Vol. 18 September Issue
Year 2017




The Next Generation Silicon Carbide Nozzle

Hard Materials Technologies (HMT) has been founded in 2016 as a wholly-owned global commercial representation of Shanghai XiangRong Industries (SXR), a manufacturer of products based on hard materials like tungsten carbide, silicon carbide and boron carbide. SXR started operations in 2009 with the manufacturing and trading of a comprehensive range of nozzles for sandblasting and shot peening applications, focusing on boron carbide, silicon carbide and tungsten carbide, manufactured in its facility in Changsha, Central China. Over the years, the success of SXR products lead to the expansion of the product offering into the defense, oil & gas, and general machining industries. In order to satisfy increased customer demand worldwide, an additional production plant, located in Quzhou near Shanghai, has been commissioned Q3 2017. Right now, the group counts 127 employees and generates a consolidated turnover of 16m USD with customers in 27 countries.

Leading Canadian Manufacturer Increases Their Presence in the Global Market

MFN was able to get an interview with Michael Langtry, President of Langtry Blast Technologies Inc.

Cover Page

How To Save Costs On Blasting And Improving Your Efficiency At The Same Time

Science Update

Surface Integrity Of Laser Peened And Shot Peened Aluminium Alloy ENAW 6082

Author: Sebastjan Žagar, Uros Trdan, Janez Grum (corr. author)

Standards Forum

Information is not knowledge

Author: Paul Huyton

Good Vibrations

The Japanese Style - 和風

Author: Paolo Redaelli

Off the Beaten Track

The Spice Islands

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

From Editor's Desk

Continual improvement of Shot Peening courses leads to success

Author: Paul Huyton


Measurement of Ervin Life and Analysis of Wear Failure of Aluminium Cut Wire Shot for Blast Cleaning

Author: Hongcong Sun, Ruwei Liu, Wenlong Zhu, Shouquan Zhang, Jianwang, Gazhang

Stress Peening Of Automotive Springs: New Automated Machine Boosts Quality And Efficiency

Modular RWT Shot Peening System - Maximum Process Stability And High Cost Efficiency

The Best Way For Trials

Much More Power And Space

Peening Process Optimization And Control In Industry 4.0 Using Virtual Reality

Author: Freddy Poetscher

A South German Automotive Manufacturer Received Its 100th EcoCFlex