Vol. 21 March Issue
Year 2020




The Post Processing Of 3D Printed Components - An Innovative Approach By A Surface Treatment Specialist

With a broad range of mass finishing machinery, industrial washing machines, shot blast equipment, including preservation lines, and a huge assortment of consumables (grinding & polishing media, compound) Rösler company, headquartered in Germany, offers solutions for practically any surface treatment problem. In recent months this global market leader has become actively involved in the field of additive manufacturing; specifically, the post processing of 3D-printed components. MFN had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Manuel Laux, head of the newly created Rösler division “AM Solutions” to talk with him about the reasons for this significant strategic move of the company.

"Growth Through Innovation." From Startup To Medium-Sized Technology Leader

MFN had the pleasure to talk to Helmut Gegenheimer, CEO of OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH.

Cover Page

Accuracy in Residual Stress Measurement Methods

Science Update

Robotic Hammer Peening and Its Application in Advanced Surface Enhancements

Author: Hongfei Liu (Ph. D. in Physics), Ivan Chee Kiang Tan (Ph. D. in Eng.), Yuefan Wei (Ph. D. in Eng.)

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

The Digital Control of Shot Peening

Author: Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

A Finishing Tale – The Fascination Of A Perfect Surface

Author: Mathieu Geuting

MFN Trainer Column

Communication and data are keys to laser peening application development

Author: David Lahrman

Off the Beaten Track

The Year Without A Summer

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

From Editor's Desk

Benefits of Time Management

Author: Andrzej Wojtas


Training on Flowrate Valves for Shot Peening in Germany!

Adapted Blast Cleaning

Dry Vibratory Finishing Processes, VIBRODRY

Optimized Equipment Availability And Process Reliability Improve Efficiency

LSP Technologies Joint Venture To Hold Weifang Laser Peening Workshops

Paint Shop Of The Future: Away From The Line, Towards The Box