Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en ThyssenKrupp Seeking Buyer for Automotive Axle Unit http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/thyssenkrupp-seeking-buyer-automotive-axle-unit <div class="node-body article-body">ThyssenKrupp is seeking a buyer for part of its ThyssenKrupp Components Technology unit, a contract assembly business automotive axle systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/thyssenkrupp-seeking-buyer-automotive-axle-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/thyssenkrupp-seeking-buyer-automotive-axle-unit#comments Forming Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:31:00 +0000 9411 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>ThyssenKrupp Components Technology is a portfolio of automotive systems manufacturing operations, including assembled camshafts, &ldquo;ready-to-install, net-machined crankshafts,&rdquo; and engine components. The axle assembly operations have had comparatively low revenue margins, according to reports.</p> Versatile, Compact Cutting System http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/versatile-compact-cutting-system <div class="node-body article-body">Behringer Saws Inc.’s new HBE Dynamic Series bandsaw is an automatic, horizontal cutting system described as “versatile” and “compact.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/versatile-compact-cutting-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/versatile-compact-cutting-system#comments Materials/MRO New Products Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:25:00 +0000 9401 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Behringer HBE bandsaws are built with dual cast-iron columns for rigidity, reduced stress and vibration, and improved blade tension. The enclosed design is safe for operators, stays clean, and minimizes noise while providing a large observation window.</p> Prepping to Machine Rail Axles Better http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/prepping-machine-rail-axles-better <div class="node-body video-body">Watch as Euro Machinery Specialists, Menomonee Falls, WI, remanufactures a Snyder “three-stage” lathe for Standard Forged Products, McKees Rocks, PA, for use in the production of rail and locomotive axles. </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/materialsmro/prepping-machine-rail-axles-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/prepping-machine-rail-axles-better#comments Expert Advice Materials/MRO Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:44:00 +0000 9391 at http://forgingmagazine.com Rebranding Links Open-Die Forgers as Finkl Steel http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/rebranding-links-open-die-forgers-finkl-steel <div class="node-body article-body">Finkl Steel represents a consolidation of open-die forgers A. Finkl & Sons, Composite Forgings, and Sorel Forge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/rebranding-links-open-die-forgers-finkl-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/rebranding-links-open-die-forgers-finkl-steel#comments Forming News Sun, 12 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000 9381 at http://forgingmagazine.com Forging Grommash Hellscream’s Legendary Axe Gorehowl http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/forging-grommash-hellscream-s-legendary-axe-gorehowl <div class="node-body video-body">Gorehowl strikes fear into the hearts of even the bravest heroes. Watch as blacksmith Tony Swatton brings to life Grommash Hellscream’s legendary axe -- then watch what this weapon can do when it’s unleashed on some unsuspecting targets.</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-grommash-hellscream-s-legendary-axe-gorehowl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/forging-grommash-hellscream-s-legendary-axe-gorehowl#comments Entertainment Forming Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:09:00 +0000 9371 at http://forgingmagazine.com Forger Hit Hard in Contract Dispute http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forger-hit-hard-contract-dispute <div class="node-body article-body">Sypris Solutions warned investors of future revenue losses due to a dispute with Dana Holding Corp.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forger-hit-hard-contract-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forger-hit-hard-contract-dispute#comments Forming Mon, 06 Apr 2015 01:16:00 +0000 9361 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Dana Holding Corp., which produces a wide variety of powertrain systems for light vehicles and commercial vehicles, has stopped sourcing forged components from Sypris Technologies.</p> Forging Lubricants Achieving Compliance with GHS Regulations http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/forging-lubricants-achieving-compliance-ghs-regulations <div class="node-body article-body">Condat forging lubricant products now address the emerging Global Harmonized System (GHS) for classifying and labeling hazardous chemicals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/forging-lubricants-achieving-compliance-ghs-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/forging-lubricants-achieving-compliance-ghs-regulations#comments Dies/Die Materials Materials/MRO New Products Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:21:00 +0000 9351 at http://forgingmagazine.com Process Breakthrough for Forging Lighter Turbine Blades http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/process-breakthrough-forging-lighter-turbine-blades <div class="node-body article-body">Leistritz Turbinentechnik ordered two isothermal forging plants for titanium aluminide turbine blades from Siempelkamp. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/process-breakthrough-forging-lighter-turbine-blades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/process-breakthrough-forging-lighter-turbine-blades#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming Heating News Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:59:00 +0000 9341 at http://forgingmagazine.com Seven Military Skills for Career Success http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/seven-military-skills-career-success <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Career planning is not difficult because of a lack of options, but because of the surplus of options.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/seven-military-skills-career-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/seven-military-skills-career-success#comments Forming Handling Heating Materials/MRO Video & Galleries Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:50:00 +0000 9331 at http://forgingmagazine.com FIERF to Administer New Scholarship for Women http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/fierf-administer-new-scholarship-women <div class="node-body article-body">FIERF will administer a new scholarship program for women studying to forging technology. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/fierf-administer-new-scholarship-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/fierf-administer-new-scholarship-women#comments Forming News Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:06:00 +0000 9321 at http://forgingmagazine.com GKN Driveline JV Triples Capacity in China http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-jv-triples-capacity-china <div class="node-body article-body">GKN Driveline’s joint-venture operation in China has tripled its capacity for producing automotive sideshafts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-jv-triples-capacity-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-jv-triples-capacity-china#comments Forming News Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:29:00 +0000 9311 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A GKN face spline connection for an automotive sideshaft. Each sideshaft consists of two constant velocity joints &mdash; a fixed joint at the wheel end and a plunging joint at the gearbox end &mdash; connected by an interconnecting shaft.</p> Sifco Buying EU Forger of Turbine Blades http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sifco-buying-eu-forger-turbine-blades <div class="node-body article-body">Sifco Industries will buy C*Blade, a manufacturer of blades for power-generation systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sifco-buying-eu-forger-turbine-blades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sifco-buying-eu-forger-turbine-blades#comments Forming News Fri, 20 Mar 2015 02:36:00 +0000 9301 at http://forgingmagazine.com 'A' is for Aerospace, 'B' is for Billions … http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-b-billions <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Reviewing the progress of Alcoa’s multi-year, multi-part, multi-billion-dollar strategy to solidify its place in the aerospace supply chain. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-b-billions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-b-billions#comments Forming Materials/MRO Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:48:00 +0000 9291 at http://forgingmagazine.com Aerospace Forger Pursuing an 'Additive Manufacturing' Strategy http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-forger-pursuing-additive-manufacturing-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">GKN Aerospace and Arcam AB will develop and industrialize electron-beam manufacturing for aerostructures and aero engine parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-forger-pursuing-additive-manufacturing-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-forger-pursuing-additive-manufacturing-strategy#comments Forming Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:32:00 +0000 9281 at http://forgingmagazine.com Alcoa Buying RTI International, Expanding Titanium Portfolio http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/alcoa-buying-rti-international-expanding-titanium-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa has a definitive agreement to acquire RTI International Metals in a $1.5-billion, all-stock deal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/alcoa-buying-rti-international-expanding-titanium-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/alcoa-buying-rti-international-expanding-titanium-portfolio#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 9271 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Aerospace OEMs and Tier suppliers&#39; demand for titanium mill products is forecast to rise 5-6% annually through 2020, a detail that Alcoa indicated would enhance the long-term value of increasing its titanium production capabilities through the RTI International operations.</p> Distortion Measurement/Wheel Positioning Machine http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/distortion-measurementwheel-positioning-machine <div class="node-body article-body">LMC Workholding introduced the Numtec MD300/320 distortion measurement and wheel positioning machine for measuring wheels before machining. </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/new-products/distortion-measurementwheel-positioning-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/distortion-measurementwheel-positioning-machine#comments Handling New Products Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:32:00 +0000 9261 at http://forgingmagazine.com TimkenSteel, SMS Prepping Breakthrough Quench/Temper Line http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-sms-prepping-breakthrough-quenchtemper-line <div class="node-body article-body">TimkenSteel contracted SMS Meer to install a $40-million, Advanced Quench and Temper Facility at its Gambrinus Works in Canton, OH.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-sms-prepping-breakthrough-quenchtemper-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-sms-prepping-breakthrough-quenchtemper-line#comments Heating News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:54:00 +0000 9251 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Advanced Quench and Temper Facility has been an 18-month project based on a design jointly developed by TimkenSteel and SMS Meer, and set to be commissioned in 2Q 2016.</p> Understanding Ceramic Heat Exchangers' Advantages http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/understanding-ceramic-heat-exchangers-advantages <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><em>Gas-to-gas shell and tube heat exchangers and ceramic materials: each on its own is less than exciting, but when combined into one product they can improve heating processes process and manufacturers&rsquo; operating costs.&nbsp; </em></p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/understanding-ceramic-heat-exchangers-advantages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/understanding-ceramic-heat-exchangers-advantages#comments Heating Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:59:00 +0000 9231 at http://forgingmagazine.com Turning Up The Heat On Thermal Processes http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/turning-heat-thermal-processes <div class="field-byline"> Will Shepard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ceramic heat exchangers can reduce or eliminate common issues that plague metal heat exchangers. </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/heating/turning-heat-thermal-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/turning-heat-thermal-processes#comments Heating Gold Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:38:00 +0000 9221 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A view inside a seven-tube test fixture, while testing seals for pressurized tubes. The tubes can be seen glowing a 1,800&deg;F.</p> Time, Life, and Us http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-life-and-us <div class="node-body article-body">Your value is not determined by what you’ve done but on your potential for doing something more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-life-and-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-life-and-us#comments Opinion Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:46:00 +0000 9211 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The <em>Sports Illustrated</em> restructuring is a fundamental message that reminder &mdash; and no one &mdash; is essential, and that we have to be more than spectators to life&rsquo;s changes.</p> January / February 2015 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2015-02-27 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">In this issue, Handling and Holding Heat Efficiently and Effectively. Ceramic materials significantly improve heat exchangers' performance and operating cost -- and much more!</div> <div class="field-desc"> <div class="content magazine-issue-description clear-block"> <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> Handling and Holding Heat Efficiently and Effectively.&nbsp; Ceramic materials significantly improve heat exchangers&#39; performance and operating cost -- and much more!</p> <p>To subscribe to <strong>Forging</strong> magazine, <a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/subscriptions">click here.</a></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/inside-robot">Know Your Robot … Inside and Out</a> <a href="/heating/understanding-ceramic-heat-exchangers-advantages">Understanding Ceramic Heat Exchangers&#039; Advantages</a> <a href="/picture/sheffield-takes-charge-large-stainless-ingots-and-other-projects">Sheffield Takes Charge of &#039;Large&#039; with Stainless Ingots and Other Projects</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/2015-02-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0000 9241 at http://forgingmagazine.com Know Your Robot … Inside and Out http://forgingmagazine.com/inside-robot <div class="node-body article-body">For all the increased power, and convenience that robotic automation provides to forgers, it is a challenge to stay up-to-date with robotics technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/inside-robot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/inside-robot#comments Handling Gold Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:01:00 +0000 9151 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>&ldquo;Externally Guided Motion&rdquo; is a new feature of ABB Robotics&rsquo; RobotWare 6 that references external sensors to provide operators with more precise control over robot motion. The new functionality also allows integrators to optimize cell design and production flows.</p> Bharat Forge Lands Boeing Contract for Titanium Parts http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bharat-forge-lands-boeing-contract-titanium-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing Commercial Airplanes placed a long-term contract for titanium forgings with India’s Bharat Forge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bharat-forge-lands-boeing-contract-titanium-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bharat-forge-lands-boeing-contract-titanium-parts#comments Forming News Fri, 20 Feb 2015 03:32:00 +0000 9201 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Boeing 737 MAX &mdash; which will be introduced by Southwest Airlines in 2017 &mdash; will be the fourth generation of the 737 narrow-body jet series, with larger and more fuel-efficient engines and a modified structural design to enhance fuel efficiency.</p> Flexible Approach to Surface Hardening for Rail Wheels http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/flexible-approach-surface-hardening-rail-wheels <div class="field-byline"> Robert Brooks and Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">LOI Thermprocess system hardens railway wheels continuously, without altering treatment formulae or sequences to account for different wheel sizes.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/flexible-approach-surface-hardening-rail-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/flexible-approach-surface-hardening-rail-wheels#comments Heating Materials/MRO New Products Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:10:00 +0000 9181 at http://forgingmagazine.com MSC Software Buying Simufact http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/msc-software-buying-simufact <div class="node-body article-body">MSC Software is buying Simufact Engineering, which specializes in industrial forming and joining simulation programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/msc-software-buying-simufact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/msc-software-buying-simufact#comments Simulation/IT News Wed, 18 Feb 2015 03:09:00 +0000 9171 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A connecting rod after hot forging and deburring, as simulated in Simufact.forming.</p> Sheffield Takes Charge of 'Large' with Stainless Ingots and Other Projects http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/sheffield-takes-charge-large-stainless-ingots-and-other-projects <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">A series of stainless ingots are the latest proof of SFIL’s skill processing on a large scale.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/sheffield-takes-charge-large-stainless-ingots-and-other-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/sheffield-takes-charge-large-stainless-ingots-and-other-projects#comments Forming Picture This Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:33:00 +0000 9161 at http://forgingmagazine.com Swing-Open Tables for Blast Machine http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/swing-open-tables-blast-machine <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Blast & Wash Systems released a blast cleaning machine with two 6-ft.-diameter door-mounted swing tables. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/swing-open-tables-blast-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/swing-open-tables-blast-machine#comments Handling New Products Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:25:00 +0000 9141 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The 72DDST has a floor-level auxiliary shot hopper with a sensor to monitor abrasive levels.</p> Micro-Filtration for Grinding Fluid http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/micro-filtration-grinding-fluid <div class="node-body article-body">Vomat manufactures systems that filter grinding oil to Class 7 NAS purity. </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/new-products/micro-filtration-grinding-fluid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/micro-filtration-grinding-fluid#comments Handling New Products Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:43:00 +0000 9131 at http://forgingmagazine.com Federal-Mogul Buys TRW Engine Valves Business for $385M http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/federal-mogul-buys-trw-engine-valves-business-385m <div class="node-body article-body">Federal-Mogul Powertrain and TRW have completed TRW’s sale of its engine valve business to Federal-Mogul.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/federal-mogul-buys-trw-engine-valves-business-385m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/federal-mogul-buys-trw-engine-valves-business-385m#comments Forming News Tue, 10 Feb 2015 01:26:00 +0000 9121 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The TRW Engine Valves business develops and manufactures engine valves for passenger car engines, heavy-duty engines and large-bore industrial and marine engines.</p> GKN Aerospace in Long-Term Agreement with Rolls-Royce http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-aerospace-long-term-agreement-rolls-royce <div class="node-body article-body">GKN Aerospace has a long-term agreement to supply Rolls-Royce with components for its Trent 1000 engine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-aerospace-long-term-agreement-rolls-royce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-aerospace-long-term-agreement-rolls-royce#comments Forming News Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:47:00 +0000 9111 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Rolls-Royce&rsquo;s Trent 1000 is a turbofan engine introduced in 2006 and offered by Boeing as an option on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.&nbsp; Trent 1000 engines powered the Dreamliner on the jet&rsquo;s maiden flight.</p>