Vol. 11 March Issue
Year 2010




Improve The Fatigue Life Of Your Critical Metal Components By Using Only a Few Grams Of High Quality Beads!

The French company Sonats is driven by its intriguing technology. MFN wanted to know more and asked Dr. Olivier Brière, Sales Manager of Sonats, some specific questions.

Extended Plastic Blast Media Production Programme

Fischer GmbH, a company located in Dillenburg, Germany, is one of the leading manufacturers of plastic blast media. MFN appreciated the chance to get involved in a discussion with the management.

Cover Page

A Step by Step Analysis of Optimizing the Fatigue Resistance of 2024-T351 Aluminium Alloy by Shot Peening

Author: Dan Spinner

Science Update

Laser Peening For Improving Metallic Components

Author: Prof. Dr. Janez Grum, Asist. Uroš Trdan, Prof. Dr. José Luis Ocana, Mr. Juan A. Porro

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Springs Cannot Survive Without Shot Peening

Author: Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

Vibratory/Mass Finishing without Media

Author: Paul Rawlinson

MFN Trainer Column

Compressive Residual Stresses To Laser Shock Peen or Not?

Author: David Lahrman

Off the Beaten Track

Cabbage Leaves

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

Nadcap Audit Preparation

From Editor's Desk

MFN-JOT to host Industrial Coating Workshop at PaintExpo coming April

Author: Andrzej Wojtas


A Breath Of Fresh Air!

Author: Dr. Gerhard Reusmann, CEO & Dr. Jochen Schneider, Technical Sales Germany

Riley Surface World Launches New "AirTech" Container Shot Blast Rooms

Author: John Eyres

Application Range From Blast Cleaning And High Pressure Water Jet Cleaning Up To Sophisticated Shot Peening

A Clear Revolution In Breathing Air Filtration Systems

NACE Opens Office in Kuala Lumpur to Serve Growing Asian Market

Pangborn Corporation Signs Agreement With Delong Equipment

3rd PaintExpo, Leading International Trade Fair for Industrial Coating Technology from 13 through 16 April 2010 in Karlsruhe (Germany). Improved Economic Climate in Painting Sector as well

Author: Doris Schulz