Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en GKN Buying Manufacturer of PM Hydraulic Pump Parts http://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://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gkn-buying-manufacturer-pm-hydraulic-pump-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gkn-buying-manufacturer-pm-hydraulic-pump-parts#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:39:00 +0000 17281 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Tozmetal offers a range of more than 1,500 powder-metal parts, mainly for the European automotive market.</p> New Lubricant for Hot Forging Steel, Alloys http://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://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-lubricant-hot-forging-steel-alloys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 17251 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Developers call their new AirForge 4028 &ldquo;the clean lubrication revolution for every forging operation.&rdquo;</p> Kobe Steel Buys Quintus Technologies for $115M http://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://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-buys-quintus-technologies-115m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-buys-quintus-technologies-115m#comments Forming News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:35:00 +0000 17241 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Isostatic presses apply high pressure from all directions, at high temperature or room temperature, to press-sinter and form metals, ceramics, or carbon materials.</p> 2017 New Developments in Forging Technology Conference http://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-desc"> <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> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-new-developments-forging-technology-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-new-developments-forging-technology-conference#comments 48.782310 9.168600 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:24:00 +0000 17171 at http://forgingmagazine.com Norsk Supplying FAA-Approved 3DP Ti Parts to Boeing http://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://forgingmagazine.com/picture/norsk-supplying-faa-approved-3dp-ti-parts-boeing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/norsk-supplying-faa-approved-3dp-ti-parts-boeing#comments Forming Picture This Tue, 11 Apr 2017 02:27:00 +0000 17071 at http://forgingmagazine.com American Axle Completes $3.3B Takeover of MPG http://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://forgingmagazine.com/forming/american-axle-completes-33b-takeover-mpg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/american-axle-completes-33b-takeover-mpg#comments Forming News Fri, 07 Apr 2017 02:02:00 +0000 17011 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The AAM and MPG organizations have a number of manufacturing businesses in common, in particular closed-die forging operations producing parts for light trucks, SUVs, passenger cars, crossover vehicles, and commercial vehicles.</p> Dana Building New Gear Plant in Europe, to Start Next Year http://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://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-building-new-gear-plant-europe-start-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-building-new-gear-plant-europe-start-next-year#comments Forming News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 01:06:00 +0000 16931 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Dana manufactures spiral bevel ring-and-pinion gear sets for banjo and beam axles, as well as all-wheel-drive systems.&nbsp;</p> Venture Launched to Forge Wind-Power Parts http://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://forgingmagazine.com/forming/venture-launched-forge-wind-power-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/venture-launched-forge-wind-power-parts#comments Forming News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 02:25:00 +0000 16871 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Gerdau noted the joint venture would increase by 70% its production of forgings for the wind sector, castings and forgings for other segments, and rolling cylinders.</p> U.S. Manufacturers’ Confidence at 20-Year High, NAM Finds http://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://forgingmagazine.com/forming/us-manufacturers-confidence-20-year-high-nam-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/us-manufacturers-confidence-20-year-high-nam-finds#comments Forming News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 02:15:00 +0000 16861 at http://forgingmagazine.com HMI Workstations for Productivity, Increased Plant Safety http://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://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety#comments New Products Simulation/IT Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:54:00 +0000 16791 at http://forgingmagazine.com 2017 International Forging Conference http://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-desc"> <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> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-international-forging-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-international-forging-conference#comments 23.127191 113.268674 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 03:27:00 +0000 16781 at http://forgingmagazine.com FIA Mechanical Press Maintenance Workshop http://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://forgingmagazine.com/fia-mechanical-press-maintenance-workshop-1#comments 41.503551 -81.686940 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 03:00:00 +0000 16771 at http://forgingmagazine.com 2017 FIA Annual Meeting http://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-desc"> <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> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-fia-annual-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-fia-annual-meeting#comments 33.739569 -118.398994 Mon, 03 Apr 2017 02:52:00 +0000 16761 at http://forgingmagazine.com Back-Blow Air Nozzle for Cleaning IDs http://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://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/back-blow-air-nozzle-cleaning-ids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/back-blow-air-nozzle-cleaning-ids#comments Handling New Products Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:31:00 +0000 16451 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Model 1004SS, M4 NPT back-blow air nozzle was designed to deliver the smallest, most effective airflow via an array of holes, to clear out coolant, chips, and light oils after machining.</p> Pratt & Whitney Building Isothermal Forging Plant http://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://forgingmagazine.com/forming/pratt-whitney-building-isothermal-forging-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/pratt-whitney-building-isothermal-forging-plant#comments Forming News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:44:00 +0000 16441 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>In isothermal forging, the dies and the workpiece are heated to the same temperature so that the forming process can take place without loss of temperature.</p> SMS Completes Forging/Ring-Rolling Line for Ti Alloys http://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://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sms-completes-forgingring-rolling-line-ti-alloys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sms-completes-forgingring-rolling-line-ti-alloys#comments Forming News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 02:22:00 +0000 16431 at http://forgingmagazine.com Open Automation for Open-Die Process http://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://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/open-automation-open-die-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/open-automation-open-die-process#comments New Products Simulation/IT Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:59:00 +0000 16111 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>DANFORGE+ is an &ldquo;off-line&rdquo;, multi-function program designed specifically to be managed and used by the machine operator via desktop HMI.</p> January/February 2017 Issue Forging Magazine http://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-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;Microfinishing&nbsp;Crankshafts--Reengineering to achieve the same surface quality on crankshaft journals as on radii</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/materialsmro/changing-science-and-processes-forming">Changing the Science and Processes of Forming</a> <a href="/forming/near-net-shape-steel-forging-large-crankshafts">Near-Net-Shape Steel Forging for Large Crankshafts</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2017-03-08" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0000 16101 at http://forgingmagazine.com Titan Remains Cautious on Off-Road Wheel Import Duties http://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://forgingmagazine.com/handling/titan-remains-cautious-road-wheel-import-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/titan-remains-cautious-road-wheel-import-duties#comments Handling News Wed, 08 Mar 2017 03:06:00 +0000 16091 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Titan produces more than 50,000 sizes and types of off-highway wheels, for agriculture and construction equipment OEMs, including John Deere, New Holland, Case, AGCO, Caterpillar, Komatsu, and Kubota.</p> Near-Net-Shape Steel Forging for Large Crankshafts http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/near-net-shape-steel-forging-large-crankshafts <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel developed a die forging method that produces near-net-shape crankshaft parts that exhibit considerable improvement in fatigue strength compared to crankshafts produced by the roll forging method.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/near-net-shape-steel-forging-large-crankshafts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/near-net-shape-steel-forging-large-crankshafts#comments Forming Gold Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:48:00 +0000 16081 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Larger diesel engines are being adopted to improve fuel consumption and lower exhaust gas emissions, along with large propellers that rotate at slower speeds. Necessarily, larger crankshafts are needed to link the engine pistons to the propellers.</p> Expanding the Possibilities for Microfinishing Crankshafts http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/expanding-possibilities-microfinishing-crankshafts <div class="node-body article-body">Working with machine-tool builder Thielenhaus Technologies, a commercial truck OEM decided to finish machine the bearings as well as the transition radii on its steel crankshafts.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/expanding-possibilities-microfinishing-crankshafts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/expanding-possibilities-microfinishing-crankshafts#comments Handling QC Gold Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:16:00 +0000 16071 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The horizontal version of Thielenhaus Technologies&rsquo; CrankStar belt finishing machine, developed for finishing large crankshafts.</p> Changing the Science and Processes of Forming http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/changing-science-and-processes-forming <div class="node-body article-body">Material science is an increasingly wider field of R&D, design, and production methods, and additive manufacturing is expanding the possibilities of metal forming and forging in multiple dimensions, creating new alloys, introducing new methods for shaping them, and applying more flexible design principles to established manufacturing systems.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/changing-science-and-processes-forming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/changing-science-and-processes-forming#comments Forming Materials/MRO Gold Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:04:00 +0000 16061 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Quintus Technologies QIH 15L hot-isostatic press has a modular design that shortens installation time and reduces space requirements.</p> Recognizing the Chaos Around Us http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/recognizing-chaos-around-us <div class="node-body article-body">Trends may be social phenomena or technical inevitabilities, but they are distinct from individual will. They only affect that much of us that we surrender: to preserve your individuality and maintain equanimity, accept (or reject) them, carefully. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/recognizing-chaos-around-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/recognizing-chaos-around-us#comments Opinion Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:50:00 +0000 16051 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>There is a growing sense that that high-tech systems are developing and initiating trends autonomously, regardless of human guidance.</p> New Dimensions in Seamless Ring-Rolling Technology http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/new-dimensions-seamless-ring-rolling-technology <div class="node-body gallery-body">Shandong Iraeta Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. ordered a new, radial-axial ring-rolling machine from SMS Group that will establish a new limit – 16 meters – for seamless rings. The maximum ring height will be 3 meters. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/new-dimensions-seamless-ring-rolling-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/new-dimensions-seamless-ring-rolling-technology#comments Forming Picture This Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:15:00 +0000 16041 at http://forgingmagazine.com Dana Adds Driveline Options for Trucks’ Fuel Efficiency http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-adds-driveline-options-trucks-fuel-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">Dana Incorporated is introducing a new axle ratio for its Spicer® AdvanTEK® 40 tandem axle, a change that will allow heavy-duty trucks to conserve fuel by adopting “engine downspeeding.” </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-adds-driveline-options-trucks-fuel-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-adds-driveline-options-trucks-fuel-efficiency#comments Forming News Wed, 01 Mar 2017 02:46:00 +0000 15901 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Dana&rsquo;s Spicer<sup>&reg;</sup> AdvanTEK<sup>&reg;&nbsp;</sup>40 Tandem Axle is the first axle for line haul fleets to feature AdvanTEK<sup>&reg;</sup> gearing, which was previously only available on axles for Class 1 through Class 5 vehicles.</p> Optical Sensor Technology for 3D Metrology http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/optical-sensor-technology-3d-metrology <div class="node-body article-body">Zygo Corporation has partnered with Adcole Corporation to offer advanced measurement and inspection technology for automotive camshafts and crankshafts. The Adcole Model 1000 Z - incorporates Zygo’s optical sensor technology for precise and quantitative 3D metrology of precision-machined surfaces, without contact at high speed, for optimal process control.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/optical-sensor-technology-3d-metrology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/optical-sensor-technology-3d-metrology#comments New Products QC Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:13:00 +0000 15741 at http://forgingmagazine.com Ellwood Texas to Forge Titanium Parts for GE Aviation http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ellwood-texas-forge-titanium-parts-ge-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">Ellwood Texas Forge Houston, a closed-die forging operation, has drawn a new three-year contract that expands its supply of parts for GE Aviation’s production of the CFM International LEAP series jet engines. The LEAP commercial aircraft engines were developed by CFM (a joint venture of GE Aviation and Snecma, a Safran subsidiary) to power jets produced by Airbus, Boeing, and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. (Comac.) </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ellwood-texas-forge-titanium-parts-ge-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ellwood-texas-forge-titanium-parts-ge-aviation#comments Forming News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:04:00 +0000 15731 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The CFM International LEAP engine series includes three variants, for Airbus, Boeing, and Comac jets. GE Aviation, a partner in the CFM joint venture, assembles the engines at its own plants in Durham, NC, and Lafayette, IN.</p> Identify Theft Resource Center | Data Breach Report http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report" 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/data-breach-promo.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This report presents a study of data breaches in the United States in 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forging Industry Reports Gold Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:19:00 +0000 15651 at http://forgingmagazine.com Kobe Steel Supplying Large Ti Forgings for Jet Engines http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-supplying-large-ti-forgings-jet-engines <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. announced recently it has started supplying large titanium-alloy forgings to IHI Corporation, as shafts for a GE Aviation commercial aircraft engine program. It noted the parts, rotating engine shafts, are among the largest components used in aircraft jet engines. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-supplying-large-ti-forgings-jet-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-supplying-large-ti-forgings-jet-engines#comments Forming News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 04:55:00 +0000 15721 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A titanium forging produced for IHI Corp. as part of a GE Aviation jet engine program.</p> Mahle Sells Con-Rod Forging Operations http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mahle-sells-con-rod-forging-operations <div class="node-body article-body">The Mahle Group, a Tier One automotive parts manufacturer, has sold two con-rod forging operations in Germany to the Frauenthal Group. The value of the sale was not announced. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mahle-sells-con-rod-forging-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mahle-sells-con-rod-forging-operations#comments Forming News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:04:00 +0000 15521 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The former Mahle Motorkomponenten GmbH plants at Plettenberg and Rosswein, Germany, forge steel blanks for automotive connecting rods and balancer shafts.</p>