Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en Air-Purifying Respirator for Worker Protection http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/air-purifying-respirator-worker-protection <div class="node-body article-body">Allegro introduced the EZ Air PRO PAPR systems for industrial applications where respiratory, eye, and face protection are critically important, and to offer workers more comfort, with less fatigue — and for the operations, improved productivity. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/air-purifying-respirator-worker-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/air-purifying-respirator-worker-protection#comments Materials/MRO New Products Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:00:00 +0000 13031 at http://forgingmagazine.com Comprehensive Model for Forming Process Monitoring http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">Schuler unveiled a Machine Monitoring System for forming operations it said provides completely new insights that increase availability, process and part quality, and reduces energy consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring#comments New Products Simulation/IT Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:53:00 +0000 13041 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Machine Monitoring System (MMS) reportedly increases availability and improves production and parts quality.</p> Jorgensen Forge Acquired, “Even Better Positioned” http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned <div class="node-body article-body">Jorgensen Forge, a Tukwila, WA, open-die forger, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy as one of three companies now owned by CE Star Holdings LLC, a company formed to buy the assets from Constellation Enterprises, which filed for creditor protection in May. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned#comments Forming Handling Heating News Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:32:00 +0000 12961 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Jorgensen Forge has four open-die presses and two ring-rolling mills, with heat-treating and specialty machining capabilities.</p> Sypris Plans to Sell or Close Hot-Forging Plant http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sypris-plans-sell-or-close-hot-forging-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Sypris Solutions Inc., the parent company of forger Sypris Technologies, will sell or close its plant in Louisville, KY, next year. According to local reports and to an investors’ brief, Sypris Solutions approved plans to determine “strategic options” for the Broadway Avenue plant, which may include a sale, reduction in operations, and/or closure. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sypris-plans-sell-or-close-hot-forging-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sypris-plans-sell-or-close-hot-forging-plant#comments Forming News Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:01:00 +0000 12771 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Sypris Technologies specializes in hot forging commercial vehicle axles, as well as I-beams, knuckles, gears, pinions and shafts.</p> GKN Driveline Expanding eAxle Program with BMW http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-expanding-eaxle-program-bmw <div class="node-body article-body">GKN Driveline is extending a global partnership with BMW to include supplying electric axle drive systems for a plug-in hybrid version of the BMW X1 crossover vehicle, for the Chinese market. The new driveline system is part of a scalable family of eAxles used in the plug-in hybrid BMW 2 Series Active Tourer 225xe.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-expanding-eaxle-program-bmw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-expanding-eaxle-program-bmw#comments Forming News Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:59:00 +0000 12741 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>GKN Driveline&rsquo;s electric axle weighs 20.2 kg. At 457 mm long, 229 mm wide, and 259 mm high, it is compact enough to be installed in smaller vehicles electric or hybrid vehicles.</p> 37th SENAFOR | 21st International Conference of Forging http://forgingmagazine.com/37th-senafor-21st-international-conference-forging <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The 37h SENAFOR will combine the 21st International Conference of Forging - Brazil, the 20th National / 7th International Conference on Flat Products Forming, the 4th Congress of BrDDRG, and the 7th International Conference on Materials and Processes for Renewable Energy.</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 style="text-align: justify;">The 37h SENAFOR will combine the 21st International Conference of Forging - Brazil, the 20th National / 7th International Conference on Flat Products Forming, the 4th Congress of BrDDRG, and the 7th International Conference on Materials and Processes for Renewable Energy.&nbsp; <span class="notranslate" style="">Despite the satisfaction of being in the 36th edition, our expectation for this year is also very great, considering that the period of very serious crisis that has been affecting all economic sectors - and politicians - not only in Brazil, but globally, is still worrying.</span> <span class="notranslate" style=""> But as our purpose has always been, and will continue to be, of coping with the problems, we are pursuing new models and results that make our industry more competitive and sustainable.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span class="notranslate" style="">Thus, within the central theme <strong>SENAFOR - Innovation, Productivity, and Energy Efficiency </strong>- we seek to discuss especially <strong><em>Competitiveness in crisis scenarios.</em></strong></span> <span class="notranslate" style=""> And for that, once again some of the most renowned experts in each of the areas covered are being invited to bring their thoughts and contributions and share with the audience.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span class="notranslate" style="">We will be maintaining the structure of the previous events, i.e., <em>lectures</em> and <em>keynotes</em> lectures specially invited instructors, in addition to the technical work entered by those interested in disseminating their research and orally present them in class or as a poster.</span> <span class="notranslate"> We also will maintain a program of technical visits to partner companies, whose details will be disclosed in due course.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span class="notranslate">Book your schedule this date - October 4 to 6, 2017 - and prepare summaries to send us.</span></p> </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/37th-senafor-21st-international-conference-forging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/37th-senafor-21st-international-conference-forging#comments -30.027860 -51.219707 Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:58:00 +0000 12711 at http://forgingmagazine.com MPG Expanding Powder Forging for Con Rods http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mpg-expanding-powder-forging-con-rods <div class="node-body article-body">Metaldyne Performance Group has a $30.6-million capital-investment program in progress at Metaldyne SinterForged Products LLC, in North Vernon, IN, where it produces connecting rods for automotive gas and diesel engine programs. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mpg-expanding-powder-forging-con-rods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mpg-expanding-powder-forging-con-rods#comments Forming News Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:25:00 +0000 12691 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Powder forging is a sintering process in which loose alloy material (powder metal) is placed in a mold and compressed, or densified, by mechanical force, then quickly charged with an electromagnetic pulse. It&rsquo;s a high-speed, high-volume operation well suited to small, engineered parts, like con rods.</p> System Monitors Nitrogen-Supply Safety Purge http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/system-monitors-nitrogen-supply-safety-purge <div class="node-body article-body">Linde LLC helps heat treatment furnace operators to improve safety by installing a protective-atmosphere safety monitoring system in compliance with the National Fire Protection Association’s “Standard for Ovens and Furnaces” (NFPA 86). </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/system-monitors-nitrogen-supply-safety-purge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/system-monitors-nitrogen-supply-safety-purge#comments Heating New Products Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:12:00 +0000 12681 at http://forgingmagazine.com Dana Buying Power-Transmission, Fluid Power Businesses http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-buying-power-transmission-fluid-power-businesses <div class="node-body article-body">Dana Incorporated agreed to buy the power-transmission and fluid-power businesses of Brevini Group S.p.A., a designer/manufacturer of mechanical transmissions and hydraulic and electronic components. The purchase agreement provides for Dana to initially purchase an 80% share in the Brevini businesses, with an option to purchase the remaining 20% by 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-buying-power-transmission-fluid-power-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-buying-power-transmission-fluid-power-businesses#comments Forming News Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:00:00 +0000 12631 at http://forgingmagazine.com Top 10 Workplace Law Developments To Expect from the Trump Presidency http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/top-10-workplace-law-developments-expect-trump-presidency <div class="field-byline"> By Rich Meneghello </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div><p>It&rsquo;s official: Donald Trump will soon be our nation&rsquo;s 45th president. Now the work begins to forecast what the next four years will bring. We&rsquo;ve spent some time gathering collective wisdom from our attorneys at <a href="http://www.fisherphillips.com" target="_blank">Fisher Phillips</a> on what the next administration will mean for workplace law and the nation&rsquo;s employers.</p> <p><strong>1. Immigration</strong></p></div></div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/top-10-workplace-law-developments-expect-trump-presidency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/top-10-workplace-law-developments-expect-trump-presidency#comments Forging Newswire News Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:12:00 +0000 12321 at http://forgingmagazine.com <div class="image-description"> <p>The President-elect, then the Republican nominee, speaking to the party&#39;s national convention, July 21, 2016.</p> </div> AP/Photo by J. Scott Applewhite Energy-Saving Hydraulic System http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/energy-saving-hydraulic-system <div class="node-body article-body">MJC Engineering has developed a hydraulic power system, Green Hydraulic Power®, that will provide higher machine yield, reduce noise emissions by 20 dBA, generate less heat, produce a shorter cycle time on various machine types, and requires a lower volume of oil — all of which results in a system that saves up to 70% in energy costs. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/energy-saving-hydraulic-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/energy-saving-hydraulic-system#comments Forming Handling New Products Wed, 09 Nov 2016 05:47:00 +0000 12261 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Green Hydraulic Power<sup>&reg;</sup> system is available as a standard package with 100, 200, and 300-gallon tank units rated up to 4,000 PSI.</p> Ampco/UES Issue WARN Notice for Åkers National Roll http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ampcoues-issue-warn-notice-kers-national-roll <div class="node-body article-body">Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. and its subsidiary Union Electric Steel Corp. issued a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notice to employees at Åkers National Roll Co. in Avonmore, PA, indicating plans to temporarily idle some operations there due to “continued challenging global market conditions.”</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ampcoues-issue-warn-notice-kers-national-roll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ampcoues-issue-warn-notice-kers-national-roll#comments Forming News Tue, 08 Nov 2016 20:11:00 +0000 12251 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Union Electric Steel and &Aring;kers National Roll were combined earlier this year, establishing a network of mill roll production by casting and forging in the U.S., Europe, and China &mdash; even as the global market became more competitive and demand remained weak</p> American Axle Buying MPG for $1.6 Billion http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/american-axle-buying-mpg-16-billion <div class="node-body article-body">American Axle & Manufacturing is buying Metaldyne Performance group in a $1.6-billion cash and stock deal that creates new, global Tier One automotive supplier with powertrain, drivetrain, driveline design and manufacturing. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/american-axle-buying-mpg-16-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/american-axle-buying-mpg-16-billion#comments Forming News Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:11:00 +0000 12241 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>American Axle &amp; Manufacturing Holdings Inc. and Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement, with AAM slated to acquire MPG for approximately $1.6 billion in cash and stock, plus the assumption of $1.7 billion in net debt. The deal would close in mid 2017.</p> Industrial-Scale Wheel Rim Blaster http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/industrial-scale-wheel-rim-blaster <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Blast & Wash Systems offers industrial cleaning solutions for all sizes and shapes of metal parts, and its newest blasting system is the WH48 — designed for blasting automotive and truck rims from 12 to 26 in. diameter. The rims are either rolled or loaded on a pneumatic loader for delivery to the blasting cabinet. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/industrial-scale-wheel-rim-blaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/industrial-scale-wheel-rim-blaster#comments Handling New Products Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:26:00 +0000 12231 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The WH48 is capable of blasting wheel rims prior to painting or powder coating.</p> Kobe Steel Gains New Certification for Die Forging Method http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-gains-new-certification-die-forging-method <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. got a boost in its efforts to expand die forging for near-net-shape parts for large crankshafts, as Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) authorized the steelmaker to use a factor of 1.05 for calculating the design fatigue strength of crank throws.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-gains-new-certification-die-forging-method" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-gains-new-certification-die-forging-method#comments Forming News Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:00:00 +0000 12221 at http://forgingmagazine.com September/October 2016 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2016-10-24-0 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">In this issue, 2016/2017 Buyers’ Guide--The forging industry’s all-purpose directory to the equipment, products, supplies and services needed for effective, efficient manufacturing </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; 2016/2017&nbsp;<b>Buyers&rsquo;&nbsp;Guide</b>--<b>The forging industry&rsquo;s all-purpose directory to the equipment, products, supplies and services needed for effective, efficient manufacturing</b></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/diesdie-materials/projecting-possibility-composite-forging-dies">Projecting the Possibility of Composite Forging Dies</a> <a href="/materialsmro/recording-success-part-design-development">Recording Success in Part Design, Development </a> <a href="/materialsmro/taking-titanium">Taking on Titanium </a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2016-10-24-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:00:00 +0000 12191 at http://forgingmagazine.com The Demise of Certainty http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/demise-certainty <div class="node-body article-body">Certainty is not a constant: it is a virtue, something to be appreciated, and nurtured. It takes personal discipline, a patient approach, and a mind open to new information and reasoning to pursue certainty. Perhaps this helps explain the challenge of our age.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/demise-certainty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/demise-certainty#comments Opinion Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:04:00 +0000 12171 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Anxiety and frustration are evident in every public-opinion poll, every market-research study, across the population at large.</p> Taking on Titanium http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/taking-titanium <div class="field-byline"> Radu Pavel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite its advantages for designers and consumers, titanium is notoriously difficult to form and machine. And, the difficulties presented in machining the material itself also negatively impact tool life. Taking on these problems is the task for manufacturing engineers and machine shops.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/taking-titanium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/taking-titanium#comments Handling Materials/MRO Gold Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:07:00 +0000 12161 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Despite its advantages to component designers, titanium is notoriously difficult to form and machine. And, the difficulties presented in machining the material itself also negatively impact tool life.</p> High-Volume, High-Productivity Blast Cleaning for Auto Parts http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/high-volume-high-productivity-blast-cleaning-auto-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Bharat Forge CDP forges steel for automotive chassis and powertrain parts, and its second installation of a Wheelabrator automated blast cleaning system has been a critical detail in the plant’s ability to double its output of steel automotive crankshafts.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/high-volume-high-productivity-blast-cleaning-auto-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/high-volume-high-productivity-blast-cleaning-auto-parts#comments Handling Gold Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:34:00 +0000 12151 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>An estimated 360 steel crankshafts per hour, per machine are now processed reliably and continuously at Bharat Forge CDP in Germany.</p> Recording Success in Part Design, Development http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/recording-success-part-design-development <div class="node-body article-body">QuesTek developed Ferrium M54 
in response to a U.S. Navy solicitation for a lower-cost, improved alternative to then-current materials. The Navy request specifically called for designing the alloy through modeling and simulation, with feasibility confirmed through limited testing. As the development process proceeded, the effort shifted to developing a replacement for HY-TUF steel used in the T-45 hook shank on U.S. Navy carrier aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/recording-success-part-design-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/recording-success-part-design-development#comments Materials/MRO Gold Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:18:00 +0000 12141 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>QuesTek&rsquo;s Ferrium<sup>&reg;</sup> M54<sup>&reg;</sup> steel is now in use forming hook shanks, part of the tailhook system that is used to achieve quick deceleration of jets landing on aircraft carrier decks.</p> Big Impact Expected for Counterblow Hammer http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-impact-expected-counterblow-hammer <div class="node-body gallery-body">Schuler drew a contract for a new counterblow hammer to be used to manufacture large crankshafts for trucks, locomotives, and ships. Rated at 800 kilojoules (or, 81,577 metric tons/meter of force), it will be one of the largest counterblow hammer that Schuler has yet supplied to a Chinese manufacturer.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-impact-expected-counterblow-hammer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-impact-expected-counterblow-hammer#comments Forming Picture This Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:55:00 +0000 12131 at http://forgingmagazine.com Dana to Buy Brazilian Forging, Machining Operations http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-buy-brazilian-forging-machining-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Drivetrain systems manufacturer Dana Incorporated agreed to buy manufacturing and other assets of SIFCO S.A., a Brazilian producer of forged and machined components for the commercial truck market. The terms of the purchase have not been announced.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-buy-brazilian-forging-machining-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-buy-brazilian-forging-machining-operations#comments Forming News Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:20:00 +0000 12101 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Sifco S.A. has two plants in Brazil where it forges and machines parts for front-suspension systems for buses and trucks, as well as transmission components and automotive engine parts.</p> Product Recalls in the United States -- Dossier http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/product-recalls-united-states-dossier <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/product-recalls-united-states-dossier" 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/product-recall.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This report provides an overview of product recalls in the United States. It offers information on numbers of recalls, injuries, and costs surrounding recalls.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/product-recalls-united-states-dossier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forging Industry Reports Gold Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:54:00 +0000 12091 at http://forgingmagazine.com US Companies and Cyber Crime -- Dossier http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/us-companies-and-cyber-crime-dossier <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/us-companies-and-cyber-crime-dossier" 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/cybersecurity.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This dossier presents insights and statistics on the impact of cyber crime on small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/us-companies-and-cyber-crime-dossier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forging Industry Reports Gold Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:50:00 +0000 12081 at http://forgingmagazine.com 2017 International Forgemasters Meeting http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-international-forgemasters-meeting <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials (ASMET) will host the 20th International Forgemasters Meeting (IFM2017), September 11-14, 2017, at the Congress Graz, Austria. Everyone involved in and interested in the processes and production of open die forging are cordially invited to attend.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Congress Graz</span> <div class="street-address"> Messeplatz 1 </div> <span class="locality">Graz</span> <span class="postal-code">8010</span> <div class="country-name">Austria</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <div class="big"> <p>The Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials (ASMET) will host the 20th International Forgemasters Meeting (IFM2017), September 11-14, 2017, at the Congress Graz, Austria. Everyone involved in and interested in the processes and production of open die forging are cordially invited to attend.</p> <p>To date, open die forging companies worldwide have engaged in unprecedented capital investment leading to advances in production technology, in size and quality of forgings, and in supply capacity.</p> <p>Today open-die forging companies are prepared to supply high-quality and high-performance forgings to such industries as electric power, fossil fuels, environmental management, aerospace, transportation, and machinery.</p> The main topics of the conference will be:</div> <ul> <li>Recent developments in the forging industry in various countries</li> <li>Advanced and new forging materials</li> <li>Advanced and new production technologies: steelmaking, forging, heat treatment, machining</li> <li>Products for industries: energy, aerospace, machinery, tooling, transportation, offshore, etc.</li> <li>Testing and quality management: nondestructive and destructive testing, ISO9000, ISO14000</li> <li>Plant engineering and equipment</li> <li>Numerical analysis and simulation</li> <li>Environmental management</li> </ul> </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-international-forgemasters-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/2017-international-forgemasters-meeting#comments Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:48:00 +0000 12071 at http://forgingmagazine.com New Generation of Blast Turbines http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-generation-blast-turbines <div class="node-body article-body">Walther Trowal will introduce “a new generation of blast turbines for the troughed belt, continuous-feed shot-blast machines.” The THM turbines reportedly increase the throwing speed, thereby reducing cycle times, for shot blasting light metal (e.g., aluminum, magnesium) parts. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-generation-blast-turbines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-generation-blast-turbines#comments Handling New Products Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:47:00 +0000 12061 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Lighter parts frequently require softer, less abrasive blast media. The THM troughed-belt, continuous-feed shot-blast machine with curved throwing blades reduces cycle times for aluminum- and magnesium-alloy forgings.</p> New Welding Alloys for Forging Dies http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-welding-alloys-forging-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Postle Industries is introducing new welding wires for metalworking and repair of forging dies and hammers, and other applications in metal forming. Products are available for flood welding complete die impressions; for overlaying forging and other hot-working dies, including extrusion mandrels and shear blades; and for repairs to rams, sow blocks, and die shanks.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-welding-alloys-forging-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-welding-alloys-forging-dies#comments Dies/Die Materials Materials/MRO New Products Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:11:00 +0000 12051 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Using the correct welding wire will reduce a forging shop&rsquo;s need to maintain a large inventory of die steels, and significantly increase the performance and productivity of the forging dies, according to Postle Industries&rsquo; Hardface Technologies.</p> Alcoa, VSMPO Start Aerospace Forging Venture http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-vsmpo-start-aerospace-forging-venture <div class="node-body article-body">AlTi Forge, the joint venture formed by Alcoa and VSMPO-Avisma in 2013, started producing titanium forgings for aircraft parts, having gained all the necessary regulatory consents from the Russian government. Its strategy is to manufacture large titanium and aluminum alloy forgings for commercial aircraft manufacturers, including landing-gear beams and wing pylons.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-vsmpo-start-aerospace-forging-venture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/alcoa-vsmpo-start-aerospace-forging-venture#comments Forming News Wed, 12 Oct 2016 04:34:00 +0000 12041 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>AlTi Forge was formed in 2013 by Alcoa and VSMPO-Avisma to expand their range of materials and forming capabilities for the commercial aerospace sector.</p> Forgital Expanding Specialty Machining for Aerospace Rings http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/forgital-expanding-specialty-machining-aerospace-rings <div class="node-body article-body">Forgital Group, the producer of forged steel rings for aerospace manufacturing, has allocated $30 million to expand its Forgital FLY specialty machining and custom fabricating operation in Grigno, Italy. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/forgital-expanding-specialty-machining-aerospace-rings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/forgital-expanding-specialty-machining-aerospace-rings#comments Handling News Wed, 12 Oct 2016 04:27:00 +0000 12031 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Forgital FLY was established in 2007 as a premium, custom machining and post-machining service supplier to aircraft and jet-engine OEMs and subcontractors.</p> FIA / Management Development Institute (MDI) Session 3 http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-management-development-institute-mdi-session-3 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Students representing FIA member companies convene to learn about sales, marketing, human resources, and legal issues from experts with real-world experience. Two earlier sessions were held in April and August.</p> </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 Association</span> <div class="street-address"> 1111 Superior Avenue </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+Avenue%2C+Cleveland%2C+OH%2C+44114%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Students representing FIA member companies convene to learn about sales, marketing, human resources, and legal issues from experts with real-world experience.</span> Two earlier sessions were held in April and August.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-management-development-institute-mdi-session-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-management-development-institute-mdi-session-3#comments 41.503551 -81.686940 Sat, 08 Oct 2016 19:25:00 +0000 12021 at http://forgingmagazine.com