Banner

Latest Issue

FFJ 0517 CurrentIssue lead NEW 380 FFJ 0517 CurrentIssue digital icon

September 2017

FFJ 0317 rowe square2

 

CONSERVATION
A blast from the past

Meet the iron submarine that changed the course of naval warfare.

FFJ 0916 laser square

 

LASER TECHNOLOGY
A higher power

Manufacturers migrate toward automation for unmanned operations along with higher cutting speeds.

FFJ-0914-laser-square

 

WELDING
Riding shotgun

Automation technology takes over the wheel to boost welding productivity and quality.

FFJ-0914-laser-square

 

STAMPING/PRESSES
Pedal to the metal

High-strength materials and heavier parts aren’t too tough for servoforming technology.

FFJ-0914-cutting-square

 

BENDING/FOLDING
Flexing muscles

Automated bending line has athletic ability to manage large range of panel sizes with precision.

FFJ-0914-bending-square

 

DEBURRING/FINISHING
Economical edge

Plate fabricator makes quick work of finishing tasks with dual-processing system.

FFJ-0914-pbtooling-square

 

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY
In-house advantage

Switching cutting methods opens up new realms of possibility.

FFJ-1014-qmr-square

 

TRAINING & EDUCATION
Core strength

Group helps ensure enthusiastic people obtain the skills needed to succeed in demanding manufacturing jobs.

FFJ-1014-qmr-square

 

REGIONAL MANUFACTURING OUTLOOK
Midwest

Industries see growth, farm profits shrink.

FFJ-1014-qmr-square

 

FACE TIME
Sticking to specs

Gary Cican, sales engineer for Laser Mechanisms Inc., explains how to troubleshoot a unit that’s making poor-quality parts.

FFJ-1014-qmr-square

 

GUEST EDITORIAL
Decoding punch programming

Assess current methods to further automate processing.

FFJ-1014-qmr-square

 

CUSTOM FABRICATOR
Stressed Skins

This project develops design, calculation and simulation methods, alongside fabrication parameters and workflows, that support customized design and fabrication using ISF.

FFJWEB homepage-AMADA2-1

ffjournal update on twitter

Instagram - @FFJournal

Banner

TrendPublishing 6 16

Instagram Icon Large twitter facebook linkedin YouTube-social-square-red rss

MM Cover0917 preview FFJ Cover0917 preview mm 0917 brandingcovers2 3 2 Consumables 0917