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MetalForming Magazine

October 2017 Issue

Volume 51, Number 10

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Mark your calendar and make plans to be in Chicago November 6-9 for FABTECH 2017.



Fabtech--Focus on Education...PMA Presents Expanded Metalforming Program
Fabtech--Exhibitors in the METALFORM Technology Area
Difficult Welds? Automated Welding May Have an Answer
Advancements in sensoring have enabled robotic-welding systems to handle joining challenges previously considered beyond the scope of automation. Improvements in seam tracking, for example, are shifting the paradigm.
Plasma-Cutting Upgrade--a Boon for Boom-Attachment Maker
by Louis A. Kren
Oklahoma fabricator benefits from excellent cutting and marking, precise holes and much more.
For Error-Proof Manufacturing, There's IIoT
by Ed Potoczak
The Industrial Internet of Things can save manufacturers from costly mistakes by making the right connections on the shop floor.
Job-Shop-Management Software Can Pay Off Big Time
by Louis A. Kren
The one constant for a job-shop fabricator is change. The right software can track, analyze and manage that change successfully, delivering dividends to the bottom line.



FABTECH Arrives as Capex Trends Upward
Editorial by Brad Kuvin
Gaining More Data During Forming
The Science of Forming by Stuart Keeler
Deep Drawing Box Shells
Tooling by Design by Peter Ulintz



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