Simulation/IT http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en 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> HMI Workstations for Productivity, Increased Plant Safety http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds division expanded its series of MTL GECMA HMI workstations, introducing two new products, the thin client (TC) and personal computer (PC) versions. The new versions result in a common platform design for plant managers to reduce operating costs, optimize productivity and increase plant safety, with the additional benefits of reducing space in the cabinet, and “future proofing” the plant. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety#comments New Products Simulation/IT Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:54:00 +0000 16791 at http://forgingmagazine.com Open Automation for Open-Die Process http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/open-automation-open-die-process <div class="node-body article-body">Danieli Breda has developed DANFORGE+, a process technology platform dedicated to the control and automation of open-die forging plants. It is an open automation system that provides complete co-ordination between press and manipulators allowing full integrated controls for highest productivity and repeatability of forging cycle considering the limits dictated by the type of material, working temperature, geometrical shape of work piece and dies.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/open-automation-open-die-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/open-automation-open-die-process#comments New Products Simulation/IT Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:59:00 +0000 16111 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>DANFORGE+ is an &ldquo;off-line&rdquo;, multi-function program designed specifically to be managed and used by the machine operator via desktop HMI.</p> 5 Modern Leadership Lessons from Jackie Robinson http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson <div class="field-byline"> Ritch K. Eich </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robinson, the grandson of a slave and son of a sharecropper, was a true leader who understood the importance of results, challenges, goals and balance. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson#comments Forging Newswire Forming Handling Heating Materials/MRO Simulation/IT Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:05:00 +0000 15101 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>While confronted by racism and bigotry, Robinson overcame the odds by focusing on results&mdash;scoring and winning games.</p> Hulton|Archive/Getty Images 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> Public-Private Partnerships Put Form to Big Ideas http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Research is a demanding process for industrial organizations, more demanding because of the scarcity of capital, the pressure of competition, and the need to develop new products and manufacturing processes to match tightening regulatory standards with lightweight and environmentally compliant products. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas#comments Forming Handling Materials/MRO Picture This Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:06:00 +0000 13281 at http://forgingmagazine.com 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> Comprehensive Model for Forming Process Monitoring http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">Schuler unveiled a Machine Monitoring System for forming operations it said provides completely new insights that increase availability, process and part quality, and reduces energy consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring#comments New Products Simulation/IT Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:53:00 +0000 13041 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Machine Monitoring System (MMS) reportedly increases availability and improves production and parts quality.</p>