Vol. 17 September Issue
Year 2016




Desirable Benefits of Measuring in the Field

MFN had the pleasure to talk to Beth Matlock, Senior Materials Engineer in the Materials Testing Division of TEC.

Go and See - Practical Relevance is the Lifeblood of Successful Project Management

7,500 tons of installed steel, up to 1,450 technicians working side by side at the construction site and a contract volume to match: Erecting the paint shop for the new Volkswagen plant in Wrzesnia, Poland is one of the largest orders Dürr has ever received. Shortly before the facility is commissioned, everything runs exactly to plan. Vice President Thomas Gstettenbauer, who oversees project management activities for the plant engineering firm, reports in an interview how global projects are carried out at Dürr.


Innovative Chinese Manufacturer of Shot Peening and Blasting Equipment

Cover Page

Robotized Solutions For Measuring Residual Stresses By X-ray Diffraction

Science Update

Combining Precipitation Hardening with Laser Shock Peening on a Die-Casting Tool Steel

Author: Luca Petan, José Luis Ocaña, Prof. Dr. Janez Grum

Standards Forum

Let AS13000 Solve Your Problems

Author: Paul Huyton

Good Vibrations

See It, Feel It, Buy It! Surfaces Are More Than Just Surfaces

Author: Dirk Gather

Off the Beaten Track

A Bitter Brew

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

From Editor's Desk

Good Tips for Time Management

Author: Andrzej Wojtas


Shot Peening Process. How Is Coverage Working? How Could Computer Software Help?

Author: François-Xavier Abadie

Shot Blasting Machines for Rolls and cleaning of bigger Parts

The New Media Generation

Stream Finishing Machine For Series Production

Meet the Finishing Industry in One Show!

SF EXPO Chongqing 2016 Came to a Successful Conclusion