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MetalForming Magazine

July 2015 Issue

Volume 49, Number 7

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Cover Article

Fundamentals of Resistance Welding of Advanced Steels
...adapted from WorldAutoSteel's Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines V5;



Open-Architecture Press Controls
by Brad Kuvin
...allow Ariens to modify the look and feel of its user-interface screens and optimize communication between press-line equipment, including a new servo feeder. And, calibration settings for parameters such as shut height now reside in a supervised limited-access area.
Die Protection--Don't Do This
by Jim Finnerty
Lack of testing, poor wiring practices, using the wrong sensor, nuisance stops... the ways to fail when employing sensors to protect your tools are many. Avoid these pitfalls to reduce costly headaches.
Path to Excellence 'Hinges' on Skilled Workforce Error-Proofing
by George Keremedjiev
Rollforming--Making the Case
by Randy Myers
With the right application, this process can ease production challenges while cutting part weight and costs.



Advice for Family Businesses: Anticipate Change
Editorial by Brad Kuvin
Stress-Strain Curves Give Visual Clues About Formability
The Science of Forming by Stuart Keeler
Flawed Designs and Heattreatment Procedures Cause Die-Steel Failures
Tooling by Design by Peter Ulintz
Add Power to Employee Recognition to Guarantee a Repeat Performance
Human Capital by Debbie McGrath



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