Materials/MRO en The Lost Secrets of Forging Valyrian Steel <div class="field-byline"> Rebecca Pool </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is real-life metallurgy behind Valyrian steel, the metal that forms the magically sharp and lightweight weapons of Game or Thrones — and it may have automotive applications.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials/MRO Tue, 11 Jul 2017 20:26:00 +0000 19021 at <p>George R.R. Martin&rsquo;s medieval fantasy has millions of fans, including some researchers who believe there is historical accuracy in some of its weaponry.</p> iStock Tougher Tooling Handles Hard Forgings <div class="field-byline"> Doc Ardrey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At a Houston machine shop, switching from an Ingersoll face mill to an indexable high-feed mill achieves deep cuts on dense, hard forgings, with speed and reliability.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Handling Materials/MRO Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:34:00 +0000 18641 at <p>A 4-in. Ingersoll Hi-QuadXXX facemill takes off more than 0.300 in. per pass to fully penetrate the heavy oxide crust in a 4140 steel forging.&nbsp;</p> Ingersoll Cutting Tools Chip Trapper Prolongs Coolant Life <div class="node-body article-body">EXAIR’s new, patented High Lift Chip Trapper™ removes the solids like chips, swarf, and shavings out of used coolants and other liquids with up to 15 feet of lift or 20 feet of horizontal vacuum.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials/MRO New Products Wed, 31 May 2017 12:55:00 +0000 18111 at Kobe to Increase Aluminum Automotive Forging, Again <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products in Bowling Green, KY, will start its seventh expansion project later this year, a $53-million program to increase output of forged aluminum automotive suspension parts to over 11.6 million parts/year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forming Materials/MRO News Tue, 02 May 2017 00:48:00 +0000 17561 at GKN Buying Manufacturer of PM Hydraulic Pump Parts <div class="node-body article-body">GKN plc, the engineering and manufacturing group for aerospace and automotive powertrain parts, agreed to by Tozmetal Ticaret Ve Sanayi AS (Tozmetal), a Turkish manufacturer of powder-metal parts for hydraulic pumps. The cost of the purchase was not made public.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forming Materials/MRO News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:39:00 +0000 17281 at <p>Tozmetal offers a range of more than 1,500 powder-metal parts, mainly for the European automotive market.</p> Changing the Science and Processes of Forming <div class="node-body article-body">Material science is an increasingly wider field of R&D, design, and production methods, and additive manufacturing is expanding the possibilities of metal forming and forging in multiple dimensions, creating new alloys, introducing new methods for shaping them, and applying more flexible design principles to established manufacturing systems.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forming Materials/MRO Gold Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:04:00 +0000 16061 at <p>The Quintus Technologies QIH 15L hot-isostatic press has a modular design that shortens installation time and reduces space requirements.</p> 5 Modern Leadership Lessons from Jackie Robinson <div class="field-byline"> Ritch K. Eich </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robinson, the grandson of a slave and son of a sharecropper, was a true leader who understood the importance of results, challenges, goals and balance. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forging Newswire Forming Handling Heating Materials/MRO Simulation/IT Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:05:00 +0000 15101 at <p>While confronted by racism and bigotry, Robinson overcame the odds by focusing on results&mdash;scoring and winning games.</p> Hulton|Archive/Getty Images S+B Forms JV to Process, Distribute Stainless Long Products in China <div class="node-body article-body">Schmolz + Bickenbach has formed a joint venture with Tsingshan Group to distribute specialty steel long products to manufacturers in China, especially those in the automotive and electronics industries, as well as those supply products to the industrial equipment or food-and-beverage processing sectors.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials/MRO News Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:10:00 +0000 13971 at <p>The Schmolz + Bickenbach Group is one of the world&rsquo;s top suppliers of specialty steel long products sector, with subsidiaries that include Ugitech, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke, and Finkl Steel.</p> Phase-Toughened Ceramic Inserts <div class="node-body article-body">Greenleaf announced the availability of a new phase-toughened ceramic insert grade complementing its line of ceramic insert cutting tools. XSYTIN-1 is engineered to machine more materials than any other ceramic grade now available, and designed to mill, turn, and groove the most difficult materials at extreme feed rates — with the high surface footage of ceramic inserts.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials/MRO New Products Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:09:00 +0000 13341 at <p>XSYTIN<sup>@</sup>-1 is the strongest ceramic insert grade ever produced by Greenleaf, and recommended for use in interrupted cuts, removal of scale, roughing, semi-finish, and finish cuts in heat-resistant superalloy materials, cast irons, nodular irons, ductile irons, steel alloys and stainless steels.</p> Public-Private Partnerships Put Form to Big Ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Research is a demanding process for industrial organizations, more demanding because of the scarcity of capital, the pressure of competition, and the need to develop new products and manufacturing processes to match tightening regulatory standards with lightweight and environmentally compliant products. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forming Handling Materials/MRO Picture This Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:06:00 +0000 13281 at