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MetalForming Magazine

November 2018 Issue

Volume 52, Number 11

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Cover Article

Japan 2018: Technology and Culture Intersect
by Louis A. Kren
During an Amada-sponsored tour, we found both in abundance.



Controlling Taper in Abrasive-Waterjet Machining
Despite technology and software advancements, parts may exhibit taper. Here's how to minimize or eliminate the issue.
Celebrating 30 Years--MetalForming magazine
by Louis A. Kren and Joe Jancsurak
Our mission always has been, and always will be, chronicling technology advancements and their results, and supporting the efforts of metalformers and fabricators as they navigate our challenging manufacturing landscape.
Customized Mechanical Press Addresses Tiny-Part Challenges
by Joe Jancsurak
This maker of electrical and electronic components for automotive and more has specific manufacturing needs, handily addressed by its high-speed machine.
Closed-Loop Control Enables Precise Press Operation
Time-Saving Tooling Tricks for Punching Machines
by Louis A. Kren
New and time-tested tools and techniques promise increased punch-press productivity for job shops.



What's Your Steady State?
Welding Well by Mike Pantaleano
The Power of Time: Quick Response Pays Off
Editorial by Brad Kuvin
We've Come a Long Way, Baby--30 Years of Metals
The Science of Forming by Daniel J. Schaeffler, Ph.D.
Curling Dies: Details Matter
Tooling by Design by Peter Ulintz



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