Current And Future Projects

FIA PLANT ENGINEERING COMMITTEE

 

Current and Future Projects

The FIA Plant Engineering Committee is committed to the continued improvement of the forging process. The committee has adopted a pro-active approach to the challenges facing the forging industry. To this end the committee is actively addressing the following issues:

  • Equipment Uptime, Maintenance and Setup Benchmarking
  • Large Hammer Best Practices Benchmarking
  • Quality Control
  • Waste Disposal and OSHA
  • EPA
  • Ergonomics
  • Auto Die Polishing
  • Die Wear
  • Water Based EDM
  • CNC
  • Compressor Controls
  • Equipment Monitoring and Instrumentation
  • Networking
  • PLC. s
  • System Integration
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Failure Analysis
  • Alternative Forging 
  • Business Philosophy
  • Utilities
  • Trim Tools and Die Design
  • Foundation Design
  • Machine Noise Abatement