging business in Selma, NC, taking over the former Sona BLW Precision Forge plant that closed in August 2016.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/forged-gear-plant-restarting-plans-expand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/forged-gear-plant-restarting-plans-expand#comments Forming Heating News Wed, 17 May 2017 13:51:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17901 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Automated, High-Volume Closed-Die Forging for Gears http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-high-volume-closed-die-forging-gears <div class="node-body article-body">Zhejiang Wanliyang, an automotive parts producer at Hangzhou, in China’s Zhejiang Province, ordered a fully automatic closed-die forging press from SMS group, with one of the buyer’s representatives calling it “the best integrated package of mechanical and automation equipment.”</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-high-volume-closed-die-forging-gears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-high-volume-closed-die-forging-gears#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming News Wed, 17 May 2017 06:15:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17891 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Kobe to Increase Aluminum Automotive Forging, Again http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-increase-aluminum-automotive-forging-again <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products in Bowling Green, KY, will start its seventh expansion project later this year, a $53-million program to increase output of forged aluminum automotive suspension parts to over 11.6 million parts/year.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-increase-aluminum-automotive-forging-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-increase-aluminum-automotive-forging-again#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Tue, 02 May 2017 00:48:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17561 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Record-Setting Seamless Ring, in Record Time http://m.forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time <div class="node-body gallery-body">Euskal Forging in Spain has established a new world record for seamless rolled-ring manufacturing, producing one with an outer diameter of 10,000 mm (more than 32 feet), and weighing 80,000 kg (more than 88 tons.)</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time#comments Forming Handling Heating Picture This QC Mon, 01 May 2017 17:17:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17531 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com More Forging, More Service, More Jet Engines http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/more-forging-more-service-more-jet-engines <div class="node-body gallery-body">Pratt & Whitney plans to invest approximately $386 million in a series of projects at its manufacturing complex in Columbus, GA, including a new isothermal forging press to produce turbine disks and compressor rotors.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/more-forging-more-service-more-jet-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/more-forging-more-service-more-jet-engines#comments Forming Heating Mon, 01 May 2017 16:35:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17501 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Isothermal Forging Heating Up for Jet Engine Builder http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/isothermal-forging-heating-jet-engine-builder <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney plans to invest approximately $386 million in a series of projects at its manufacturing complex in Columbus, GA, including a new isothermal forging press to produce turbine disks and compressor rotors.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/isothermal-forging-heating-jet-engine-builder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/isothermal-forging-heating-jet-engine-builder#comments Forming Heating Gold Mon, 01 May 2017 15:02:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17491 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Robotics Trends Shaping Performance http://m.forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotics-trends-shaping-performance <div class="node-body article-body">Automation in forging, and particularly robotics, is not a new development: What is new are the various technological and functional trends in robotic automation, and how those offer opportunities for forging operators to achieve the key performance indicators that define advanced manufacturing operations. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotics-trends-shaping-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotics-trends-shaping-performance#comments Handling Gold Mon, 01 May 2017 05:09:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17471 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Process Mapping/Simulation Combo Succeeds for Open-Die Set Up http://m.forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/process-mappingsimulation-combo-succeeds-open-die-set <div class="node-body article-body">The value of forging process simulation is not simply in how it optimizes production sequences, but in what information it reveals to the operators about the forging equipment and processes.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/process-mappingsimulation-combo-succeeds-open-die-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/process-mappingsimulation-combo-succeeds-open-die-set#comments Forming Simulation/IT Gold Mon, 01 May 2017 04:58:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17461 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Speaking Truthfully, and Knowing It http://m.forgingmagazine.com/opinion/speaking-truthfully-and-knowing-it <div class="node-body article-body">We live with a lot of uncertainty, but we should work to resolve doubt with truth where we can. We should target the euphemisms that foster so much of the distrust and cynicism that has become the spirit of our present age.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/opinion/speaking-truthfully-and-knowing-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/opinion/speaking-truthfully-and-knowing-it#comments Opinion Mon, 01 May 2017 04:50:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17451 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com March/April2017 Issue Forging Magazine http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-05-01 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">In this issue, Ring Rolling for the record --A 10,000-mm-diameter ring sets a new standard for seamless part production</div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-desc"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Forging&nbsp;</strong>magazine is dedicated to all independent and captive forge shops across the United States. Forging covers the world of open- and closed-die and ring-rolling forge shops by actively reporting on equipment and supplies, new process developments, case histories, and industry news.</p> <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"><em>In this issue</em>, Ring Rolling for the record --A 10,000-mm-diameter ring sets a new standard for seamless part production</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-mag-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/simulationit/process-mappingsimulation-combo-succeeds-open-die-set">Process Mapping/Simulation Combo Succeeds for Open-Die Set Up</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/handling/robotics-trends-shaping-performance">Robotics Trends Shaping Performance</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/forming/isothermal-forging-heating-jet-engine-builder">Isothermal Forging Heating Up for Jet Engine Builder</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-05-01" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 01 May 2017 04:00:00 +0000 bszilagyi 17541 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com GKN Buying Manufacturer of PM Hydraulic Pump Parts http://m.forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gkn-buying-manufacturer-pm-hydraulic-pump-parts <div class="node-body article-body">GKN plc, the engineering and manufacturing group for aerospace and automotive powertrain parts, agreed to by Tozmetal Ticaret Ve Sanayi AS (Tozmetal), a Turkish manufacturer of powder-metal parts for hydraulic pumps. The cost of the purchase was not made public.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gkn-buying-manufacturer-pm-hydraulic-pump-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gkn-buying-manufacturer-pm-hydraulic-pump-parts#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:39:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17281 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com New Lubricant for Hot Forging Steel, Alloys http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-lubricant-hot-forging-steel-alloys <div class="node-body article-body">Oelheld U.S. Inc. recently introduced AirForge 4028, calling it “the clean lubrication revolution for every forging operation.” AirForge 4028 is a protective lubricant developed for hot forging of steel and alloys that delivers “outstanding” results when metal protection is required versus oxidation, gas diffusion and heat. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-lubricant-hot-forging-steel-alloys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-lubricant-hot-forging-steel-alloys#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming New Products Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:25:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17251 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Kobe Steel Buys Quintus Technologies for $115M http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-buys-quintus-technologies-115m <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. acquired isostatic press designer and manufacturer Quintus Technologies AB for a reported $115 million. The seller was Milestone Partners, a private-equity firm.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-buys-quintus-technologies-115m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-buys-quintus-technologies-115m#comments Forming News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:35:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17241 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com 2017 New Developments in Forging Technology Conference http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-new-developments-forging-technology-conference <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The international conference — "New Developments in Forging Technology" — is organized every other year in collaboration with the Forschungsgesellschaft Umformtechnik mbH Stuttgart (FGU).</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Institute for Metal Forming Technology</span> <div class="street-address"> Holtzgartenstrasse 17 </div> <span class="locality">Stuttgart</span>, <span class="region">BW</span> <span class="postal-code">D 70174</span> <div class="country-name">Germany</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="48.782310">48° 46' 56.316" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="9.168600">9° 10' 6.96" E</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=Holtzgartenstrasse+17%2C+D+70174%2C+Stuttgart%2C+de">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-desc"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="text-align: justify;">The international conference &mdash; &quot;New Developments in Forging Technology&quot; &mdash; is organized every other year in collaboration with the Forschungsgesellschaft Umformtechnik mbH Stuttgart (FGU).<br /> About 300 engineers from commercial companies and universities are expected to attend this conference. During both days of the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to join the discussion regarding the state-of-the-art and future tendencies in bulk metal forming, and to contribute ideas on future public research and development activities.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">German and foreign experts from universities and industry will present papers. Thus, an adequate mix of theory and technical know-how will be provided.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">DUring the guided company tours, at the IFU&ndash;Night Event, and at the conference dinner you have the opportunity to meet &quot;good old friends&quot; or to make new ones.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-new-developments-forging-technology-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-new-developments-forging-technology-conference#comments 48.782310 9.168600 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:24:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17171 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Norsk Supplying FAA-Approved 3DP Ti Parts to Boeing http://m.forgingmagazine.com/picture/norsk-supplying-faa-approved-3dp-ti-parts-boeing <div class="node-body gallery-body">Norsk Titanium has a purchase order from Boeing Commercial Airplanes to supply 3D-printed, structural titanium components for the 787 Dreamliner, produced by Norsk’s proprietary Rapid Plasma Deposition™ process. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/picture/norsk-supplying-faa-approved-3dp-ti-parts-boeing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/picture/norsk-supplying-faa-approved-3dp-ti-parts-boeing#comments Forming Picture This Tue, 11 Apr 2017 02:27:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17071 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com American Axle Completes $3.3B Takeover of MPG http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/american-axle-completes-33b-takeover-mpg <div class="node-body article-body">American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. completed its takeover of Metaldyne Performance Group Inc., a $3.3-billion cash and debt transaction in November 2016. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/american-axle-completes-33b-takeover-mpg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/american-axle-completes-33b-takeover-mpg#comments Forming News Fri, 07 Apr 2017 02:02:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 17011 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Dana Building New Gear Plant in Europe, to Start Next Year http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-building-new-gear-plant-europe-start-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Dana Incorporated started construction for its new gear manufacturing plant in Eastern Europe, aiming to have it producing parts for regional demand by early next year, reaching full capacity by 2020.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-building-new-gear-plant-europe-start-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-building-new-gear-plant-europe-start-next-year#comments Forming News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 01:06:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16931 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Venture Launched to Forge Wind-Power Parts http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/venture-launched-forge-wind-power-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Gerdau Summit, the joint venture of Gerdau S.A., Japan Steel Works, Ltd., Sumitomo Corporation, and Gerdau S.A. has been launched and expects to be producing forged parts for wind-power projects early in 2018. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/venture-launched-forge-wind-power-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/venture-launched-forge-wind-power-parts#comments Forming News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 02:25:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16871 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com U.S. Manufacturers’ Confidence at 20-Year High, NAM Finds http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/us-manufacturers-confidence-20-year-high-nam-finds <div class="node-body article-body">The National Assn. of Manufacturers reported that its quarterly Manufacturers’ Outlook survey shows optimism increased to 93.3% during Q1 2017, a record high in the survey’s 20-year history.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/us-manufacturers-confidence-20-year-high-nam-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/us-manufacturers-confidence-20-year-high-nam-finds#comments Forming News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 02:15:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16861 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com HMI Workstations for Productivity, Increased Plant Safety http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds division expanded its series of MTL GECMA HMI workstations, introducing two new products, the thin client (TC) and personal computer (PC) versions. The new versions result in a common platform design for plant managers to reduce operating costs, optimize productivity and increase plant safety, with the additional benefits of reducing space in the cabinet, and “future proofing” the plant. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety#comments New Products Simulation/IT Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:54:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16791 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com 2017 International Forging Conference http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-international-forging-conference <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The 22nd International Forging Congress will focus on how forging businesses may survive in this era of great change, and how to make the industry and/or enterprises more powerful.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hangzhou International Expo Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 353 Benjing Avenue </div> <span class="locality">Huangzhou</span>, <span class="region">33</span> <span class="postal-code">311215</span> <div class="country-name">China</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="23.127191">23° 7' 37.8876" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="113.268674">113° 16' 7.2264" E</abbr></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-desc"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The 22nd International Forging Congress will focus on how forging businesses may survive in this era of great change, and how to make the industry and/or enterprises more powerful. It is no doubt that many elites, experts and excellent business operators in forging industry around the world will be gathered in the Congress to exchange their latest experience, and understanding of the times. And the Congress will also present the latest achievements in the key elements of forging, such as material, equipment, technology and the market.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-international-forging-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-international-forging-conference#comments 23.127191 113.268674 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 03:27:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16781 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com FIA Mechanical Press Maintenance Workshop http://m.forgingmagazine.com/fia-mechanical-press-maintenance-workshop-1 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Forging Industry Assn.</span> <div class="street-address"> 1111 Superior Ave. </div> <span class="locality">Cleveland</span>, <span class="region">OH</span> <span class="postal-code">44114</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.503551">41° 30' 12.7836" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-81.686940">81° 41' 12.984" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.503551+-81.686940+%281111+Superior+Ave.%2C+Cleveland%2C+OH%2C+44114%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/fia-mechanical-press-maintenance-workshop-1#comments 41.503551 -81.686940 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 03:00:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16771 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com 2017 FIA Annual Meeting http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-fia-annual-meeting <div class="node-body event-body">The 2017 FIA Annual Meeting of Members provides in-depth analysis of the most pressing political and economic issues facing the forging industry today. Attendees can find answers to some of their biggest questions, and will leave the event with the knowledge needed to grow their businesses.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Terranea Resort</span> <div class="street-address"> 100 Terranea Way </div> <span class="locality">Rancho Palos Verdes</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">90275</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.739569">33° 44' 22.4484" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.398994">118° 23' 56.3784" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.739569+-118.398994+%28100+Terranea+Way%2C+Rancho+Palos+Verdes%2C+CA%2C+90275%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-desc"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span id="ctl01_TemplateBody_WebPartManager1_gwpciEventDisplay_ciEventDisplay_AdditionalInfoHtmlData"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 18px;">The 2017 FIA Annual Meeting of Members provides in-depth analysis of the most pressing political and economic issues facing the forging industry today. Attendees can find answers to some of their biggest questions, and will leave the event with the knowledge needed to grow their businesses.</span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-fia-annual-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/2017-fia-annual-meeting#comments 33.739569 -118.398994 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 02:52:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16761 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Back-Blow Air Nozzle for Cleaning IDs http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/back-blow-air-nozzle-cleaning-ids <div class="node-body article-body">Exair’s new Model 1004SS, M4 NPT back-blow air nozzle was designed to deliver the smallest, most effective airflow for blowing debris and liquids from small pipe or hose inside diameters, channels, bores, holes, internal threads, and other internal part features. An array of holes provides a forceful, 360-degree airflow to clear out coolant, chips, and light oils following machining processes. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/back-blow-air-nozzle-cleaning-ids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/back-blow-air-nozzle-cleaning-ids#comments Handling New Products Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:31:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16451 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Pratt & Whitney Building Isothermal Forging Plant http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/pratt-whitney-building-isothermal-forging-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney plans to invest approximately $386 million in a series of projects at its manufacturing complex in Columbus, GA, including a new isothermal forging press to produce turbine disks and compressor rotors.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/pratt-whitney-building-isothermal-forging-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/pratt-whitney-building-isothermal-forging-plant#comments Forming News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:44:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16441 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com SMS Completes Forging/Ring-Rolling Line for Ti Alloys http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/sms-completes-forgingring-rolling-line-ti-alloys <div class="node-body article-body">A combination forging/ring-rolling line designed and installed by SMS Group for VSMPO-Avisma to produce titanium-alloy rings for jet engines gained a “final acceptance certificate,” the contractor announced recently. </div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/sms-completes-forgingring-rolling-line-ti-alloys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forming/sms-completes-forgingring-rolling-line-ti-alloys#comments Forming News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 02:22:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16431 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Open Automation for Open-Die Process http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/open-automation-open-die-process <div class="node-body article-body">Danieli Breda has developed DANFORGE+, a process technology platform dedicated to the control and automation of open-die forging plants. It is an open automation system that provides complete co-ordination between press and manipulators allowing full integrated controls for highest productivity and repeatability of forging cycle considering the limits dictated by the type of material, working temperature, geometrical shape of work piece and dies.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/open-automation-open-die-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/new-products/open-automation-open-die-process#comments New Products Simulation/IT Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:59:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16111 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com January/February 2017 Issue Forging Magazine http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forging/2017-03-08 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, Microfinishing Crankshafts--Reengineering to achieve the same surface quality on crankshaft journals as on radii</p> </div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-desc"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Forging&nbsp;</strong>magazine is dedicated to all independent and captive forge shops across the United States. Forging covers the world of open- and closed-die and ring-rolling forge shops by actively reporting on equipment and supplies, new process developments, case histories, and industry news.</p> <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"><em style="font-size: 13px;"><strong style="font-size: 13px;">In this issue</strong></em><em style="font-size: 13px;"><strong style="font-size: 13px;">,</strong></em>&nbsp;Microfinishing&nbsp;Crankshafts--Reengineering to achieve the same surface quality on crankshaft journals as on radii</p> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-mag-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/materialsmro/changing-science-and-processes-forming">Changing the Science and Processes of Forming</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/forming/near-net-shape-steel-forging-large-crankshafts">Near-Net-Shape Steel Forging for Large Crankshafts</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/forging/2017-03-08" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0000 bszilagyi 16101 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com Titan Remains Cautious on Off-Road Wheel Import Duties http://m.forgingmagazine.com/handling/titan-remains-cautious-road-wheel-import-duties <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Dept. of Commerce issued countervailing duty orders on imports of off-the-road tires from India and Sri Lanka, and an anti-dumping duty order on such tires from India — an outcome that generally pleased wheel manufacturer Titan International Inc. and the United Steelworkers of America, who had filed the trade violations petition.</div><p><a href="http://m.forgingmagazine.com/handling/titan-remains-cautious-road-wheel-import-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://m.forgingmagazine.com/handling/titan-remains-cautious-road-wheel-import-duties#comments Handling News Wed, 08 Mar 2017 03:06:00 +0000 RobertBrooks 16091 at http://m.forgingmagazine.com