Vol. 7 November Issue
Year 2006




Laser Peening – An Affordable Solution to Metal Fatigue

Laser peening is a relatively new technology that has a number of advantages. MFN wanted to know more details about this process and was pleased that Jeff, Dulaney, President and CEO of LSP Technology, agreed to take time for this interview.

With Determination to Succeed!

MFN met Albert Johnson and part of his team during the Shot Peening Workshop and Trade Show in Florida last May. Looking at his achievements combined with his intriguing personality, MFN was glad for the opportunity to interview him.

Cover Page

New European Order in the Metallic Abrasives Industry

Author: Steve Cowling, Managing Director & Erwan Henry, Commercial Director

Science Update

Corrosion and Galvanic Compatibility for Metal Shot Blasting Media

Author: Heribert Gray

Macro and Micro Strain in Polycrystalline Metal Controlled by Cavitation Shotless Peening

Author: Hitoshi Soyama (Ph. D.)

MFN Trainer Column

A Short Review on Some of MFN's Accomplishments in 2006

Author: Marco Klijsen

Off the Beaten Track

Flying High...

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

Preparing a Nadcap Audit

Author: Paul Huyton

From Editor's Desk

Make Peace with Time

Author: Andrzej Wojtas (Ph.D.)


Setting the Standard in Abrasive Nozzle Technology

Traceability and Quality Control of Almen Strips

Automation Solutions for Cast Part Processing

ASCOJET – Cleaning with Dry Ice

Cym Materiales S.A. to Become ISO 9001 Certified