Forming http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Forged Gear Plant Restarting, Plans to Expand http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forged-gear-plant-restarting-plans-expand <div class="node-body article-body">Selma Precision Technologies is the name of a new hot- and warm-forging business in Selma, NC, taking over the former Sona BLW Precision Forge plant that closed in August 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forged-gear-plant-restarting-plans-expand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forged-gear-plant-restarting-plans-expand#comments Forming Heating News Wed, 17 May 2017 13:51:00 +0000 17901 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Selma Precision Technologies in North Carolina aims to produce precision-forged bevel gears, speed gears, collars, clutches, and flanged hubs, for automotive manufacturing, defense systems, and agricultural equipment.</p> Automated, High-Volume Closed-Die Forging for Gears http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-high-volume-closed-die-forging-gears <div class="node-body article-body">Zhejiang Wanliyang, an automotive parts producer at Hangzhou, in China’s Zhejiang Province, ordered a fully automatic closed-die forging press from SMS group, with one of the buyer’s representatives calling it “the best integrated package of mechanical and automation equipment.”</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-high-volume-closed-die-forging-gears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-high-volume-closed-die-forging-gears#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming News Wed, 17 May 2017 06:15:00 +0000 17891 at http://forgingmagazine.com Kobe to Increase Aluminum Automotive Forging, Again http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-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="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-increase-aluminum-automotive-forging-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-increase-aluminum-automotive-forging-again#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Tue, 02 May 2017 00:48:00 +0000 17561 at http://forgingmagazine.com Record-Setting Seamless Ring, in Record Time http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time <div class="node-body gallery-body">Euskal Forging in Spain has established a new world record for seamless rolled-ring manufacturing, producing one with an outer diameter of 10,000 mm (more than 32 feet), and weighing 80,000 kg (more than 88 tons.)</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time#comments Forming Handling Heating Picture This QC Mon, 01 May 2017 17:17:00 +0000 17531 at http://forgingmagazine.com More Forging, More Service, More Jet Engines http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/more-forging-more-service-more-jet-engines <div class="node-body gallery-body">Pratt & Whitney plans to invest approximately $386 million in a series of projects at its manufacturing complex in Columbus, GA, including a new isothermal forging press to produce turbine disks and compressor rotors.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/more-forging-more-service-more-jet-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/more-forging-more-service-more-jet-engines#comments Forming Heating Mon, 01 May 2017 16:35:00 +0000 17501 at http://forgingmagazine.com Isothermal Forging Heating Up for Jet Engine Builder http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/isothermal-forging-heating-jet-engine-builder <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney plans to invest approximately $386 million in a series of projects at its manufacturing complex in Columbus, GA, including a new isothermal forging press to produce turbine disks and compressor rotors.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/isothermal-forging-heating-jet-engine-builder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/isothermal-forging-heating-jet-engine-builder#comments Forming Heating Gold Mon, 01 May 2017 15:02:00 +0000 17491 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Pratt &amp; Whitney&rsquo;s Columbus Engine Center performs maintenance on commercial and military aircraft engines.</p> Process Mapping/Simulation Combo Succeeds for Open-Die Set Up http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/process-mappingsimulation-combo-succeeds-open-die-set <div class="node-body article-body">The value of forging process simulation is not simply in how it optimizes production sequences, but in what information it reveals to the operators about the forging equipment and processes.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/process-mappingsimulation-combo-succeeds-open-die-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/process-mappingsimulation-combo-succeeds-open-die-set#comments Forming Simulation/IT Gold Mon, 01 May 2017 04:58:00 +0000 17461 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Process engineers applied established physical theories and volumes of data to determine the possible outcome of forging nickel-based alloy discs for industrial valves.</p> GKN Buying Manufacturer of PM Hydraulic Pump Parts http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gkn-buying-manufacturer-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="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gkn-buying-manufacturer-pm-hydraulic-pump-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gkn-buying-manufacturer-pm-hydraulic-pump-parts#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:39:00 +0000 17281 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Tozmetal offers a range of more than 1,500 powder-metal parts, mainly for the European automotive market.</p> New Lubricant for Hot Forging Steel, Alloys http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-lubricant-hot-forging-steel-alloys <div class="node-body article-body">Oelheld U.S. Inc. recently introduced AirForge 4028, calling it “the clean lubrication revolution for every forging operation.” AirForge 4028 is a protective lubricant developed for hot forging of steel and alloys that delivers “outstanding” results when metal protection is required versus oxidation, gas diffusion and heat. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-lubricant-hot-forging-steel-alloys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-lubricant-hot-forging-steel-alloys#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming New Products Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:25:00 +0000 17251 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Developers call their new AirForge 4028 &ldquo;the clean lubrication revolution for every forging operation.&rdquo;</p> Kobe Steel Buys Quintus Technologies for $115M http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-buys-quintus-technologies-115m <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. acquired isostatic press designer and manufacturer Quintus Technologies AB for a reported $115 million. The seller was Milestone Partners, a private-equity firm.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-buys-quintus-technologies-115m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-buys-quintus-technologies-115m#comments Forming News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:35:00 +0000 17241 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Isostatic presses apply high pressure from all directions, at high temperature or room temperature, to press-sinter and form metals, ceramics, or carbon materials.</p>