Vol. 11 July Issue
Year 2010




Innovative Components For Efficient Ultrasonic Applications

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ultrasonic components, Weber Ultrasonics GmbH facilitates construction of highly efficient ultrasonic systems through its innovative developments. MFN got together with Britton Diver, Sales Manager at Weber Ultrasonics America, to discuss this and other related topics.

Investing in the Future during a Downturn

Scott Nangle, Vice President of Marketing & Sales Development with Empire Abrasive Equipment Company, explains his firm’s forward-looking capital deployment amid one of the worst economic collapses of the past century.

SF EXPO China - International Trade Fair for Surface Finishing, Coating and Plating

SF EXPO China in the process of full development is highly recognized by the surface finishing industry. MFN is happy to talk with Ms. Ann Chen, the project manager, about SF EXPO China. Ms. Chen has been working on this project for many years, with acute insight into the surface finishing industry and profound understanding of industry exhibition.

Cover Page

Enhancement of Shot Peening Performance on High Strength Steel Parts

Author: François-Xavier Abadie, Product Manager - Surface Treatment

Science Update

Suppression of Fatigue Crack Propagation in Steel by Cavitation Peening

Author: Osamu Takakuwa, Masaaki Nishikawa (Dr. Eng.), Hitoshi Soyama (Dr. Eng.)

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Shot Peening And Material Defects

Author: Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations, Smart Vibrations

Author: Mathieu Geuting

MFN Trainer Column

An Alternative to Shot Peening: What does Ultrasonic Impact Technology deliver?

Author: Dan Spinner

Off the Beaten Track

Vertical Lift

Author: Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

PRI/Nadcap Celebrates 20th Anniversary

From Editor's Desk

MFN becomes the Official Cooperation Partner of NACE

Author: Andrzej Wojtas


Three Strong Partners Facilitate Their Synergies! New Training for Industrial Painting

P4S - Partners For Steel – Cooperation Of The Specialists In Sawing, Drilling And Shot Blasting

Surface finishing of large and delicate work pieces. Single Part Processing In Tub Vibrators

Trade Fair for Corrosion Protection, Preservation and Packaging, 12 through 14 October 2010 in Stuttgart, Germany. Corrosion – a Problem which Begins in the Production Sequence

Author: Doris Schulz

8th Leading International Trade Fair for Cleaning in Production and Maintenance Processes from 12 to 14 October 2010 in Stuttgart, Germany. Parts Cleaning – Solutions for Cost and Quality Optimisation

Author: Doris Schulz

Terrific Atmosphere at Leading Trade Fair for Industrial Coating Technology in Karlsruhe, Germany. PaintExpo Expands – Even in Difficult Times

Author: Doris Schulz

Atmospheric Plasma Coating – Subsequent Integration Into The Process Chain

Author: Inès A. Melamies