Vol. 7 March Issue
Year 2006




Outsourcing is in!

Increasing profitability by outsourcing abrasive blasting services. For a long time now, MFN has been eager to interview a member of the corporate board of KST Kugel-Strahltechnik GmbH. KST is one of the largest abrasive blasting contractors in Germany and operates in the heartland, to be exact in the Ruhr Region, with customers all over Germany and beyond. Marco Heinemann, head of sales and marketing at KST, was available to talk and answer questions about this interesting topic.

Cover Page

DISA Makes An Impact On The Science And Technology Of Shot-Peening

Science Update

Improvement of Fatigue Strength of Metallic Materials by Cavitation Shotless Peening

Author: Hitoshi Soyama (Ph. D.)

From Editor's Desk

Dear Readers

Author: Andrzej Wojtas (Ph.D.)


Special Sizes Of Plastic Blast Media

ROSLER Signs Definite Agreement To Acquire The Assets Of Jet Wheelblast Equipment And Kleiber & Schulz

MFN Opens Local Offices In The USA, Canada, England, Singapore And Taiwan

Polymer-Based Super-Finishing Solution

The Shiny Way - Polishing of Alloy Wheels

Author: Dirk Gather, Project Management

Manufacturing Tungsten Carbide Nozzles

Author: Gordon McShannon

Blasting Pipes In Second Pulses

Author: Ulf Kapitza, AGTOS GmbH

Model 600 Rubber Belt Blaster

Author: Martin Freund

New Company Develops Proprietary Metal Granulation Technique

Dry Ice Blasting