Vol. 10 March Issue
Year 2009




Promotion Of The Shot-Peening Process: MFN And IITT Combine Their Efforts

Interview with Dr. Abbas Niku-Lari, President of IITT, Institute for Industrial Technology Transfer. F-Xavier Abadie, Official MFN French Representative and Official MFN Trainer, met Dr. Niku-Lari at his office in Paris, Marne-La-Vallée, France.

Manufacturing X-Ray Diffraction Systems

MFN had the chance to talk to Beth Matlock, Senior Materials Scientist of TEC/Material Testing Div., a company based in the U.S.A.

Cover Page

A Historical Perspective on Laser Shock Peening

Author: Dr. Allan H. Clauer

Science Update

Effect Of Size On The Ervin Cycle Life Of High Carbon Cast Steel Shot

Author: Xinhua Zhao, Ruwei Liu, Hongwei Wang, Hongju Gao, Laibin Zhang, Chengmin Wu, Ruiguo Wang

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Design or control the process? Both is better!

Author: Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

The Origins Of Mass Finishing

Author: Paul Rawlinson

MFN Trainer Column

Shot Peening and Mass Production

Author: Albert Schlatter

Off the Beaten Track

Full Steam Ahead!

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

AS/EN/JISQ 9100 Revision C: Does it affect you?

From Editor's Desk

MFN's New Partnership With Parts2Clean

Author: Andrzej Wojtas


Mass Finishing Made In Switzerland

Author: Francis Müller

Otto Suhner GmbH In Germany Donates High End Motor For MFN's Training Centre In Altena

Blast Cabinets Safely Clean and Strip Delicate Surfaces

A New Partner for the Indian Government

Author: Mathieu Geuting

New Measuring Probe for PartSens Inspection System Direct Inspection of Sheet Metal Blanks for Particulates, and Documentation

Author: Doris Schulz

Modern turbine technology for shot-blast machines

Author: Ulf Kapitza

Rosler Metal Finishing USA, LLC names new General Manager

5 Years Anniversary of SÛR'FIS KLENZ in India

Traceability and Quality Control of Almen Strips

Stage Is Set For SUR/FIN 2009

7th Leading International Trade Fair for Cleaning within the Production Process and Maintenance in Stuttgart from 20 to 22 October 2009

Author: Doris Schulz