Lightweighting initiatives for automotive and aerospace applications have stimulated interest in magnesium as a forging material. Learn about the advantages and limitations of magnesium and research programs that are under way to find the best way to process and forge it.
Given that aluminum and its alloys offer numerous advantages over many other metals, it is not surprising that inquiries about induction billet-heating equipment increasingly involve the heating of aluminum alloys.
Many of the North American forging industry’s most talented technical people recently gathered for two days of technology updates and presentations at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio.
Check out the April 2017 issue of FORGE, featuring our cover story on how Gerdau modernized its mill to serve the North American SBQ steel market, challenges and opportunities in magnesium forgings, and much more.