Vol. 15 July Issue
Year 2014




Conquering Surface Treatment Market From The Country In The Heart Of Europe

For this issue of MFN magazine, we interviewed an executive director of FerroÈrtaliè International, a rapidly growing company from Slovenia, specialized in manufacturing custom-made surface treatment systems. We talked about the evolution of the company, technological solutions they have mastered, and the director’s views on market trends and surface treatment industry in general.

Innovative Customized Blasting Technology Made In Germany

MFN talks to Mr. Arnold Flothmann, Head of Sales for all blasting technology-related activities of German Plant Manufacturer SLF Oberflächentechnik GmbH. SLF offers high-end customized plants for surface treatment applications in many industries all around the globe.

Cover Page

From Foundry To Shot-Blast Process

Author: Loris Pezzoni

Science Update

Evaluation of Crack Initiation and Propagation of Stainless Steel Treated by Cavitating Peening Using a Load-Controlled Plate-Bending Fatigue Tester

Author: Hitoshi Soyama (Dr. Eng.) Professor

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Shot Peening and Cold Spray, A Synergic Combination!

Author: Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

Drag Finishing Displaces Manual And Robotic Grinding & Polishing

Author: Eugen Holzknecht

MFN Trainer Column

Maintenance of Shot Blast Machines

Author: Branko Cvetkovic

Off the Beaten Track

Stella Polaris

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

The Value of Nadcap

From Editor's Desk

A3TS and MFN partnership enhancing training and support to the industry

Author: Andrzej Wojtas


Wet Blasting Innovation For The Aerospace Industry

Built to Blast

Author: Mike Langtry

Greater Efficiency And Process Stability Thanks To Intelligence For Surface Technology As A Standard Feature

Author: Doris Schulz

Latest Wire Descaling Equipment for Upgraded Drawing Lines

Innovative Robotic Solution: Fully Automatic Vibratory Finishing

Eco Concept

Author: Paolo Redaelli

New Eco+Paintshop for the Mexican Market