VOL. 21 March ISSUE YEAR 2020


With a broad range of mass finishing machinery, industrial washing machines, shot blast equipment, including preservation lines, and a huge assortment of consumables (grinding & polishing media, compound) Rösler company, headquartered in Germany, offers solutions for practically any surface treatment problem. In recent months this global market leader has become actively involved in the field of additive manufacturing; specifically, the post processing of 3D-printed components. MFN had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Manuel Laux, head of the newly created Rösler division “AM Solutions” to talk with him about the reasons for this significant strategic move of the company.

MFN had the pleasure to talk to Helmut Gegenheimer, CEO of OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH.

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Science Update

Author : Hongfei Liu (Ph. D. in Physics), Ivan Chee Kiang Tan (Ph. D. in Eng.), Yuefan Wei (Ph. D. in Eng.)

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Author : Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

Author : Mathieu Geuting

MFN Trainer Column

Author : David Lahrman

Off the Beaten Track

Author : Giovanni Gregorat

From Editor's Desk

Author : Andrzej Wojtas