VOL. 12 November ISSUE YEAR 2011


PaintExpo is the only trade fair worldwide which focuses exclusively on the process chain for industrial coating technologies. The fourth show will be held from 17 – 20 April 2012 in Karlsruhe (Germany). MFN talked to Juergen Haussmann, managing director of trade fair organizers FairFair GmbH about the product range that will be on display as well as the development of the event.

Cover Page

Author : Tomm Frungillo, Tony Supine

Science Update

Author : Prof. Lothar Wagner, Dr. Mansour Mhaede

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Author : Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

Author : Dirk Gather

Off the Beaten Track

Author : Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

From Editor's Desk

Author : Andrzej Wojtas


Author : Ulf Kapitza

Author : Doris Schulz

Author : Bojan Crtalic, Peter Butala, Mladen Cvjeticanin, Rok Vrabic