Vol. 22 March Issue
Year 2021




How a steel abrasives manufacturer has adapted to recent changes in the surface preparation and shot-peening industry

Being the World Leader in metallic media, including W Abrasives’ Steel shot and grit, cut wire and stainless abrasives, Winoa is proud to offer to its customers value-added products, services and solutions for their peening, cleaning and surface preparation applications. Far beyond playing the simple role of a commodity supplier, Winoa is always willing to team up with its customers in order to progress toward excellence. In order to meet the stringent requirements of the peening industry, W Abrasives has innovated in new media, tools and services. MFN had the opportunity to meet with YAMADA Yoshikazu and ANDO Masafumi, Product and Test Center manager at IKK Shot Co. – Winoa’s Asian division, to discuss the challenges of tomorrow in surface preparation and peening.

SF EXPO CHINA - Take you into the infinite charm Chinese Market

MFN interviewed one of the organizers, Mr. Zhang Zhi, the general manager of Wise Exhibition (Guangdong) Co., Ltd.

Cover Page

A New Approach to Fast and Automated Residual Stress Measurements

Author: Jörg Behler, Yoshinobu Teramoto, Professor Eckehard Müller

Science Update

Laser-Cladding and Its Application in Protective Coatings on Low Alloy Steel

Author: Hongfei Liu, Ivan Chee Kiang Tan, Yuefan Wei

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

AM, Shot Peening And Automotive: A Matter Of Costs

Author: Mario Guagliano

Standards Forum

The Ultimate Harmonisation of Shot Peening Specifications

Author: Christian Tyroll

Good Vibrations

How Centrifuges Can Save Costs And Contribute To Environmental Sustainability

Author: Eugen Holzknecht

Off the Beaten Track

What Girls Are Good For

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

From Editor's Desk

Bad News is Good News!

Author: Andrzej Wojtas


Smart, Innovative Response To The Global Challenges Of Additive Manufacturing

The Ideal Environment For Process And Product Development For Post Processing Of 3D Printed Components

Mobile Blast Unit for Large Steel Objects

To expand in the United States

Food Industry: Extruder Screws Perform Better With Evenly Smoothed Surfaces