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MetalForming Magazine

April 2011 Issue

Volume 45, Number 4


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Cover Article

Hydraulic Presses Surging into the Marketplace
by Brad Kuvin
Press performance improves as new technology infiltrates, including developments in closed-loop control systems and upgrades to valves and pumps. Here, hydraulic-press manufacturers describe all thats new and explain how metalformers can leverage new presses to elevate their status.

 

Articles

So You're Thinking About Medical Device Manufacturing?
by Jeff Jenkins
Consider this a primer for organizations looking to leverage opportunities within the medical-device industry.

 

Tooling Technology

Sensoring for In-Die Tapping
by L. Ray Osborne
...to check for the presence of a pretapped hole as well as sufficient tap penetration, even in the event of tap wear.

 

Commentaries

Healthy Companies Beget Healthy Employees
Editorial by Brad Kuvin
Presentations: Keep it Simple
Business of Metalforming by Michael Bleau
More Ways to Let Your Supplier Help
The Science of Forming by Stuart Keeler
Tool Repair by Welding
Tooling by Design by Peter Ulintz
Revitalizing a Used Mechanical Power Press, Part 3: What's in Control?
Metalforming Electronics by George Keremedjiev
Succession, Estate and Lifetime Planning--Three Natural Companions for Family Businesses
Blackman on Taxes by Irv Blackman

 

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