QC http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Charting Forgers’ Business Outlook 2017 http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Readers’ insights and impressions inform a customized view of one critical manufacturing business – and make it possible to project the possibilities and opportunities in the year ahead.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017#comments Forming Handling Heating QC Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:54:00 +0000 13301 at http://forgingmagazine.com 2017 Forging Business Outlook http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook <div class="node-body article-body">Customizing the forecast of 2017 business conditions for forgers is not difficult, but it must be appreciated within the expectations for the global economy, North America’s regional industrial landscape, and the manufacturing businesses within forgers establish their supply chain. The challenge for individual forgers is to clarify their understanding of the resources and obstacles before them, and to approach them with an informed approach to problem solving. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook#comments Forming Handling Heating QC Simulation/IT Gold Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:24:00 +0000 13291 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>62.3% of all respondents expect their operations&rsquo; tons/shipped to rise in 2017, compared to 2016. This positive result frames our understanding of numerous other insights drawn from the 2017 <em>FORGING</em> Business Outlook survey</p> 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 On Alert to Improve Workplace Safety http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/alert-improve-workplace-safety <div class="node-body article-body">FIA surveys forging companies to document safety at individual plants, tracking OSHA-reportable Incidence Rates and Frequency Rates to identify the leading plant-safety performers in the industry. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/alert-improve-workplace-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/alert-improve-workplace-safety#comments Forming Handling QC Gold Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19:46:00 +0000 11631 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>&ldquo;Create a system that enables your facility to be engaged in all aspects of your operation,&rdquo; one FIA Safety Award winning plant exec advised.</p> New Programming Interface for Crankshaft Gages http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-programming-interface-crankshaft-gages <div class="node-body article-body">A new programming interface simplifies part programming, sequence building, and reporting for Adcole Corp. Model 1100 and 1200 crankshaft gages.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-programming-interface-crankshaft-gages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-programming-interface-crankshaft-gages#comments New Products QC Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:18:00 +0000 10981 at http://forgingmagazine.com Global Forging Market 2016-2020 Report Released http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-industry-reports/global-forging-market-2016-2020-report-released <div class="node-body article-body">The Global Forging Market 2016-2020 report is a four-year research study that forecasts the global forging market will exhibit an 8% consolidated annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-industry-reports/global-forging-market-2016-2020-report-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-industry-reports/global-forging-market-2016-2020-report-released#comments Dies/Die Materials Forging Industry Reports Forming QC Simulation/IT Mon, 14 Mar 2016 17:54:00 +0000 10841 at http://forgingmagazine.com 'Absolute Precision' Optical Shaft Measuring Devices http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/absolute-precision-optical-shaft-measuring-devices <div class="node-body article-body">Jenoptik Industrial Metrology will introduce a new optical shaft-measuring device, promising precision in the shortest possible measuring cycle times. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/absolute-precision-optical-shaft-measuring-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/absolute-precision-optical-shaft-measuring-devices#comments New Products QC Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:59:00 +0000 10171 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The new Hommel-Etamic Opticline series products feature a 0.1&micro;m high-resolution camera, with enhanced accuracy and increased frequency during the measurement cycle.</p> Reviving a Classic http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/reviving-classic <div class="field-byline"> Dave Sengelaub </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Honing produces a high-quality bore surface fast, which is critical to hammer forging. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/reviving-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/reviving-classic#comments Handling QC Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:20:00 +0000 10031 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Three fixturing options are available with the HTE honing machine: a manual chuck, a pneumatic chuck, or a V-type chain vise for parts with ODs up to 6 in. (150 mm). A traveling steady rest is standard. An optional guide pot automatically guides the honing tool straight into the bore without operator assistance.</p> "Smart" Laser Scanning for Verification, Reverse Engineering http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/smart-laser-scanning-verification-reverse-engineering <div class="node-body article-body">The Smart3D laser-scanning package from Perceptron has fully integrated automatic rotary table and intuitive programming software. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/smart-laser-scanning-verification-reverse-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/qc/smart-laser-scanning-verification-reverse-engineering#comments New Products QC Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:28:00 +0000 9901 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Smart3D automatically provides 3D-polygonized models for reverse engineering, 3D printing, or graphical web content. The Smart3D system also can be used to verify production parts against nominal part geometry data.</p>