Vol. 9 July Issue
Year 2008




Blasting Equipment, Service, and Improved Technology to a Worldwide Surface Preparation Marketplace

MFN spoke with Ken Dickson, President and CEO of Pangborn Corporation, about the company’s position in the global marketplace and other topics. Pangborn Corporation designs, markets and services shot blast machines, dust collectors and related products for the primary metal and metalworking industries. Since 1904, Pangborn has led the way in the surface preparation industry, from the design of equipment to the services and products required to install, maintain and operate blast machines.

Cover Page

Shot Peening of Coil Springs: Modern manufacturing technology for innovative products

Author: Hans Jörg Stoll and Albert Schlatter

Science Update

Surface Integrity After Shot Peening Applied To A Precipitation-Hardened Aluminium Alloy

Author: Prof. Dr. Janez Grum

Good Vibrations

Slide Grinding – A New Term For A Mass Finishing Technology?

Author: Mathieu Geuting

MFN Trainer Column

Shot Peening - An Important Part of the Business Process

Author: Markus Halder

Off the Beaten Track

The Unfinished Painting

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

Aerospace - A Truly Global Future

Author: Arshad Hafeez

From Editor's Desk

MFN Responds to Global Demand with a Network of 14 International Offices

Author: Andrzej Wojtas (Ph.D.)


Modified Cabinets Expedite Specialized Finishing Jobs

Efficient de-moulding of titanium sand castings with shot blasting

Author: Doris Schulz

Cleaning – the Underrated Factor in Production

Author: Doris Schulz

New Production of Turbine Wheels for Blasting

ERVIN Germany Open Day

Benefit From A Leading Global Finishing Show