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Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 or the impact of digitization on the metal industry

The advent of Industry 4.0 has completely revolutionized the metallurgical industry, thanks to the impact of digitalization on all aspects of the production process. This has opened up…

Alloy steels: characteristics, uses and examples

Do you know what alloy steels are and what they are used for? This industrial input stands out for its versatility, making it perfect for forging tools and…

tratamiento térmico revenido

Tempering explained: a low-temperature heat treatment

Heat treatments can modify the properties of materials. One of these procedures, the one that follows heating, is tempering. In this post we will tell you everything you…

Qué son bridas slip on

What are slip-on flanges?

Among the wide variety of forged flanges are some sliding types commonly called slip-on flanges. This is a type of flange that is low-cost and easy to install.…

Blind flanges: What they are and what they are used for

The purposes and needs of different engineering projects dictate the designs of the different types of existing flanges. They exist mainly to join up various components of a…

El desarrollo de piezas para el sector eólico

Actualmente, se consigue energía eléctrica de diversas formas, aunque la más habitual es la obtenida a través de centrales termoeléctricas (y que son contaminantes) en las que se…

ULMA Forja, finalizando la intranet de clientes (Oñati)

Cuando hablamos de industria 4.0 hablamos de conexiones, interacción máquina-persona y persona máquina. También hablamos de datos, estadísticas para solución de problemas y otros muchos aspectos técnicos y…

ULMA Forja completes its already extensive offer of Forged Steel Flanges with Weld Overlayed / CLAD FLANGES at its Leniz facilities in Oñati

In oil and gas production and processing there are corrosive or abrasive fluids that cause damage to piping systems, process equipment and joining elements like flanges. These phenomena…

¿Qué son los aceros inoxidables dúplex?

A principios del siglo XX, los metalúrgicos descubrieron que podían evitar el óxido del acero si le añadían un porcentaje de cromo cercano al 10%. Así nacía el…

types of stainless steel

How many types of stainless steel are there?

In previous posts, we have talked about the main properties of stainless steel: its high durability, its hardness, its toughness… But to know exactly what kind of steel…