Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en Defects Confirmed in Steel Forgings for Nuclear Reactors http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/defects-confirmed-steel-forgings-nuclear-reactors <div class="node-body article-body">The French nuclear regulatory agency confirmed a discovery of safety-defects in about 400 forged parts produced since 1965 for nuclear reactors built by Areva. The agency narrowed its statement to indicate about 50 of the parts are installed in nuclear reactor plants operating in France. It did not comment on any forgings that may have been installed in reactors elsewhere.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/defects-confirmed-steel-forgings-nuclear-reactors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/defects-confirmed-steel-forgings-nuclear-reactors#comments Materials/MRO News Fri, 27 May 2016 13:59:00 +0000 11531 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Creusot Forge produced the upper and bottom sections of a reactor pressure vessel being installed by Areva for the Flamanville EPR plant in France, where the initial defects were discovered.</p> Welding Wire Extends Die Life in Extreme Heat http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/welding-wire-extends-die-life-extreme-heat <div class="node-body article-body">Weld Mold Company introduced a new welding wire it indicated would extend press die life in "extreme heat conditions" by providing superior hardness retention in temperatures as high as 1,200°F.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/welding-wire-extends-die-life-extreme-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/welding-wire-extends-die-life-extreme-heat#comments Dies/Die Materials Handling Materials/MRO New Products Tue, 24 May 2016 17:52:00 +0000 11521 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Weld Mold 5551 reportedly is well suited for use as an overlay on punches, mandrels, hot working dies, forming rolls, and performs well in areas subjected to prolonged high temperatures.</p> Researchers Aim to Track, Predict Corrosion in Aircraft Parts http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/researchers-aim-track-predict-corrosion-aircraft-parts <div class="node-body article-body">The Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) program initiated a research program dedicated to developing a database and computer models that will predict corrosion in aluminum alloys, in airplanes and other transport applications. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/researchers-aim-track-predict-corrosion-aircraft-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/researchers-aim-track-predict-corrosion-aircraft-parts#comments Forming Tue, 24 May 2016 16:33:00 +0000 11511 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Current efforts to combat corrosion in aircraft components rely on experience and expensive, labor-intensive testing to identify how manufacturing processes (heating, forming) and actual use affect the corrosion-resistance of a specific part.</p> Jorgensen Forge in Bankruptcy, Still Operating http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-bankruptcy-still-operating <div class="node-body article-body">Jorgensen Forge, an open-die forger supplying aerospace, energy, defense, and other markets, is operating within a Chapter 11 bankruptcy declaration, involving its parent company and three other holdings.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-bankruptcy-still-operating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-bankruptcy-still-operating#comments Forming News Tue, 24 May 2016 12:11:00 +0000 11501 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Seattle-area plant includes four open-die presses and two ring-rolling mills. It also offers heat-treating and machining, and it has special capabilities for &ldquo;marine shafting&rdquo; as well as full testing and inspection services.</p> Jorgensen Forge Hellwig Suspension Products - Forged for Life http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hellwig-suspension-products-forged-life <div class="node-body video-body">Family owned and operated for 70 years, Hellwig Suspension Products specializes in precision engineered suspension and load control products. This fourth-generation California company proudly designs and manufactures all of its parts in the U.S., including sway bars, leaf springs, air bag systems and more for improved handling, safety and load control focused on the performance, truck, off-road, towing, UTV, armored and military vehicles, RV and commercial markets. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hellwig-suspension-products-forged-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hellwig-suspension-products-forged-life#comments Forming Mon, 16 May 2016 21:07:00 +0000 11491 at http://forgingmagazine.com "Ultra-Fast" Cutting Automatic Horizontal Bandsaw http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/ultra-fast-cutting-automatic-horizontal-bandsaw <div class="node-body article-body">Behringer Saws Inc. introduced the HBM 500SC, an ultra-fast cutting automatic horizontal bandsaw capable of removing over 70 square inches per minute of material. It can cut a range of materials, from carbon steels to tool steels, stainless and high-alloy steels, nearly four times faster than conventional bandsaws. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/ultra-fast-cutting-automatic-horizontal-bandsaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/ultra-fast-cutting-automatic-horizontal-bandsaw#comments Handling New Products Wed, 11 May 2016 14:09:00 +0000 11481 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The HBM 500SC has a 19.6x19.6-in. maximum cutting capacity. A heavy-duty gearbox, rigid cast iron frame, and dynamically re-engineered design substantially reduce or eliminate vibration and promote enhanced speed and precision.</p> Kobe to Start Aluminum Automotive Extrusion in Kentucky http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-start-aluminum-automotive-extrusion-kentucky <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. plans to establish Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions in Bowling Green, KY, to manufacture and sell aluminum extrusions for automotive manufacturing in the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-start-aluminum-automotive-extrusion-kentucky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-start-aluminum-automotive-extrusion-kentucky#comments Forming News Wed, 11 May 2016 03:50:00 +0000 11471 at http://forgingmagazine.com Dana Planning New Automotive Axle Plant in Ohio http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/dana-planning-new-automotive-axle-plant-ohio <div class="node-body article-body">Dana Holding Corporation has a $70-million plan to expand and improve a plant site in Toledo, OH, as a new “high-tech” axle manufacturing operation, supplying Fiat Chrysler and at least one other automakers by late 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/dana-planning-new-automotive-axle-plant-ohio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/dana-planning-new-automotive-axle-plant-ohio#comments Handling News Wed, 11 May 2016 01:24:00 +0000 11461 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Dana 30 and Dana 44 axles (shown) would be assembled at the new plant to supply FCA and another unidentified OEM. Future programs and assembly lines may be possible at the same location, too.</p> 36th SENAFOR http://forgingmagazine.com/36th-senafor <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The 36th SENAFOR will combine with 20th International Conference of Forging - Brazil, the 19th National / 6th International Conference on Flat Products Forming, the 3rd Congress of BrDDRG, the 6th International Conference on Materials and Processes for Renewable Energy, and the 12th National Meeting of Powder Metallurgy / 6th International Conference Powder Metallurgy - Brazil.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hotel Plaza São Rafael </span> <div class="street-address"> Av. Alberto Bins </div> <span class="locality">Porto Alegre </span>, <span class="region">RS</span> <span class="postal-code">90030-140</span> <div class="country-name">Brazil</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="-30.027860">30° 1' 40.296" S</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-51.219707">51° 13' 10.9452" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com.br?q=-30.027860+-51.219707+%28Hotel+Plaza+S%C3%A3o+Rafael+%2CAv.+Alberto+Bins%2C+Porto+Alegre+%2C+RS%2C+90030-140%2C+br%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The 36th SENAFOR will combine with 20th International Conference of Forging - Brazil, the 19th National / 6th International Conference on Flat Products Forming, the 3rd Congress of BrDDRG, the 6th International Conference on Materials and Processes for Renewable Energy, and the 12th National Meeting of Powder Metallurgy / 6th International Conference Powder Metallurgy - Brazil.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/36th-senafor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/36th-senafor#comments -30.027860 -51.219707 Wed, 04 May 2016 18:12:00 +0000 11451 at http://forgingmagazine.com Schuler Buys Die Designer, Manufacturer Aweba http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/schuler-buys-die-designer-manufacturer-aweba <div class="node-body article-body">Forging and forming press builder Schuler AG plans to takeover die designer and manufacturer Aweba, expanding its capabilities in that related sector of production process technology.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/schuler-buys-die-designer-manufacturer-aweba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/schuler-buys-die-designer-manufacturer-aweba#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming News Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:22:00 +0000 11391 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Aweba Group is a full-service designer and manufacturer of dies for forming and forging.</p> Bharat Forge Wins Another Boeing Contract http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/bharat-forge-wins-another-boeing-contract <div class="node-body article-body">India’s Bharat Forge earned a new contract from Boeing Commercial Airplanes to supply four titanium closed-die forgings for the 777X, a redesigned version of the 777 long-range, wide-body jet that is the world’s largest twin-engine aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/bharat-forge-wins-another-boeing-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/bharat-forge-wins-another-boeing-contract#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:51:00 +0000 11381 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The 777X will be a redesigned version of the 777, the long-range, wide-body jet that is the world&rsquo;s largest twin-engine aircraft. Assembly will begin at Boeing&rsquo;s Everette, WA, production line in 2017.</p> Questions We Don’t Ask and Cannot Answer http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/questions-we-don-t-ask-and-cannot-answer <div class="node-body article-body">Filling up time is remarkably important to people of our era: we want answers - and everything else - quickly. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/questions-we-don-t-ask-and-cannot-answer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/questions-we-don-t-ask-and-cannot-answer#comments Opinion Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:32:00 +0000 11341 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Even as it was approaching its decline and collapse the Roman Empire produced a great leader whose <em>Meditations</em> continue to provide a truthful introspection about life and its purposes.</p> An Epic Tale of Survival, and Upset Forging http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/epic-tale-survival-and-upset-forging <div class="node-body gallery-body">A 9-in. upset-forging machine built by National Machinery Co. and once described as being among the largest ever built was completed in 1941 and shipped to a forger in the Soviet Union. Now, it has been returned home for rehabilitation, to manufacture again.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/epic-tale-survival-and-upset-forging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/epic-tale-survival-and-upset-forging#comments Forming Picture This Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:20:00 +0000 11331 at http://forgingmagazine.com Choosing Lubricants for High-Temperature Operations http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/choosing-lubricants-high-temperature-operations <div class="field-byline"> Jarmo Vihersalo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In selecting a grease that will help to maximize equipment protection and increase productivity, it is vital to consider the quality and performance of a product, but also the requirements and challenges of the specific application. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/choosing-lubricants-high-temperature-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/choosing-lubricants-high-temperature-operations#comments Materials/MRO Gold Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:19:00 +0000 11321 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>&ldquo;Typically, greases with synthetic base oils can provide a wider operating temperature range than conventional, mineral-based greases.&rdquo;</p> Considerations When Contemplating the Sale of a Business http://forgingmagazine.com/expert-advice/considerations-when-contemplating-sale-business <div class="node-body article-body">Most owners of privately held businesses consider selling from time to time, and almost all of them at some point do sell their businesses. Whether a business is large or small, there are several important matters for business owners to address early in the sale process. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/expert-advice/considerations-when-contemplating-sale-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/expert-advice/considerations-when-contemplating-sale-business#comments Expert Advice Forming Materials/MRO Gold Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:26:00 +0000 11311 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Know whom to call: Anyone thinking of selling a business should begin to identify advisors with whom they are comfortable working, and discussing details and possibilities.</p> March/April 2016 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2016-04-25 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>Making Robotic Welding Work for Forgers--Absolute Welding and Machining is first to adopt a comprehensive package of product modeling, process design and automated welding to optimize die repair.</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <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;<em>Making Robotic Welding&nbsp;Work for Forgers</em>--<span style="letter-spacing: -0.2px">Absolute Welding and Machining is first to adopt a comprehensive package of product modeling, process design and automated welding to optimize die repair.&nbsp;</span></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/materialsmro/choosing-lubricants-high-temperature-operations">Choosing Lubricants for High-Temperature Operations</a> <a href="/expert-advice/considerations-when-contemplating-sale-business">Considerations When Contemplating the Sale of a Business</a> <a href="/picture/epic-tale-survival-and-upset-forging">An Epic Tale of Survival, and Upset Forging </a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2016-04-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 04:00:00 +0000 11361 at http://forgingmagazine.com Robotized, Optimized Forging Die Welding http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/robotized-optimized-forging-die-welding <div class="node-body gallery-body">Some narrowly applicable robotic systems have been developed for forging die repair, which have worked if a die is machine-prepped. NeWeld has combined several automation and welding technologies to introduce the first die-welding robot system. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/robotized-optimized-forging-die-welding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/robotized-optimized-forging-die-welding#comments Dies/Die Materials Simulation/IT Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:16:00 +0000 11271 at http://forgingmagazine.com Making Robotic Welding Work for Forgers http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/making-robotic-welding-work-forgers <div class="field-byline"> Dustin Wilcox </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some narrowly applicable robotic systems have been developed for forging die repair, which have worked if a die is machine-prepped. NeWeld has combined several automation and welding technologies to introduce the first die-welding robot system. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/making-robotic-welding-work-forgers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/making-robotic-welding-work-forgers#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming Simulation/IT Gold Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:01:00 +0000 11261 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Applicable robotic systems for forging die repair have required a considerable investment in preparation time and materials, adding to the overall cost of the project. NeWeld has combined several automation and welding technologies to introduce the first die-welding robot package.</p> SFIL Pours Frame for New Ajax-Ceco/SSP Press http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sfil-pours-frame-new-ajax-cecossp-press <div class="node-body article-body">Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd. is producing a large-scale casting for a new forging press being built by Ajax-Ceco for Southwest Steel Processing. According to reports, the order is worth more than $1.4 million to Sheffield Forgemasters. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sfil-pours-frame-new-ajax-cecossp-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sfil-pours-frame-new-ajax-cecossp-press#comments Forming News Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:43:00 +0000 11141 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Sheffield Forgemasters has experience casting large-dimension parts &ndash; including past projects producing parts for Ajax-Ceco presses.</p> Hatebur Buying Cold-Forming Machine Builder Carlo Salvi http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hatebur-buying-cold-forming-machine-builder-carlo-salvi <div class="node-body article-body">The Swiss forming machinery specialist Hatebur Umformmaschinen AG agreed to buy Italy’s Carlo Salvi SpA, a cold-forming machine builder. The two firms explained that the organizations, locations, and employment totals would continue unchanged.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hatebur-buying-cold-forming-machine-builder-carlo-salvi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hatebur-buying-cold-forming-machine-builder-carlo-salvi#comments Forming News Wed, 13 Apr 2016 01:55:00 +0000 11131 at http://forgingmagazine.com Stand-Alone Induction Heating System http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/stand-alone-induction-heating-system <div class="node-body article-body">Ambrell, a developer of induction-heating applications, launched its “next generation” Ekoheat product series, featuring Versatile Performance Architecture (VPA) Technology, explaining this new class of products makes induction processes “easy, safe, and serviceable.” </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/stand-alone-induction-heating-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/stand-alone-induction-heating-system#comments Heating New Products Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:28:00 +0000 11101 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Ambrell introduced a range of induction-heating control systems that incorporate its new Versatile Performance Architecture technology.</p> Alcoa Scores Airbus Supply Deal on Strength of 3DP http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-scores-airbus-supply-deal-strength-3dp <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa’s new contract with Airbus includes 3D-printed titanium fuselage and engine pylon parts, in a supply agreement that draws on various materials design, product development, and aerospace manufacturing capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-scores-airbus-supply-deal-strength-3dp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-scores-airbus-supply-deal-strength-3dp#comments Forming News Fri, 08 Apr 2016 02:54:00 +0000 11081 at http://forgingmagazine.com Automotive Industry in the United States -- Released April 2016 http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/automotive-industry-united-states-released-april-2016 <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/automotive-industry-united-states-released-april-2016" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://forgingmagazine.com/site-files/forgingmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/auto-industry.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Find out the latest information on the U.S. auto industry production and sales. In addition, this dossier also includes data on selected car manufacturers and the automotive aftermarket.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/automotive-industry-united-states-released-april-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forging Industry Reports Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:49:00 +0000 11071 at http://forgingmagazine.com Meritor Gets Five-Year Contract Renewal from Navistar http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/meritor-gets-five-year-contract-renewal-navistar <div class="node-body article-body">Meritor Inc. announced it has a new five-year agreement with commercial truck builder Navistar International Corp., continuing its role as the provider of brakes and rear axles systems for medium-duty trucks and buses, as well as front axles in “severe service” truck, medium-duty trucks, and buses.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/meritor-gets-five-year-contract-renewal-navistar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/meritor-gets-five-year-contract-renewal-navistar#comments Forming News Mon, 04 Apr 2016 02:14:00 +0000 11011 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>One of Navistar Dura-Star medium duty commercial trucks.</p> New Programming Interface for Crankshaft Gages http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-programming-interface-crankshaft-gages <div class="node-body article-body">A new programming interface simplifies part programming, sequence building, and reporting for Adcole Corp. Model 1100 and 1200 crankshaft gages.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-programming-interface-crankshaft-gages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-programming-interface-crankshaft-gages#comments New Products QC Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:18:00 +0000 10981 at http://forgingmagazine.com A Union of Forging and Rolling, French Style http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/union-forging-and-rolling-french-style <div class="node-body gallery-body">L’Union des Forgerons, produces forged parts and rolled rings in specialty and tool steels (particularly for pressurized vessels), stainless, and nonferrous alloys (aluminum, copper alloys, titanium). The current operation consists of several hammer mills in the 600- to 2,000-kg range, along with an open-die press and a circular rolling mill. A range of heat-treating options are offered, and finished products are available as-forged, sand blasted, rough machined or custom machined.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/union-forging-and-rolling-french-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/union-forging-and-rolling-french-style#comments Forming Handling Heating Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:01:00 +0000 10911 at http://forgingmagazine.com Sustainable Energy in America -- Factbook http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/sustainable-energy-america-factbook <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/sustainable-energy-america-factbook" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://forgingmagazine.com/site-files/forgingmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/energy-promo.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Download market reports containing the latest available and most pertinent industry information.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/sustainable-energy-america-factbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Reports Gold Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:53:00 +0000 10971 at http://forgingmagazine.com AAM Puts Automotive Systems to the Test http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aam-puts-automotive-systems-test <div class="node-body gallery-body">American Axle & Manufacturing wrapped up a series of performance tests for its mechanical and electric driveline technologies, for OEMs on two automotive proving tracks. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aam-puts-automotive-systems-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aam-puts-automotive-systems-test#comments Forming Sun, 27 Mar 2016 21:03:00 +0000 10931 at http://forgingmagazine.com McInnes Rolled Rings Expands Heat-Treating Capabilities http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/mcinnes-rolled-rings-expands-heat-treating-capabilities <div class="node-body gallery-body">Seamless ring producer McInnes Rolled Rings completed an $8-million, 25,000-square-foot expansion at its plant in Erie, PA, enhancing the scope of its heat-treating capability to include quenching/tempering forged parts up to 144 in. diameter. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/mcinnes-rolled-rings-expands-heat-treating-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/mcinnes-rolled-rings-expands-heat-treating-capabilities#comments Heating Wed, 16 Mar 2016 01:59:00 +0000 10871 at http://forgingmagazine.com Alcoa Awarded $50-Million U.S. Army Vehicles Contract http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-awarded-50-million-us-army-vehicles-contract <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa won a five-year contract worth up to $50 million from the U.S. Army to support projects developing new technologies for lightweight advanced ground combat vehicles. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-awarded-50-million-us-army-vehicles-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-awarded-50-million-us-army-vehicles-contract#comments Forming News Tue, 15 Mar 2016 03:29:00 +0000 10861 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>In 2013-2014 Alcoa developed and produced a monolithic aluminum hull for U.S. Army combat vehicles, described as &ldquo;the largest closed die forging ever made.&rdquo;</p>