Handling http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en Record-Setting Seamless Ring, in Record Time http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time <div class="node-body gallery-body">Euskal Forging in Spain has established a new world record for seamless rolled-ring manufacturing, producing one with an outer diameter of 10,000 mm (more than 32 feet), and weighing 80,000 kg (more than 88 tons.)</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/record-setting-seamless-ring-record-time#comments Forming Handling Heating Picture This QC Mon, 01 May 2017 17:17:00 +0000 17531 at http://forgingmagazine.com Robotics Trends Shaping Performance http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotics-trends-shaping-performance <div class="node-body article-body">Automation in forging, and particularly robotics, is not a new development: What is new are the various technological and functional trends in robotic automation, and how those offer opportunities for forging operators to achieve the key performance indicators that define advanced manufacturing operations. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotics-trends-shaping-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/robotics-trends-shaping-performance#comments Handling Gold Mon, 01 May 2017 05:09:00 +0000 17471 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>RobotWare 6 is ABB Robotics&rsquo; controller software, with an extensive toolbox for probram developers and a broad range of communications capabilities.</p> Back-Blow Air Nozzle for Cleaning IDs http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/back-blow-air-nozzle-cleaning-ids <div class="node-body article-body">Exair’s new Model 1004SS, M4 NPT back-blow air nozzle was designed to deliver the smallest, most effective airflow for blowing debris and liquids from small pipe or hose inside diameters, channels, bores, holes, internal threads, and other internal part features. An array of holes provides a forceful, 360-degree airflow to clear out coolant, chips, and light oils following machining processes. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/back-blow-air-nozzle-cleaning-ids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/back-blow-air-nozzle-cleaning-ids#comments Handling New Products Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:31:00 +0000 16451 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Model 1004SS, M4 NPT back-blow air nozzle was designed to deliver the smallest, most effective airflow via an array of holes, to clear out coolant, chips, and light oils after machining.</p> Titan Remains Cautious on Off-Road Wheel Import Duties http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/titan-remains-cautious-road-wheel-import-duties <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Dept. of Commerce issued countervailing duty orders on imports of off-the-road tires from India and Sri Lanka, and an anti-dumping duty order on such tires from India — an outcome that generally pleased wheel manufacturer Titan International Inc. and the United Steelworkers of America, who had filed the trade violations petition.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/titan-remains-cautious-road-wheel-import-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/titan-remains-cautious-road-wheel-import-duties#comments Handling News Wed, 08 Mar 2017 03:06:00 +0000 16091 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Titan produces more than 50,000 sizes and types of off-highway wheels, for agriculture and construction equipment OEMs, including John Deere, New Holland, Case, AGCO, Caterpillar, Komatsu, and Kubota.</p> Expanding the Possibilities for Microfinishing Crankshafts http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/expanding-possibilities-microfinishing-crankshafts <div class="node-body article-body">Working with machine-tool builder Thielenhaus Technologies, a commercial truck OEM decided to finish machine the bearings as well as the transition radii on its steel crankshafts.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/expanding-possibilities-microfinishing-crankshafts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/expanding-possibilities-microfinishing-crankshafts#comments Handling QC Gold Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:16:00 +0000 16071 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The horizontal version of Thielenhaus Technologies&rsquo; CrankStar belt finishing machine, developed for finishing large crankshafts.</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 Spinning Hanger Blasting Machine http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/spinning-hanger-blasting-machine <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Blast & Wash Systems offers a redesigned industrial blasting machine of the “spinner hanger” design: The SH 3660 has a wider blast zone — 36 inches wide by 60 inches tall — than its predecessor (SH 3460), which achieves a new scale of efficiency.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/spinning-hanger-blasting-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/spinning-hanger-blasting-machine#comments Handling New Products Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:28:00 +0000 13621 at http://forgingmagazine.com High-Performance Circular Cold Saw http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/high-performance-circular-cold-saw <div class="node-body article-body">Behringer Saws Inc. added the VA-L 500 to its line of high-performance circular cold saws, for production cutting of aluminum and nonferrous materials. With a frequency-controlled main drive system and adjustable cutting speeds, it can saw the full range of aluminum alloys and other nonferrous materials in solids, thin-walled pipe and profiles highly efficiently.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/high-performance-circular-cold-saw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/high-performance-circular-cold-saw#comments Handling New Products Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:36:00 +0000 13431 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The VA-L 500 is powered by a 32-HP, frequency controlled drive motor, with a 800-3,400 RPM speed range, and a servo-driven downfeed with an adjustable rate from 0.39 in./sec to 19.6 in./sec.</p> 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>