Dies/Die Materials http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en 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 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> Forging Industry Technology Roadmap 2016 http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/forging-industry-technology-roadmap-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation and Forging Industry Association began the process of developing a vision for the future of the industry in 1996. Since then, periodic reviews have broadened the roadmap from a solely technical and research document to embrace a broader view of the industry’s direction. Recently, the FIERF Board of Trustees spent several months reaching out to stakeholders, reviewing and updating the industry’s self-described needs.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/forging-industry-technology-roadmap-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/forging-industry-technology-roadmap-2016#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:18:00 +0000 13261 at http://forgingmagazine.com Projecting Future Forging Technology http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/projecting-future-forging-technology <div class="field-byline"> Karen Lewis | Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) and Forging Industry Association began the process of developing a vision for the future of the industry in 1996. Since then, periodic reviews have broadened the roadmap from a solely technical and research document to embrace a broader view of the industry’s direction, and to include issues of education, process efficiency, and public policy, in addition to traditional and emerging technologies. Recently the FIERF Board of Trustees spent several months reaching out to stakeholders, and reviewing and updating the industry’s self-described needs.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/projecting-future-forging-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/projecting-future-forging-technology#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming Simulation/IT Gold Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:24:00 +0000 13241 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p><em>&ldquo;The 2016 Roadmap Revision redefines a growth and development strategy to ensure that the forging industry is positioned to move into a future in which forging firms not only survive, but thrive and grow.&rdquo;&nbsp;</em><br /> &mdash; Forging Industry Technology Roadmap, 2016 Revision</p> New Welding Alloys for Forging Dies http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-welding-alloys-forging-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Postle Industries is introducing new welding wires for metalworking and repair of forging dies and hammers, and other applications in metal forming. Products are available for flood welding complete die impressions; for overlaying forging and other hot-working dies, including extrusion mandrels and shear blades; and for repairs to rams, sow blocks, and die shanks.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-welding-alloys-forging-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/new-welding-alloys-forging-dies#comments Dies/Die Materials Materials/MRO New Products Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:11:00 +0000 12051 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Using the correct welding wire will reduce a forging shop&rsquo;s need to maintain a large inventory of die steels, and significantly increase the performance and productivity of the forging dies, according to Postle Industries&rsquo; Hardface Technologies.</p> Projecting the Possibility of Composite Forging Dies http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/projecting-possibility-composite-forging-dies <div class="field-byline"> Elia E. Levi | &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.welding-advisers.com/Composite-Die-Description.html&quot;target=&quot;_blank&quot;&gt;Welding-Advisers.com&lt;/a&gt; </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What if forgers of high-value products had an alternative material, ready in stock, for whatever new die shape and dimensions that a tool designer devised? A composite die, assembled with standard repetitive elements, to be enclosed in a fixture strong enough to withstand continuous forging or forming work. Materials could be selected from a range of tool steels types. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/projecting-possibility-composite-forging-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/projecting-possibility-composite-forging-dies#comments Dies/Die Materials Gold Sat, 01 Oct 2016 22:21:00 +0000 12121 at http://forgingmagazine.com A New Theory of Composite Forging Dies http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-theory-composite-forging-dies <div class="node-body gallery-body">What if forgers of high-value products had an alternative material, ready for any die shape and dimensions designed? Sketching the possibilities of composite dies, assembled with standard elements, set in a fixture strong enough to withstand continuous forging or forming work.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-theory-composite-forging-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-theory-composite-forging-dies#comments Dies/Die Materials Simulation/IT Sat, 01 Oct 2016 22:04:00 +0000 12111 at http://forgingmagazine.com 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> Welding Wire Extends Die Life in Extreme Heat http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/welding-wire-extends-die-life-extreme-heat <div class="node-body article-body">Weld Mold Company introduced a new welding wire it indicated would extend press die life in "extreme heat conditions" by providing superior hardness retention in temperatures as high as 1,200°F.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/welding-wire-extends-die-life-extreme-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/welding-wire-extends-die-life-extreme-heat#comments Dies/Die Materials Handling Materials/MRO New Products Tue, 24 May 2016 17:52:00 +0000 11521 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Weld Mold 5551 reportedly is well suited for use as an overlay on punches, mandrels, hot working dies, forming rolls, and performs well in areas subjected to prolonged high temperatures.</p> Schuler Buys Die Designer, Manufacturer Aweba http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/schuler-buys-die-designer-manufacturer-aweba <div class="node-body article-body">Forging and forming press builder Schuler AG plans to takeover die designer and manufacturer Aweba, expanding its capabilities in that related sector of production process technology.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/schuler-buys-die-designer-manufacturer-aweba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/schuler-buys-die-designer-manufacturer-aweba#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming News Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:22:00 +0000 11391 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Aweba Group is a full-service designer and manufacturer of dies for forming and forging.</p>