Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en Allegheny Tech Expands LTAs for Jet Engine Parts http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/allegheny-tech-expands-ltas-jet-engine-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Allegheny Technologies Incorporated extended and expanded two long-term supply agreements for closed-die forgings and mill products with “a major jet engine OEM.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/allegheny-tech-expands-ltas-jet-engine-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/allegheny-tech-expands-ltas-jet-engine-parts#comments Forming News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:51:00 +0000 8621 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>ATI&rsquo;s closed-die forging operations are centered at Cudahy, WI, the site of the former Ladish Inc. that ATI purchased in 2011.</p> Purchase Expands Global Rolled-Ring Organization http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/purchase-expands-global-rolled-ring-organization <div class="node-body article-body">Fomas Group has acquired rolled-ring producer Ajax Rolled Ring & Machine LLC for an undisclosed price. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/purchase-expands-global-rolled-ring-organization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/purchase-expands-global-rolled-ring-organization#comments Forming Wed, 15 Oct 2014 04:48:00 +0000 8601 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Fomas Group has ring-rolling operations in Italy, France, China, India, and now the U.S., with the addition of the Ajax Rolled Ring operations in York, SC.</p> Modernized Modern Forge Starts Again http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modernized-modern-forge-starts-again <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">It’s been three years since ModernForgeCompanies LLC decided to relocate to Merrillville, IN, where it restarted operations recently. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modernized-modern-forge-starts-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modernized-modern-forge-starts-again#comments Forming Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:11:00 +0000 8591 at http://forgingmagazine.com Forge Fair 2015 http://forgingmagazine.com/forge-fair-2015 <div class="node-body event-body">Forge Fair 2015 is a technology trade show and symposium sponsored by the Forging Industry Association to provide important networking opportunities between forgers and vendors. Supplier companies from throughout the world will exhibit, demonstrate and discuss their products and services for a global audience of forging industry customers.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Cleveland Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 300 Lakeside Avenue </div> <span class="locality">Cleveland</span>, <span class="region">OH</span> <span class="postal-code">44113</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=300+Lakeside+Avenue%2C+Cleveland%2C+OH%2C+44113%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Forge Fair 2015 is&nbsp;next in a series of technology trade shows and symposia sponsored biannually by the Forging Industry Association since 1970. The program has been developed and planned to provide important networking opportunities between forgers and vendors. Supplier companies from throughout the world will exhibit, demonstrate and discuss their products and services for a global audience of forging industry customers.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forge-fair-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forge-fair-2015#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:28:00 +0000 8581 at http://forgingmagazine.com FIA First-Line Supervisory Developent Seminar http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-first-line-supervisory-developent-seminar <div class="node-body event-body"><p>A three-day seminar focusing on the continued development of forging organizations' first-line supervisors</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Cleveland Marriott Residence Inn</span> <div class="street-address"> 527 Prospect Avenue </div> <span class="locality">Cleveland</span>, <span class="region">OH</span> <span class="postal-code">44115</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=527+Prospect+Avenue%2C+Cleveland%2C+OH%2C+44115%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>A three-day seminar focusing on the continued development of your organization&rsquo;s first-line supervisors by enhancing their skills in the following areas:<br /> - Leadership and relationship-building;<br /> - Effective communication (verbal and non-verbal);<br /> - Use of interpersonal problem-solving tools;<br /> - Coaching for performance improvement;<br /> - Personal development and self-actualization;<br /> And more.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-first-line-supervisory-developent-seminar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-first-line-supervisory-developent-seminar#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:22:00 +0000 8571 at http://forgingmagazine.com FIA Hammer Maintenance Workshop http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-hammer-maintenance-workshop <div class="node-body event-body">This 1.5-day workshop will introduce participants to the different types of hammers. It will provide an explanation of the various elements of the hammer to provide an understanding of how they work and their influence on other parts of the hammer and the forging process.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Cleveland Airport Marriott</span> <div class="street-address"> 4227 West 150th Street </div> <span class="locality">Cleveland</span>, <span class="region">OH</span> <span class="postal-code">44135</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=4227+West+150th+Street%2C+Cleveland%2C+OH%2C+44135%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><span id="ctl00_TemplateBody_WebPartManager1_gwpciEventDisplay_ciEventDisplay_DescriptionData">This 1.5-day workshop will introduce participants to the different types of hammers. It will provide an explanation of the various elements of the hammer to provide an understanding of how they work and their influence on other parts of the hammer and the forging process.</span></p> <p><span>The emphasis of the Workshop is understanding, maintaining and improving your hammer operation.</span></p> <p><span>While questions will be welcomed at any time, after each half day, there will be a 20-minute open forum round table discussion where the attendees will be able to ask the presenters questions on the topics covered up to that point.</span></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-hammer-maintenance-workshop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/fia-hammer-maintenance-workshop#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:18:00 +0000 8561 at http://forgingmagazine.com Mobile, Extendable Crane http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/mobile-extendable-crane <div class="node-body article-body">Air Technical Industries Inc. developed the Port-O-Giant Mobile Crane with features that increase lift height, for outdoor use or hazardous applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/mobile-extendable-crane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/mobile-extendable-crane#comments Handling New Products Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:16:00 +0000 8551 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The crane may be equipped with a powered telescopic boom, hydraulic winch cable lift, and powered mast rotation. All functions are hydraulically operated.</p> Robotically Tended Descaling for Forgings http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotically-tended-descaling-forgings <div class="node-body article-body">Guyson engineered a cell for grit-blast descaling of forgings, with three automated machines plus vision-guided robot. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotically-tended-descaling-forgings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotically-tended-descaling-forgings#comments Handling New Products Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:31:00 +0000 8541 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The three-machine grit-blasting cell incorporates a Fanuc M-710iC machine-tending robot with RXS-400 automated blast systems for unmanned descaling of forged automotive components.</p> Sub-Micron-Accurate Geometric Analysis http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/sub-micron-accurate-geometric-analysis <div class="node-body article-body">Etalon‘s LaserTracer-NG is a laser interferometer for sub-micron-accurate geometric analysis and, monitoring of machinery and CMMs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/sub-micron-accurate-geometric-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/sub-micron-accurate-geometric-analysis#comments New Products QC Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 8531 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The LaserTracer-NG offers a larger angular range so it facilitates measurement in limited machine space, and it can endure highly dynamic machine movements: The accelerations of the machine permitted during measurement are nearly doubled from the previous version.</p> Glass-Based Release Agents for Hot Forming http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/glass-based-release-agents-hot-forming <div class="node-body article-body">Oelhel develops release agents for forging processes, including the AirForge glass coating formulations for specific forming temperatures. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/glass-based-release-agents-hot-forming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/glass-based-release-agents-hot-forming#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming New Products Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:13:00 +0000 8521 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Oelhold develops synthetic, graphite-based and water-miscible forging products for the hot and warm forging, including automotive parts forging</p> TimkenSteel to Add Continuous Heat Treating for Bars, Tubes http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-add-continuous-heat-treating-bars-tubes <div class="node-body article-body">TimkenSteel plans to install a $40-million heat-treating operation at its specialty steelmaking operation in Ohio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-add-continuous-heat-treating-bars-tubes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-add-continuous-heat-treating-bars-tubes#comments Heating News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:54:00 +0000 8511 at http://forgingmagazine.com Updated Non-Contact Thermometers http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/updated-non-contact-thermometers <div class="node-body article-body">Ametek Land added a high-efficiency route manager and new protections against accidental damage to its Cyclops portable non-contact thermometers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/updated-non-contact-thermometers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/updated-non-contact-thermometers#comments New Products QC Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:52:00 +0000 8491 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The new Cyclops L portable non-contact thermometer includes a route manager for tracking temperatures in multiple locations requiring regular, reliable monitoring.</p> Electric Oven for Aluminum Preheating http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/electric-oven-aluminum-preheating <div class="field-deck"> Digitally programmable universal oven with front-to-rear universal airflow to the workload </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Grieve Corporation developed an electrically heated universal-style oven (No. 985) for use heating the ends of aluminum rod to 850ºF (454ºC), in a forming operation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/electric-oven-aluminum-preheating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/electric-oven-aluminum-preheating#comments Heating New Products Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:47:00 +0000 8481 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>This universal oven features 6-in. insulated walls, an aluminized steel exterior, a viewing window and interior oven light.&nbsp;</p> OSHA Cites, Fines Cold Forging Producer http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/osha-cites-fines-cold-forging-producer <div class="node-body article-body">The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued citations for one willful and 17 serious safety and health violations at MCM Industries Co.. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/osha-cites-fines-cold-forging-producer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/osha-cites-fines-cold-forging-producer#comments Forming News Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:56:00 +0000 8471 at http://forgingmagazine.com Linamar Cites Gears in Buying Carolina Forge, Seissenschmidt http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/linamar-cites-gears-buying-carolina-forge-seissenschmidt <div class="node-body article-body">Linamar agreed to buy Carolina Forge Co. from MFC Group, as well as a 66% stake in Seissenschmidt AG, in two separate transactions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/linamar-cites-gears-buying-carolina-forge-seissenschmidt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/linamar-cites-gears-buying-carolina-forge-seissenschmidt#comments Forming News Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:49:00 +0000 8461 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Carolina Forge produce numerous gear and bearing products, with two Hatebur and one Sakamura hot forging lines. The plant also has numerous CNC finishing capabilities.</p> OSHA Issues New Injury, Illness Reporting Requirements http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/osha-issues-new-injury-illness-reporting-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">OSHA issued a final rule in it is revision to workplace injury and illness reporting requirements for employers, which will take effect January 1, 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/osha-issues-new-injury-illness-reporting-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/osha-issues-new-injury-illness-reporting-requirements#comments Uncategorized News Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:36:00 +0000 8451 at http://forgingmagazine.com New Alcoa, Boeing Supply Deal Worth +$1 Billion http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-alcoa-boeing-supply-deal-worth-1-billion <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa and The Boeing Company have established a new long-term supply concerning aluminum sheet and plate products, described as the largest ever between the aluminum giant and the OEM.</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/new-alcoa-boeing-supply-deal-worth-1-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-alcoa-boeing-supply-deal-worth-1-billion#comments Forming News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:24:00 +0000 8431 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Two Boeing 737 assembly lines at Renton, Wash. Alcoa will have a role in every production platform in Boeing&rsquo;s commercial, military, and defense programs as a consequence of the new supply agreement</p> ZF Buying TRW to Form Auto Parts Giant http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/zf-buying-trw-form-auto-parts-giant <div class="node-body article-body">ZF Friedrichshafen agreed to buy TRW Automotive Holdings in a deal reportedly worth about $11.7 billion that will establish a new giant in global auto parts manufacturing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/zf-buying-trw-form-auto-parts-giant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/zf-buying-trw-form-auto-parts-giant#comments Forming News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:46:00 +0000 8421 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>ZF operates 12 plants in North America, including an automatic transmission operation in South Carolina it expanded in 2013.</p> Kobe Steel, Partners Green-Light CHQ Project in Mexico http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-partners-green-light-chq-project-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. confirms it will establish a joint-venture firm to manufacture cold-headed wire products for the Mexican automotive market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-partners-green-light-chq-project-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-partners-green-light-chq-project-mexico#comments Forming News Fri, 05 Sep 2014 03:54:00 +0000 8411 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The cold heading process (as demonstrated in this file photo) cuts steel wire to length and forms it into rods or coiled material. Those products are supplied to automotive parts producers, among other buyers.&nbsp; Kobelco CH Wire Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. is scheduled to launch in 2015.</p> Kobe Expands Forging Capacity 50% in Kentucky http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-expands-forging-capacity-50-kentucky <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products LLC, Bowling Green, Ky., doubled its production capacity with the addition of a new melting/casting line and two 6,300-ton forging presses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-expands-forging-capacity-50-kentucky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-expands-forging-capacity-50-kentucky#comments Forming News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:59:00 +0000 8391 at http://forgingmagazine.com Test Your Manufacturing IQ http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/test-your-manufacturing-iq <div class="field-byline"> Jill Jusko, Senior Editor, IndustryWeek </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">So how much do you really know about manufacturing? To test your knowledge, IndustryWeek has put together a 10-question quiz for you to take.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/test-your-manufacturing-iq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/test-your-manufacturing-iq#comments Forming Handling Heating Materials/MRO Picture This QC Simulation/IT Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:12:00 +0000 8371 at http://forgingmagazine.com DOD Orders Large-Scale 3DP Technology http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Aerojet Rocketdyne, a manufacturer of aerospace and defense propulsion and energetics technology, landed a three-year contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, OH, to install a series of large-scale additive manufacturing systems based on selective laser melting (SLM.) These systems are intended to be used to develop liquid rocket engine components, for national security and space launch services.</p></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/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-technology#comments Forming News Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:09:00 +0000 8361 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Aerojet Rocketdyne recently confirmed it manufactured and tested a liquid oxygen/kerosene engine entirely by 3D printing, reducing the production time and manufacturing costs considerably.</p> Flat Cross-Wedge Rolling for Preforming Reduced-Flash Forgings http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/flat-cross-wedge-rolling-preforming-reduced-flash-forgings <div class="field-byline"> Prof. Dr.-Ing. B.-A. Behrens, Dr.-Ing. M. Stonis, Dipl.-Ing. T. Blohm </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A CWR machine with flat wedge tools will be developed for economical production of small and medium-sized batches of forgings in high-value materials</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/flat-cross-wedge-rolling-preforming-reduced-flash-forgings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/flat-cross-wedge-rolling-preforming-reduced-flash-forgings#comments Forming Heating Materials/MRO Gold Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:15:00 +0000 8281 at http://forgingmagazine.com July / August 2014 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2014-08-22 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, Reduced-Flash Preforming. Developers pursue a flat cross-wedge rolling process for small and medium-sized batches in high-value materials -- and much more!</p> </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> Reduced-Flash Preforming.&nbsp; Developers pursue a flat cross-wedge rolling process for small and medium-sized batches in high-value materials -- 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="/forming/flat-cross-wedge-rolling-preforming-reduced-flash-forgings">Flat Cross-Wedge Rolling for Preforming Reduced-Flash Forgings </a> <a href="/simulationit/practical-process-simulation-multiple-operation-sequences">Practical Process Simulation of Multiple Operation Sequences</a> <a href="/forming/automated-hydraulic-press-starts-areva">Automated Hydraulic Press Starts for Areva</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/2014-08-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 8381 at http://forgingmagazine.com Practical Process Simulation of Multiple Operation Sequences http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/practical-process-simulation-multiple-operation-sequences <div class="field-byline"> Jim Miller and John Walters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Multiple operation software modeling tools will automate simulation of sequential forging processes, even modeling entire manufacturing process chains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/practical-process-simulation-multiple-operation-sequences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/practical-process-simulation-multiple-operation-sequences#comments Simulation/IT Gold Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:35:00 +0000 8291 at http://forgingmagazine.com Automated Hydraulic Press Starts for Areva http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-hydraulic-press-starts-areva <div class="node-body article-body">Creusot Forge, a producer of large-dimension forgings and castings for nuclear engineering projects, inaugurated a new hydraulic press at its plant in eastern France.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-hydraulic-press-starts-areva" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-hydraulic-press-starts-areva#comments Forming Gold Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:28:00 +0000 8321 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A 200-mt ingot manipulator at work for the new, 9,000-mt press at Creusot Forge.</p> FIA Set to Launch Online HR Benchmarking http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/fia-set-launch-online-hr-benchmarking <div class="node-body article-body">The Forging Industry Association is preparing to establish an on-line, interactive platform for benchmarking human resource data among its forging-producer members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/fia-set-launch-online-hr-benchmarking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/fia-set-launch-online-hr-benchmarking#comments Uncategorized News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:58:00 +0000 8341 at http://forgingmagazine.com Kobe Steel's Forged Crankshaft Design Gains Approval http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steels-forged-crankshaft-design-gains-approval <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. gained a special approval from ClassNK concerning a factor for calculating design fatigue strength of built-up crankshafts for maritime diesel engines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steels-forged-crankshaft-design-gains-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steels-forged-crankshaft-design-gains-approval#comments Forming News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:28:00 +0000 8331 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Kobe Steel is helping ship designers to improve the performance and reliability of maritime diesel engines and drive systems. Its design allows rudder parts to be made thinner and lighter (green highlight) and the increased fatigue strength of the crankshaft (blue highlight) reduces the weight of the part and contributes to greater reliability.</p> Nuclear Buildup at Creusot Forge http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/nuclear-buildup-creusot-forge <div class="node-body gallery-body">Energy-engineering group Areva is the holding company for Creusot Forge, where a new, , 9,000-mt press went into operation earlier this year, in particular to produce forgings for nuclear pressure vessels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/nuclear-buildup-creusot-forge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/nuclear-buildup-creusot-forge#comments Picture This Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:10:00 +0000 8311 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>An ingot destined for forging into a pressure-vessel component.</p> The Final Crisis http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/final-crisis <div class="node-body article-body">Preserving and promoting civil harmony is the foundation of the government … Now, it’s worth wondering whether it still can do that, or whether it is willing to do that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/final-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/final-crisis#comments Opinion Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:00:00 +0000 8301 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>&quot;Each day brings forth fresh red-alert anxiety about some unmanageable, intolerable, unthinkable calamity.&quot;</p>