Vol. 17 March Issue
Year 2016




Extending The Global Reach

Interview with Christoph Nitsche, Global Business Manager Technical Ceramics, 3M Technical Ceramics (formerly ESK), Kempten.

Customer Driven Innovation for a Global Residual Stress Market

We have interviewed Michael Brauss - President of Proto Mfg., one of the world's largest residual stress measurement companies, on several occasions over the last fourteen years. We had the opportunity to meet with him again and discuss what is currently happening in the residual stress measurement world.

A 20-Year-Old Success Story

MFN was able to get an interview with Corina Maria Nitescu, Commercial Manager and daughter of the founding member of Chircu Prod-Impex Company.

Cover Page

A Brief History of Fatigue Failure Analysis, Design Theory, and Remediation

Science Update

Abrasive Waterjet Milling As An Efficient 3D Pre-shaping Technology For Hard To Cut Materials

Author: Prof. Dr. h. c. Dr.-Ing. Eckart Uhlmann, Dipl.-Ing. Fabian Faltin

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Two Different Ways To Intend Shot Peening In Automotive

Author: Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

Textiles For Better Finishing Results

Author: Mathieu Geuting

MFN Trainer Column

Training To Help You Re-evaluate And Optimise Your Process

Author: Paul Rawlinson

Off the Beaten Track

The Speed Of Light

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

From Editor's Desk

MFN's long lasting Cooperation with SF EXPO

Author: Andrzej Wojtas


A New Suction and Recycling System Enabling Steel Abrasives to Be Used In The Field

Blasting And Degreasing In One Step - Automatic And Process-Reliable

Nanofeatures Induced by Severe Shot Peening Impede Bacterial Adhesion

Author: Sara Bagherifard, Mario Guagliano

New Stream-finish With Integrated Measurement Device And Pulse-finish With Automatic Holders' Changer

The New Generation Of Test Sieve Shakers

Better Business Begins with a Better Show in SFCHINA2016 Guangzhou!