Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en Modern Day Blacksmithing http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modern-day-blacksmithing <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Once a very village-centric profession, blacksmithing today is primarily reserved for artisans.&nbsp; Whether creating wrought iron decorative gates, latches, bolts and other metalworked pieces, the modern day blacksmith uses the same tools, techniques and processes used many, many years ago.</p> <p>Farriery, which is the area of blacksmithing</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modern-day-blacksmithing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modern-day-blacksmithing#comments Forming Handling Heating Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:19:00 +0000 8191 at http://forgingmagazine.com Automatic Carbide Circular Cold Saw http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/automatic-carbide-circular-cold-saw <div class="node-body article-body">Behringer introduced the HCS-180 high-performance automatic carbide circular cold saw for cutting ferrous material at 90 degrees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/automatic-carbide-circular-cold-saw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/automatic-carbide-circular-cold-saw#comments Handling New Products Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:35:00 +0000 8181 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>With a blade diameter ranging from 16.5 to 20.5 in., the HCS-180 cuts round stock up to 7 in. in diameter.</p> Forging William Wallace's Claymore http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forging-william-wallaces-claymore <div class="node-body video-body">Master swordsmith Tony Swatton forges William Wallace's claymore.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forging-william-wallaces-claymore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forging-william-wallaces-claymore#comments Forming Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 8171 at http://forgingmagazine.com Firth Rixson Starting $200-Million Jet Engine Contract http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/firth-rixson-starting-200-million-jet-engine-contract <div class="node-body article-body">Firth Rixson Ltd. has a new long-term supply contract estimated over $200 million with Snecma for closed-die forgings and seamless rings as part of the LEAP engine program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/firth-rixson-starting-200-million-jet-engine-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/firth-rixson-starting-200-million-jet-engine-contract#comments Forming News Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:29:00 +0000 8161 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The LEAP high-bypass turbofan jet engines for commercial aircraft were developed by CFM International, a joint-venture of Snecma and GE Aviation, and the engines are produced by both partners, and then supplied to various aircraft OEMs.</p> Billion-Dollar Supply Agreement for Alcoa, Pratt & Whitney http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/billion-dollar-supply-agreement-alcoa-pratt-whitney <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa has secured a 10-year, $1.1-billion supply agreement with Pratt & Whitney concerning critical components for the PurePower geared turbofan jet engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/billion-dollar-supply-agreement-alcoa-pratt-whitney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/billion-dollar-supply-agreement-alcoa-pratt-whitney#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:22:00 +0000 8151 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Pratt &amp; Whitney&rsquo;s PurePower engine is a geared turbofan design incorporating novel materials and fewer component parts, and thus lower weight and reduced maintenance costs that result is significant reductions in fuel burn, environmental emissions, engine noise, and operating costs.</p> Lockhead Martin - Unmanned Deliveries: From Cargo to Reconnaissance http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/lockhead-martin-unmanned-deliveries-cargo-reconnaissance <div class="node-body video-body">Much has been said about drones, and the future of unmanned aircraft. Here's a great video from Lockhead Martin about their unmanned technology and development.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/lockhead-martin-unmanned-deliveries-cargo-reconnaissance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/lockhead-martin-unmanned-deliveries-cargo-reconnaissance#comments Entertainment Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 8141 at http://forgingmagazine.com Redesigned Tumble Belt Blast Machine http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/redesigned-tumble-belt-blast-machine <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Blast & Wash Systems released a newly redesigned tumble belt blast machine, the 6-cu.ft. Model 600.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/redesigned-tumble-belt-blast-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/redesigned-tumble-belt-blast-machine#comments Handling New Products Fri, 04 Jul 2014 16:27:00 +0000 8131 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>In addition to blasting, the No.600 addresses peening requirements with optional variable-speed blast wheel control, electromagnetic abrasive control valve and classifier, and optional PLC and touchscreen for pre-programmed, recorded, part-specific recipes.</p> Magnets for Lifting, Carrying http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/magnets-lifting-carrying <div class="node-body article-body">Eriez Bi-Polar Lifting Magnets allow users to safely lift and move steel without direct attachment by slings, hooks or cables. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/magnets-lifting-carrying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/magnets-lifting-carrying#comments Handling New Products Fri, 04 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 8121 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Eriez offers lifting magnets in permanent and electro designs with various models, sizes and strengths to handle many different lifting jobs.</p> For $2.85 Billion, Alcoa Adds New Aerospace Expertise http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/285-billion-alcoa-adds-new-aerospace-expertise <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa Inc. will pay $2.85 billion to buy Firth Rixson Ltd., a chain of 12 closed-die forging and seamless ring-rolling operations in Europe, the U.S., and China. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/285-billion-alcoa-adds-new-aerospace-expertise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/285-billion-alcoa-adds-new-aerospace-expertise#comments Forming Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:58:00 +0000 8111 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Isothermal forging will be a new capability for Alcoa, and one that is much in demand for jet engine manufacturing.</p> May / June 2014 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2014-06-26 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, Planning the Possibilities with ERP - Perryman became a forger because of opportunity, but it is succeeding because of planning - and much more!</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><strong>Forging </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><em><strong>In this issue,</strong></em> Planning the Possibilities with ERP - Perryman became a forger because of opportunity, but it is succeeding because of planning -&nbsp; and much more!</p> <p>To subscribe to <strong>Forging</strong> magazine, <a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/subscriptions">click here.</a></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/forming/new-orders-shipments-show-forging-has-much-room-growth">New Orders, Shipments Show Forging Has Much Room for Growth</a> <a href="/qc/forgers-plant-safety-strategy">For Forgers, Plant Safety is a Strategy </a> <a href="/simulationit/enterprising-manufacturer-grows-forging">Enterprising Manufacturer Grows Into Forging </a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2014-06-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 8101 at http://forgingmagazine.com Big and Powerful, Hydraulic Press is Flexible Too http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-and-powerful-hydraulic-press-flexible-too <div class="node-body gallery-body">Schuler's 140-MN press is its largest-ever hydraulic forging machine, and the center of a new production line for Sukhodol Press Forging LLC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-and-powerful-hydraulic-press-flexible-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-and-powerful-hydraulic-press-flexible-too#comments Forming Picture This Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:21:00 +0000 7991 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Schuler AG&rsquo;s largest-ever hydraulic forging machine is the center of a new production line for Sukhodol Press Forging LLC.</p> Streamlining Material Requirement Planning for Raytheon http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/streamlining-material-requirement-planning-raytheon <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon relies on a multi-tier network of suppliers, including forgers, and it must ensure that each one provides the required goods at the right time to keep its orders on track, while minimizing cost and handling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/streamlining-material-requirement-planning-raytheon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/streamlining-material-requirement-planning-raytheon#comments Simulation/IT Gold Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:33:00 +0000 8001 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Exostar&rsquo;s on-demand Supply Chain Platform (SCP) gives real-time visibility into operations across Raytheon&rsquo;s extended supply chain, identifying disconnects and allowing management by exception. It also provides analytics and reporting for faster decision-making and long-term process improvement.</p> Areva Creusot Forge's New Hydraulic Press http://forgingmagazine.com/video-galleries/areva-creusot-forges-new-hydraulic-press <div class="node-body video-body">“The future of energy” … “The new, 9,000-metric ton manipulator-press combination at Areva Creusot Forge.” At Le Creusot, France. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/video-galleries/areva-creusot-forges-new-hydraulic-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/video-galleries/areva-creusot-forges-new-hydraulic-press#comments Forming Video & Galleries Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:11:00 +0000 8091 at http://forgingmagazine.com Polymer Quenchants for Heat Treating http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/polymer-quenchants-heat-treating <div class="node-body article-body">Polymer quenchants are a safe alternative to oil quenching, owing to their unique polyalkylene glycol chemistry, plus corrosion inhibitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/polymer-quenchants-heat-treating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/polymer-quenchants-heat-treating#comments Heating New Products Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:21:00 +0000 8081 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Polymer quenchants were developed by Ross Blackwood, the founder of Tenaxol, in the 1960s and the first Ucon products were patented in 1965.</p> Power Monitor Tracks Machine or Entire Plant http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/power-monitor-tracks-machine-or-entire-plant <div class="node-body article-body">The NK Technologies APN-R Series Power Monitor measures power usage of a single piece of equipment, an extensive machine system, an area of a plant, or an entire installation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/power-monitor-tracks-machine-or-entire-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/power-monitor-tracks-machine-or-entire-plant#comments Materials/MRO New Products Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:13:00 +0000 8071 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The APN-R is equally suited to large-scale plant energy-management applications as to specific equipment monitoring tasks, such as detecting conveyor jams and overloads, or identifying dry running pumps.</p> Eaton Settles Antitrust Case with $500-Million Agreement http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/eaton-settles-antitrust-case-500-million-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Eaton will settle an antitrust suit by former joint venture partners Meritor and ZF Friedrichshafen with a $500-million agreement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/eaton-settles-antitrust-case-500-million-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/eaton-settles-antitrust-case-500-million-agreement#comments Forming News Tue, 24 Jun 2014 04:15:00 +0000 8061 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The FreedomLine heavy truck transmissions were produced by the ZF Meritor joint venture, and now by ZF Friedrichshafen.</p> Enterprising Manufacturer Grows Into Forging http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/enterprising-manufacturer-grows-forging <div class="node-body article-body">The Perryman Company is a forging operation, at least in part, but the details of how it guides a titanium bar to the forging press shows how it’s really a forging “enterprise.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/enterprising-manufacturer-grows-forging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/enterprising-manufacturer-grows-forging#comments Forming Simulation/IT Gold Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:41:00 +0000 8011 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>At Perryman, titanium ingots are just the start of a complex series of manufacturing details that lead to numerous finished products &mdash; including cold-forged surgical implants.</p> The Perryman Co. For Forgers, Plant Safety is a Strategy http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/forgers-plant-safety-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">Plant safety is not a competition, but the best performing operations deserve some credit, and Forging Industry Association delivers it to plants that achieve the best DART, Incidence Rates, and Frequency Rates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/forgers-plant-safety-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/forgers-plant-safety-strategy#comments QC Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:48:00 +0000 8021 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Rich Mennini, plant manager, explained &ldquo;safety is a challenge every day&rdquo; at Lakeview Forge, adding, &ldquo;all employees need to understand the equipment, and the work they are performing.&rdquo;</p> The Refresher Course http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/refresher-course <div class="node-body article-body">“Redesigning” engineering and product management as a counterexample to cautious, unimaginative manufacturing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/refresher-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/refresher-course#comments Opinion Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:08:00 +0000 8041 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>&ldquo;From design to delivery, a more product-focused infrastructure, supported with new customer-facing systems, will replace our traditional functional structure,&rdquo; according to Timken president and CEO Richard G. Kyle</p> New Orders, Shipments Show Forging Has Much Room for Growth http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-orders-shipments-show-forging-has-much-room-growth <div class="node-body article-body">The Forging Industry Association members’ 2013 shipments demonstrate no-more-than-modest results for producers of impression-die forgings and seamless rolled rings, and a poor outcome for open-die forgers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-orders-shipments-show-forging-has-much-room-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-orders-shipments-show-forging-has-much-room-growth#comments Forming Gold Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:01:00 +0000 8031 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Global Industry Analysts Inc. concludes there will be steady demand for durable goods for the foreseeable future.</p> Forging King Leonidas' Sword http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/forging-king-leonidas-sword <div class="node-body video-body">Master swordsmith Tony Swatton produces Sparta's greatest weapon.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/forging-king-leonidas-sword" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/forging-king-leonidas-sword#comments Entertainment Video & Galleries Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:18:00 +0000 7971 at http://forgingmagazine.com Forging Captain America's Shield http://forgingmagazine.com/video-galleries/forging-captain-americas-shield <div class="node-body video-body">Master swordsmith Tony Swatton forges favorite weapons from movies, games, and TV. Here, Captain America's shield comes to real life.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/video-galleries/forging-captain-americas-shield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/video-galleries/forging-captain-americas-shield#comments Video & Galleries Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:57:00 +0000 7961 at http://forgingmagazine.com Closed-Die Forging for DBB Valves http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/closed-die-forging-dbb-valves <div class="node-body video-body"><div class="about-description branded-page-box-padding"> <p>Oliver Valves has been manufacturing needle and ball valve manufactures for nearly 30 years, and offers both needle and ball valves to 10,000 psi together, with needle valve manifolds and close coupled manifolds.</p> <p>A full range of monoflanges and slimline monoflanges, double block and bleed (DBB) valves, injection valves, and sampling valves as well as distribution manifolds and instrumentation products complete the extensive range offered by Oliver Valves.</p></div></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/closed-die-forging-dbb-valves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/closed-die-forging-dbb-valves#comments Picture This Video & Galleries Wed, 11 Jun 2014 01:23:00 +0000 7951 at http://forgingmagazine.com North American Forgemasters Adding North America’s Largest Press http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/north-american-forgemasters-adding-north-america-s-largest-press <div class="node-body article-body">North American Forgemasters is installing a new open-die machine described by the builder as “the largest forging press in North America.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/north-american-forgemasters-adding-north-america-s-largest-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/north-american-forgemasters-adding-north-america-s-largest-press#comments Forming News Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:38:00 +0000 7941 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Danieli Breda designed and is building the open-die press it noted would process ingots up to 100 metric tons, and eventually up to 150 metric tons.</p> Consortium to “Roadmap” Thermal Processing Industry http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/consortium-roadmap-thermal-processing-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The Thermal Manufacturing Industries Advanced Technology Consortium will develop a roadmap to identify advanced manufacturing technologies and high-priority areas for development.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/consortium-roadmap-thermal-processing-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/consortium-roadmap-thermal-processing-industry#comments Heating Mon, 09 Jun 2014 01:29:00 +0000 7921 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Heat treating high-alloy steel forgings at Scana Steel S&ouml;derfors in Norway.</p> ASTM Sets Standards for Forgings in Transmission Poles http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/astm-sets-standards-forgings-transmission-poles <div class="node-body article-body">ASTM A1090/A1090M, Specification for Forged Rings and Hollows Produced from Steels with Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/astm-sets-standards-forgings-transmission-poles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/astm-sets-standards-forgings-transmission-poles#comments Forming News Sun, 08 Jun 2014 20:34:00 +0000 7911 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Steel bases of power transmission poles are critical to the structure, but often unnoticed as part of an electrical grid. Proper performance of such bases helps to ensure uninterrupted power to consumers.</p> New Range of Graphite Forging Lubricants http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-range-graphite-forging-lubricants <div class="node-body article-body">Condat is introducing Condaforge 625, 625 RFU, and 635, a range of graphite lubricants designed for forging of hot ferrous or nonferrous metal automotive and aerospace parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-range-graphite-forging-lubricants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-range-graphite-forging-lubricants#comments Dies/Die Materials New Products Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:54:00 +0000 7901 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Condat develops and formulates forging lubricants are developed and formulated to improve surface finish, extend die life, and reduce the total cost of lubrication.</p> 750-kV Micro-Focus X-Ray Source for NDT http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/750-kv-micro-focus-x-ray-source-ndt <div class="node-body article-body">
Nikon Metrology’s 750-kV X-ray source with micron level spot size is a high-power device for non-destructive inspection or measurement of large or dense objects, including engines, turbine blades, and large composite parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/750-kv-micro-focus-x-ray-source-ndt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/750-kv-micro-focus-x-ray-source-ndt#comments New Products QC Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:48:00 +0000 7891 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The 750-kV X-ray source offers sufficient penetration power and accuracy for in-depth inspection. Typical material penetration values are 160 mm for aluminum and 60 mm for steel.</p> Bifocal Safety Eyewear http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/bifocal-safety-eyewear <div class="node-body article-body">Gateway Safety’s Conqueror MAG is a bifocal safety eyewear design that is stylish and comfortable for those required to wear eye protection and have trouble focusing on small details, text or objects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/bifocal-safety-eyewear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/bifocal-safety-eyewear#comments New Products Tue, 27 May 2014 19:39:00 +0000 7881 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The addition of bifocal magnification reduces the risk to wearers associated with switching between regular safety glasses and reading glasses.</p> Carbide Circular Cold Saw http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/carbide-circular-cold-saw <div class="node-body article-body">Behringer has added an automated inclined magazine to its HCS-90E carbide circular cold saw.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/carbide-circular-cold-saw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/carbide-circular-cold-saw#comments Handling New Products Tue, 27 May 2014 19:32:00 +0000 7871 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>With operator involvement minimized, the redesigned HCS-90E is equipped with a PLC that can be programmed according to the number of pieces to be cut, product length, discharge handling, and other parameters. Integrated sensor technology helps ensure virtually non-stop throughput by detecting the leading and tail edges and automatically managing the feed rate.</p>