Heating http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6603/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> Jorgensen Forge Acquired, “Even Better Positioned” http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned <div class="node-body article-body">Jorgensen Forge, a Tukwila, WA, open-die forger, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy as one of three companies now owned by CE Star Holdings LLC, a company formed to buy the assets from Constellation Enterprises, which filed for creditor protection in May. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned#comments Forming Handling Heating News Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:32:00 +0000 12961 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Jorgensen Forge has four open-die presses and two ring-rolling mills, with heat-treating and specialty machining capabilities.</p> System Monitors Nitrogen-Supply Safety Purge http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/system-monitors-nitrogen-supply-safety-purge <div class="node-body article-body">Linde LLC helps heat treatment furnace operators to improve safety by installing a protective-atmosphere safety monitoring system in compliance with the National Fire Protection Association’s “Standard for Ovens and Furnaces” (NFPA 86). </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/system-monitors-nitrogen-supply-safety-purge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/system-monitors-nitrogen-supply-safety-purge#comments Heating New Products Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:12:00 +0000 12681 at http://forgingmagazine.com "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 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 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> 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> Focusing Treatment to Improve Die Surfaces http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/focusing-treatment-improve-die-surfaces <div class="node-body article-body">Die failure is a multi-dimensional problem for forging operators – affecting costs, production time, and product quality. Advanced Heat Treat Corp. researchers are using plasma nitriding to extend performance life.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/focusing-treatment-improve-die-surfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/focusing-treatment-improve-die-surfaces#comments Dies/Die Materials Heating Gold Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:50:00 +0000 11651 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Plasma nitriding is a low-pressure process in which voltage is applied between the batch and the furnace wall; a glow discharge with a high ionization level (plasma) is generated around the parts being treated.</p> Closed-Die Forger Adds Flexible Billet Heater http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/closed-die-forger-adds-flexible-billet-heater <div class="node-body article-body">Lake City Forge in Michigan took delivery of a 1,000-kW, induction heating system for forging billets from Ajax Tocco Magnethermic Corp. The closed-die forger processes carbon and alloy steel into products like pitman arms, upper control arms, driveline yokes, marine yokes, steering arm, lateral links, tension links, connecting rods, and shift forks for automotive, light and commercial truck, agricultural equipment, and mining sectors.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/closed-die-forger-adds-flexible-billet-heater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/closed-die-forger-adds-flexible-billet-heater#comments Heating News Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:44:00 +0000 11601 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>
Ajax TOCCO&rsquo;s 1,000-kW, 1.3- to 3.3-kHz PowerZone billet-heating system is capable of changing frequency automatically for differing billet sizes.</p>