Forming http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en 3DP Process Offered as Alternative to Forging Titanium http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/3dp-process-offered-alternative-forging-titanium <div class="node-body article-body">The Rapid Additive Forging (RAF) technology introduced in June by Prodways Group is said to be an effective alternative to forging parts over 70 cm long. A patent application has been filed and further technical developments are expected.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/3dp-process-offered-alternative-forging-titanium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/3dp-process-offered-alternative-forging-titanium#comments Forming News Wed, 12 Jul 2017 03:39:00 +0000 19051 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A robot-powered head dispensing molten metal within an inert gas chamber can be used to form titanium blanks up to 70 cm long, saving time and conserving material.</p> ATI, GE Aviation Team to Develop 'Meltless' Titanium http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ati-ge-aviation-team-develop-meltless-titanium <div class="node-body article-body">Allegheny Technologies Inc. is forming a joint venture with GE Aviation to develop a new technology for manufacturing "meltless titanium alloy powder," meaning materials to be used in laser sintering or other additive manufacturing processes.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ati-ge-aviation-team-develop-meltless-titanium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ati-ge-aviation-team-develop-meltless-titanium#comments Forming News Wed, 12 Jul 2017 03:20:00 +0000 19031 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Alloy powders are produced by atomization to achieve a reliable size and spherical structure to achieve the desired effects in additive manufacturing processes. &ldquo;The science of specialty metal powders is a transformative technology and we intend to maintain and enhance our industry-leading position,&rdquo; according to ATI chairman Rich Harshman</p> Bearings Producer Building New Forging Plant http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bearings-producer-building-new-forging-plant <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese bearings manufacturer Miyake Forging plans to build a $13.7-million plant at Surgoinsville, Tenn., its first in North America, to produce automotive bearings, starting early next year. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bearings-producer-building-new-forging-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bearings-producer-building-new-forging-plant#comments Forming News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:20:00 +0000 18751 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Miyake Forging has two plants in Japan and one in Thailand, with hot and cold forging, heat treating, lathe turning, and finish machining.</p> Carpenter Makes Multi-Point Advance into 3DP http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/carpenter-makes-multi-point-advance-3dp <div class="node-body article-body">Carpenter Technology Corp. is forming partnership with metal processor/distributor Samuel, Son & Co. to supply additive manufacturing products, materials, and services to AM producers and buyers.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/carpenter-makes-multi-point-advance-3dp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/carpenter-makes-multi-point-advance-3dp#comments Forming News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:05:00 +0000 18741 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Desktop Metal calls its additive manufacturing technology &ldquo;microwave enhanced sintering.&rdquo; Metal and ceramic powders are mixed into a polymer, that is the medium for forming parts. Some of the metal alloys will be supplied by Carpenter Technology. Once a mixed-media item is printed, the parts are heat-treated to fuse the alloy structure, as the polymer content is vaporized. Charcoal filters will process exhaust fumes.</p> Restart in Gear, Expansion in Progress http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/restart-gear-expansion-progress <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/restart-gear-expansion-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/restart-gear-expansion-progress#comments Forming Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:31:00 +0000 18681 at http://forgingmagazine.com Forming Parts to Finished Shape http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forming-parts-finished-shape <div class="node-body gallery-body">“Meleform Flo-Forge production is capable of producing parts of various sizes to net shape,” according to its developer, Joseph Mele. “By eliminating machining (from the production process), it provides significant savings in material, labor and time.” </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forming-parts-finished-shape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forming-parts-finished-shape#comments Forming Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:08:00 +0000 18671 at http://forgingmagazine.com Near-Net Shape Forming Process Using Progressive Dies http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/near-net-shape-forming-process-using-progressive-dies <div class="node-body article-body">“Meleform Flo-Forge production is capable of producing parts of various sizes to net shape,” according to its developer, Joseph Mele. “By eliminating machining (from the production process), it provides significant savings in material, labor and time.” </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/near-net-shape-forming-process-using-progressive-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/near-net-shape-forming-process-using-progressive-dies#comments Forming Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:27:00 +0000 18661 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The hydraulic carriage contains all of the power requirements for the Meleform operating system, and is designed as a modular indexing unit that makes it possible to form parts of varying lengths.</p> Plant Modernization Centers on New Open-Die Press http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/plant-modernization-centers-new-open-die-press <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Votkinsk Zavod ordered a 10-MN monoframe forging press from Danieli Breda, a machine capable of forming heavy-duty specialty materials like stainless and tool steels, or high-temperature alloys used in aerospace programs.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/plant-modernization-centers-new-open-die-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/plant-modernization-centers-new-open-die-press#comments Forming Handling Heating Picture This Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:13:00 +0000 18561 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A new Danieli Breda open-die machine will anchor the nearly $100-million rebuilding at Votinsk Zavod.</p> Working to Improve Safety Standards, Always http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/working-improve-safety-standards-always <div class="node-body article-body">No manufacturer can be considered successful without demonstrating its methods for establishing, maintaining, and improving the safety of its workplace.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/working-improve-safety-standards-always" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/working-improve-safety-standards-always#comments Forming Handling QC Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:49:00 +0000 18551 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Forging manufacturers&rsquo; safety performances are recognized with the annual FIA Safety Awards, based on statistically verifiable achievements.</p> Ellwood Group Acquires Gulfco Forge http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ellwood-group-acquires-gulfco-forge <div class="node-body article-body">Ellwood Group Inc. purchased and will operate Gulfco Forge Co., a manufacturer of open-die forgings and rolled rings in Beaumont, TX. The cost and other details of the acquisition were not announced. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ellwood-group-acquires-gulfco-forge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/ellwood-group-acquires-gulfco-forge#comments Forming Handling News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:49:00 +0000 18451 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Gulfco supplies forgings weighing up to 50,000 lbs., and rolled rings up to 132 in. OD.</p>