Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en Military Aircraft Manufacturing -- Dossier http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/military-aircraft-manufacturing-dossier <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/military-aircraft-manufacturing-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/jet-engine.jpg" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This dossier presents graphs and tables about military aircraft manufacturing worldwide and in the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/military-aircraft-manufacturing-dossier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Reports Gold Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:37:00 +0000 11961 at http://forgingmagazine.com Expanded Line of Horizontal Bandsaws http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/expanded-line-horizontal-bandsaws <div class="node-body article-body">Behringer Saws expanded its HBE Dynamic Series automatic horizontal bandsaw line with the introduction of the new HBE-663A — a heavy-duty, high-production, hydraulic horizontal bandsaw that provides accurate, versatile and economical cutting in all materials, including structural steels and high-tensile strength solids. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/expanded-line-horizontal-bandsaws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/expanded-line-horizontal-bandsaws#comments Handling New Products Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:00:00 +0000 11951 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Two linear ways and four guides promote precise and accurate vertical movement of the bow frame. Cutting accuracy is enhanced by the horizontal band arrangement, hydraulically tensioned blade, and double roller pre-alignment bearings for the blade guiding.</p> "World’s First" Induction Heating Cobot http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/world-s-first-induction-heating-cobot <div class="node-body article-body">Ambrell Corp. unveiled what it called "the world’s first induction heating cobot." a programmable automation device that performs a variety of light industrial tasks, usually repetitive tasks, and interacts safely and efficiently as it works with humans in shared processes.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/world-s-first-induction-heating-cobot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/world-s-first-induction-heating-cobot#comments Handling Heating New Products Wed, 14 Sep 2016 05:33:00 +0000 11941 at http://forgingmagazine.com TimkenSteel Cited by OSHA in Workplace Fatality http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/timkensteel-cited-osha-workplace-fatality <div class="node-body article-body">The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited TimkenSteel Corporation for six violations of workplace safety, and issued penalties totaling $113,131. The two repeat and four serious violations resulted from two separate OSHA investigations in March 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/timkensteel-cited-osha-workplace-fatality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/timkensteel-cited-osha-workplace-fatality#comments Handling News Sun, 11 Sep 2016 03:42:00 +0000 11931 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>TimkenSteel&rsquo;s in-line forge press is an open-die forging operation that started up in 2013 to improve the &ldquo;center-soundness&rdquo; of large SBQ bar products. It delivers 6,000 psi of force to compress heated ingots and con-cast blooms prior to rolling.</p> Dana to Build $50M Gear Plant in Europe http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-build-50m-gear-plant-europe <div class="node-body article-body">Drivetrain manufacturer Dana Incorporated outlined plans to build a new plant in Gyõr, Hungary, where it will manufacture hypoid or spiral bevel ring and pinion gear sets for European vehicle manufacturing. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-build-50m-gear-plant-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dana-build-50m-gear-plant-europe#comments Forming News Fri, 09 Sep 2016 02:31:00 +0000 11921 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> The Internet of Things Gets Real http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/internet-things-gets-real <div class="field-byline"> IW Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Real-world solutions for Internet of Things implementation and application.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/internet-things-gets-real" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/internet-things-gets-real#comments Feature Opinion News Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:47:00 +0000 11911 at http://forgingmagazine.com Sheffield Filling Two New Orders for Mill Rolls http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sheffield-filling-two-new-orders-mill-rolls <div class="node-body article-body">Sheffield Forgemasters has new orders for forged and finish-machined mill rolls from two of the world’s largest steelmaking groups, orders totaling $5.9 million. One order is from Severstal, for cold strip rolling of automotive and appliance-grade steels at its Cherepovets Works. The other order is for cold rolling at ThyssenKrupp Rasselstein in Andernach, the only tinplate coating operation in Germany.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sheffield-filling-two-new-orders-mill-rolls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sheffield-filling-two-new-orders-mill-rolls#comments Forming News Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:27:00 +0000 11901 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p> <style type="text/css"><!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"MS 明朝"; panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; mso-font-charset:128; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-format:other; mso-font-pitch:fixed; mso-font-signature:1 134676480 16 0 131072 0;} @font-face {font-family:"MS 明朝"; panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; mso-font-charset:128; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-format:other; mso-font-pitch:fixed; mso-font-signature:1 134676480 16 0 131072 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Helvetica Neue"; panose-1:2 0 5 3 0 0 0 2 0 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-452984065 1342208475 16 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Helvetica Neue"; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-size:10.0pt; mso-ansi-font-size:10.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Helvetica Neue"; mso-ascii-font-family:"Helvetica Neue"; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-hansi-font-family:"Helvetica Neue";} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> </p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none"><span style="mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;">Forgemasters will cast ingots and heat-treat them from </span>900&deg; to -85&deg;C, before finish machining to within 0.5 mm of final dimensions.</p> ATI Idling Some Titanium Operations http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/ati-idling-some-titanium-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Allegheny Technologies Inc. is idling a titanium sponge production operation indefinitely, and scaling back some titanium hot working operations, in a strategy to improve operating efficiency, increase operating income, and reduce capital obligations.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/ati-idling-some-titanium-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/ati-idling-some-titanium-operations#comments Materials/MRO News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 02:46:00 +0000 11891 at http://forgingmagazine.com JulyAugust 2016 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/2016-08-18 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, Choosing Billet Heating Technologies --The best system for heating forging billets depends upon a plant’s specific production program.</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;&nbsp;<b>Choosing Billet Heating Technologies</b> --<b>The best system for heating forging billets depends upon a plant&rsquo;s specific production program.</b></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/forming/new-opportunity-nuclear-power">The New Opportunity in Nuclear Power</a> <a href="/picture/ringing-new-wave-precision">Ringing in a New Wave of Precision</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/2016-08-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000 11881 at http://forgingmagazine.com Selecting the Right Furnace for Forging http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/selecting-right-furnace-forging <div class="node-body article-body">Gas or electric, batch or continuous – the options are well known to forgers, but the question lingers: is there an ideal heating technology for forging production. The answer, of course, depends on the material to be forged, and even more so on the forging operation.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/selecting-right-furnace-forging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/selecting-right-furnace-forging#comments Heating Gold Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:27:00 +0000 11871 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Rotary hearth furnaces are continuous operations that heat charge material on a turntable, externally driven but operating within the heating chamber.</p> Can-Eng Furnaces International Ensuring Zero Defects for Fasteners http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/ensuring-zero-defects-fasteners <div class="node-body article-body">For safety-critical fastener components, new high-speed sorting technologies, including vision-based hole and thread detection, are making traditional methods obsolete. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/ensuring-zero-defects-fasteners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/ensuring-zero-defects-fasteners#comments QC Gold Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:13:00 +0000 11861 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The GI-100DT uses a series of front and backlit cameras to calculate a part&rsquo;s height, profile, and inner and outer diameters.&nbsp;</p> Speeding Up Work in Process http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/speeding-work-process <div class="node-body gallery-body">Forest City Gear selected the Keyence IM-6700 Series Image Dimension Measurement System to measure multiple part features simultaneously, with no need to position fixtures: simply place the workpiece on the measurement stage and press the measure button.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/speeding-work-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/speeding-work-process#comments QC Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:00:00 +0000 11851 at http://forgingmagazine.com The New Opportunity in Nuclear Power http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-opportunity-nuclear-power <div class="node-body article-body">Nuclear power is a paradox: both a problem and an opportunity, in particular for forgers. Forging is the manufacturing method of choice for critical reactor structures, which must be large and dense, with the proper shape to contain the reactor and materials used in the energy-generating process.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-opportunity-nuclear-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-opportunity-nuclear-power#comments Forming Gold Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:12:00 +0000 11841 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Sheffield Forgemasters Intl. Ltd. will forge a large, civil nuclear reactor vessel head by the end of this year, as part of a project to develop production technologies for NuScale Power LLC&rsquo;s small modular reactor (SMR) design.</p> Highly Automated Closed-Die Press for Turkish Project http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/highly-automated-closed-die-press-turkish-project <div class="node-body article-body">SMS was contracted by Turkey’s Parsan Steel Forging and Machining Co. to design and build a new, highly automated 25-MN closed-die press, to forge up to 5 million pieces annually, mainly pistons and flanged hubs. Parsan forges carbon, QT, micro-alloyed, and stainless steel, as well as customer-specific grades, for automotive, truck, off-road machinery, and heavy equipment markets. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/highly-automated-closed-die-press-turkish-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/highly-automated-closed-die-press-turkish-project#comments Forming News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:21:00 +0000 11831 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The AMP 2500 will be a fully automated 25-MN closed-die forging press being developed by SMS for Parsan Steel Forging&rsquo;s new complex at Dilovası, Turkey.</p> Finkl Steel Adds Tool-and-Die Finishing, Heat Treating http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/finkl-steel-adds-tool-and-die-finishing-heat-treating <div class="node-body article-body">Finkl Steel recently invested $2.1 million at its open-die forging operation in Québec to install new finishing capabilities for tool-and-die steel products. The new installation also includes secondary heat-treatment capability.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/finkl-steel-adds-tool-and-die-finishing-heat-treating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/finkl-steel-adds-tool-and-die-finishing-heat-treating#comments Handling Heating Materials/MRO News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 04:54:00 +0000 11821 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The new investments will allow tool-and-die steel buyers to order semi-finished products ready for direct processing, potentially reducing overall lead-times.</p> TrackMotion Floor Track for Heavyweight Robots http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/trackmotion-floor-track-heavyweight-robots <div class="node-body article-body">Güdel Inc. introduced its TMF-5 TrackMotion Floor for heavy industrial robots, reportedly the only standard linear motion product available that can move an articulated robot with a payload over six metric tons. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/trackmotion-floor-track-heavyweight-robots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/trackmotion-floor-track-heavyweight-robots#comments Handling New Products Wed, 17 Aug 2016 04:43:00 +0000 11811 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Working as a seventh axis for robots, the TMF-5 opens possibilities in production processes: A single TMF-5 module can be configured with multiple independently driven carriages, and robot risers are available in 100-mm increments.</p> Time to Start Over http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-start-over <div class="node-body article-body">How can we reestablish the belief that individual character has a value that is distinct from what we now call “success”? We must become more selective, more self-reliant, more supportive of good character in others. It won’t be simple, but it will be rewarding.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-start-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-start-over#comments Opinion Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:00:00 +0000 11801 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>At a time when honor and ability counted for character, we could rely on character to serve us with honor and ability. We must get back to that standard.</p> Ringing in a New Wave of Precision http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/ringing-new-wave-precision <div class="node-body gallery-body">A new ring mill started up at Rotek Inc. in Ohio, and a project underway for ThyssenKrupp Rothe Erde represent a new wave of operations for forming and finishing rolled rings.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/ringing-new-wave-precision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/ringing-new-wave-precision#comments Forming Picture This Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:21:00 +0000 11791 at http://forgingmagazine.com Base Metals -- Dossier http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/base-metals-dossier <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/base-metals-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/base-metals.jpeg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This dossier presents graphs and tables about the global base metal industry. Focusing on production and demand of base metals, it also provides detailed data on selected non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper and lead.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/datasheet/base-metals-dossier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forging Industry Reports Gold Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:37:00 +0000 11771 at http://forgingmagazine.com Who Wants To Replace U.S.’s Aging Nuclear ICBMs? http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/who-wants-replace-us-s-aging-nuclear-icbms <div class="node-body gallery-body">The request for proposals is the first programmatic step toward delivering the first nuclear-tipped ICBM since the Cold War, replacing the Minuteman III weapon system that has stood sentinel since the 1970s. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/who-wants-replace-us-s-aging-nuclear-icbms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/who-wants-replace-us-s-aging-nuclear-icbms#comments Feature Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:45:00 +0000 11761 at http://forgingmagazine.com Weber Metals Orders Can-Eng Rotary Furnace http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/weber-metals-orders-can-eng-rotary-furnace <div class="node-body article-body">Can-Eng Furnaces is designing a rotary hearth furnace to heat titanium and alloy billets for Weber Metals Inc., as part of a $170-million expansion to produce larger, lighter forging for commercial aircraft programs.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/weber-metals-orders-can-eng-rotary-furnace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/weber-metals-orders-can-eng-rotary-furnace#comments Heating News Thu, 04 Aug 2016 03:04:00 +0000 11751 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Rotary hearth furnaces are continuous operations that heat charge material on a externally driven turntable inside the heating chamber.</p> More Productive, Heavy-Duty Blast Wheel http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/more-productive-heavy-duty-blast-wheel <div class="node-body gallery-body">Wheelabrator’s new blast wheel for heavy-duty applications — COMET HD — which offers a clearly defined, even blast pattern and higher peak blast intensities at reduced abrasive flow rates, thereby reducing abrasive consumption while improving cycle times and first-time pass rates.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/more-productive-heavy-duty-blast-wheel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/more-productive-heavy-duty-blast-wheel#comments Handling New Products Wed, 03 Aug 2016 13:39:00 +0000 11741 at http://forgingmagazine.com Kobe Steel, Japan Aeroforge Producing Landing Gears for Airbus http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-japan-aeroforge-producing-landing-gears-airbus <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. and Japan Aeroforge are producing large-dimension titanium forgings for France’s Safran Landing Systems, which uses the parts in landing gears it supplies to Airbus for its A350 XWB wide-body jets. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-japan-aeroforge-producing-landing-gears-airbus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-japan-aeroforge-producing-landing-gears-airbus#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Wed, 03 Aug 2016 04:06:00 +0000 11731 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Kobe Steel Ltd. exhibited the titanium forgings it supplies for landing gear at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow.</p> Joint Venture to Develop Ti Powders for Additive Manufacturing http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/joint-venture-develop-ti-powders-additive-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">GKN Hoeganaes is forming a joint venture in North America with TLS Technik GmbH to produce titanium powders for additive manufacturing. The subsidiary of GKN Powder Metallurgy did not indicate the schedule or budget for developing the new operation, though it described the plan as an extension of its previous powder-metallurgy R&D efforts, centered at Cinnaminson, NJ.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/joint-venture-develop-ti-powders-additive-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/joint-venture-develop-ti-powders-additive-manufacturing#comments Materials/MRO News Fri, 29 Jul 2016 02:18:00 +0000 11721 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A photomicrograph of AncorTi<sup>&trade;</sup> titanium powder, which GKN Hoeganaes introduced in 2015 specifically for additive manufacturing applications.</p> MPG Rebrands, Emphasizing ‘Unified’ Metal Forming http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mpg-rebrands-emphasizing-unified-metal-forming <div class="node-body article-body">Metaldyne Performance Group is consolidating its various legacy brand names to promote a unified manufacturer of powertrain and suspension parts for automotive, commercial, and industrial vehicle markets. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mpg-rebrands-emphasizing-unified-metal-forming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/mpg-rebrands-emphasizing-unified-metal-forming#comments Forming News Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:36:00 +0000 11711 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Metaldyne Performance Group was formed in 2014 by a private-equity group, American Securities LLC, which established a single holding company for two forging organizations (Metaldyne, HHI) and a large automotive foundry group (Grede Holdings.) Each of those entities also included a number of legacy brands,</p> Rotek Ring-Mill Expansion Project On Track http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/rotek-ring-mill-expansion-project-track <div class="node-body article-body">Rotek Inc. reported its multimillion-dollar expansion that involves a new ring mill for midsized-diameter, 15 to 155 in. OD rings will be completed on schedule, ready to start service on September 1. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/rotek-ring-mill-expansion-project-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/rotek-ring-mill-expansion-project-track#comments Forming News Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:27:00 +0000 11701 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Rotek specializes in forged rings used in mechanical engineering, crane construction, shipbuilding, and energy projects.</p> Boeing Orders Titanium 3DP Structures for Testing http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/boeing-orders-titanium-3dp-structures-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Norsk Titanium will supply Boeing with 3D-printed, titanium engineering test articles for commercial aircraft structures, to demonstrate part-to-part repeatability and to optimize the operations processes necessary to enter into long-term production of structural components for fleet aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/boeing-orders-titanium-3dp-structures-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/boeing-orders-titanium-3dp-structures-testing#comments Forming News Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:49:00 +0000 11691 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Norsk Titanium produces aerospace structures using Rapid Plasma Deposition<sup>&trade;</sup>, in which titanium wire is melted by argon-shrouded plasma torches, to form near-net-shape parts. The company is developing a plant in Plattsburgh, NY, scheduled to start late next year.</p> New Alcoa Operation to Manufacture 3DP Alloys http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/new-alcoa-operation-manufacture-3dp-alloys <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa opened a plant at its research center near Pittsburgh where it will manufacture metal powders in proprietary grades of titanium, nickel, and aluminum, to be used for 3D-printing aerospace parts. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/new-alcoa-operation-manufacture-3dp-alloys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/new-alcoa-operation-manufacture-3dp-alloys#comments Materials/MRO News Thu, 07 Jul 2016 01:49:00 +0000 11681 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Alcoa opened this plant at its corporate research center near Pittsburgh to manufacture metal powders needed for 3D-printing aerospace parts.</p> ThyssenKrupp Orders Large-Scale Ring-Blank Press http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/thyssenkrupp-orders-large-scale-ring-blank-press <div class="node-body gallery-body">ThyssenKrupp Rothe Erde GmbH ordered a new, highly automated upsetting and piercing press for ring blanks from Siempelkamp, to be installed that the manufacturer's Dortmund Works, in Germany. Siempelkamp indicated the machinery would be delivered to the plant site and installed during summer and fall 2017, with start-up forecast for January 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/thyssenkrupp-orders-large-scale-ring-blank-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/thyssenkrupp-orders-large-scale-ring-blank-press#comments Forming Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:35:00 +0000 11671 at http://forgingmagazine.com May/June2016 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/2016-06-27 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>On Alert to improve Workplace Safety --FIA’s annual Safety Awards demonstrate how success results from clear strategies and constant focus on specific objectives.</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;On Alert to improve Workplace Safety --FIA&rsquo;s annual Safety Awards demonstrate how success results from clear strategies and constant focus on specific objectives.</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/handling/closed-die-forming-fully-robotized">Closed-Die Forming… Fully Robotized</a> <a href="/picture/network-connection-strengthened-forging-capabilities">Network Connection Strengthened with Forging Capabilities </a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/2016-06-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:00:00 +0000 11561 at http://forgingmagazine.com