Additive manufacturing techniques are no longer in their infancy. They are quickly emerging into serious options for the production of metallic parts. Forge shops should keep a watchful eye on this unfolding technology, both as a competitor and as an opportunity.
The global forging industry
experienced a first on Nov. 10, 2011, when this publication hosted “FORGExpo
2011: An International Virtual Event,” the forging industry’s first virtual
trade exhibition. The event featured a lineup of speakers, exhibitors and
social networking options in an online graphic interface at which papers were
presented and online Q&A sessions were held in real time.
Check out the October 2020 issue of FORGE, featuring our cover story on "Fever Screening and Forging Quality". Other features include "Forging with Hybrid Steel", "FutureForge in Scotland: The Goldilocks Effect", and much more.