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MetalForming Magazine

November 2010 Issue

Volume 44, Number 11


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Cover Article

PMA Your Essential Partner
by Brad Kuvin
Bob Clay, PMA Chairman for 2011 and CEO of Pridgeon & Clay, Inc., pledges to guide the association on a mission to become an essential partner, by developing core offerings for its member companies augmented by cutting-edge products and services that businesses deem essential.

 

Articles

Hydraulic Presses Turn Green with Variable-Frequency Drives
by Brad Kuvin
The return on investment for outfitting a hydraulic press with a variable-frequency drive (VFD) shortens the more a metalformer pays for electricity, the more said companys hydraulic presses sit idle waiting for work and the bigger the press motor. Many VFD installations pay for themselves in two years or less.
Lean Laser Cutting
by Brad Kuvin
An Alabama contract fabricator of pneumatic conveying systems, ductwork and other sheetmetal and plate products trades up to the state-of-the-art in laser cutting and has increased throughput and significant cost savings to show for it.

 

Tooling Technology

Pressure Sensors
...help dies live a long and healthy life.

 

Commentaries

Be Like Gates--Never Stop Learning
Editorial by Brad Kuvin
More on Social Media: Blog Basics--Part 2
Business of Metalforming by Michael Bleau
Sulfur and Sheetmetal Forming
The Science of Forming by Stuart Keeler
Count Your Blessings
Tooling by Design by Peter Ulintz
Bunkering--Part 6
Metalforming Electronics by George Keremedjiev
Congress: Its Time to Use the Tax Laws to Help the Economy, Not Make It Worse
Blackman on Taxes by Irv Blackman

 

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