Vol. 10 May Issue
Year 2009




A Sucessfull International Surface Finishing and Painting Exhibition in China

The 8th Guangzhou International Surface Finishing and Painting Exhibition 2009 & The 4th Guangzhou International Plating Industry and Anti-corrosion Exhibition (SF EXPO CHINA 2009) will take place in Guangzhou International Convention and Exhibition Centre on May 18-20, 2009. About 300 exhibitors from more than 20 countries and over 25,000 visitors will gather there. MFN had the chance to talk to Chen Yan Hui, Project Manager of Wise Exhibition, the organiser of the SF EXPO CHINA.

Characterization Of Residual Stress

MFN has talked to Michael Brauss, the President of Proto Mfg. in Canada and the USA, on several occasions. He is one of the most intriguing personalities of the industry. Once more, MFN gets an insight on his ideas and visions.

Cover Page

Innovative Flapper Peening Controller

Author: Sylvain Forgues & Brigitte Labelle

Science Update

A Numerical Study of Intensity and Surface Coverage in the Shot Peening Process

Author: Hong Yan Miao, Claude Perron, Simon Larose and Martin Lévesque*

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Better Controls in Automotive Industries

Author: Michele Bandini

Standards Forum

An Overview of SAE Shot Peening Specifications

Author: Paul Huyton

Good Vibrations

Carpe Diem

Author: Dirk Gather

Off the Beaten Track

True North

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

From Editor's Desk

MFN would like to thank its Advertisers!


Haver & Boecker Donates Particle Size Analyser For MFN's Training Centre In Germany

Cleaning with CO2 snow before laser welding

Author: Doris Schulz

New Technology for Masking

Author: Mark Schanze

2nd MFN Flap Peening Workshop sponsored by 3M in Neuss, Germany

High Speed Opening for NACE International CORROSION 2009 Conference in Atlanta

IMFAIR, 10th-11st of June 2009

3rd Leading International Trade Fair for Industrial Coatings Technology from 13 through 16 April 2010 in Karlsruhe (Germany)

Author: Doris Schulz

MFN's Training Centre In Holland Completely Refurbished