The awards were presented to the following individuals for dedication and service to help build and improve environmental, safety and health conditions within the metalcasting industry.
In August, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is considering revising its controversial electronic recordkeeping proposed rule it released in November 2013.
The closing of the sale is expected in the fourth quarter of 2014.
The Awards of Excellence competition was open to all companies demonstrating outstanding examples of magnesium's use, as well as magnesium products and manufacturing technologies.
Founded in 1968, Rice Machinery Inc. will serve Romi customers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Maine.
August 21 – 22, 2014 : 2014 Chapter Officers Conference
The 2014 Chapter Officers Conference will be held August 21-22, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Des Plaines, IL. This yearly event is organized and executed to help your Chapter be the best that it can be.
August 21, 2014 : Webinar: Hexavalent Chromium Part 1: OSHA’s Standard
August 27, 2014 : Copper 101 #03-15
This course provides participants an introduction covering the characteristics and properties of copper, alloying elements and their general applications, and considerations for working with copper cast parts. This course also covers melting and casting technology, and looks at the decision making process behind specific technologies used. Benefits to taking this course include practical and theoretical knowledge for those entering into or establishing relationships with others in the copper casting business. It provides a comprehensive foundation of the processes, treatments and practical applications of cast copper, and walks the participant through decisions that affect final product cost. This course also serves as a prerequisite for other copper courses.
September 4, 2014 : Processing and Properties of Nano-Particle Strengthened Cast Light Alloys
Aluminum structural components are of significance for numerous applications. The mechanical properties of aluminum alloys would be enhanced considerably if reinforced by ceramic nanoparticles.
September 6 – 9, 2014 : Steel Founders' Society of America (SFSA) Annual Meeting
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The AFS Healthy and Safety Committee (10-Q) created the newest edition of the guides to provide metalcasters with updated information necessary to determine, evaluate and control potential hazards. The committee members are all experts in health and safety, holding certifications in multiple areas.
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The main body of each chapter focuses on the important scientific mechanisms behind metalcasting. Sigworth’s educated and practical approach offers guidance to the best practices in aluminum metalcasting available and can lead to new product or process improvements for the reader. He shares much of his personal experience and knowledge of the industry in this book and also includes additional valuable resources that augment the information presented within. Best Practices in Aluminum Metalcasting is unique in that more than 60 technical papers are contained within the CD-ROM included with this publication, a total value worth almost $2,000 (if each paper was purchased individually.) In addition, Excel®-based calculators are also included to assist with sprue calculations, furnace energy models, etc.
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The chart is organized with 12 full color photos of the coating defect or imperfection, complete definition, a number of possible causes, and potential solutions. Specific defects or imperfections covered are: Cratering/Fish Eyes/Bubbles, Brush Mark, Excess Coating, Scabs\Inclusions, Orange Peel, Tear Drops, Erosion, Veining, Metal Penetration, Coating Retention, Blows (Gas Defects), and Spalling. In addition, a QR code is on the chart, which, when scanned, will lead the user to additional coatings related defects resources.
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This textbook is comprised of teaching and lecture material developed during many decades at the University level as part of manufacturing/metallurgical curriculum. Its objective is to serve as a primary textbook for the beginners- undergraduate students at Universities, the educational program of the metalcasting industry at the college level, vocational schools, community colleges, four-year technology schools and traditional engineering school students. The book is also recommended as instructional tool for metalcasting facilities to train new employees, for suppliers to learn more about metalcasting and for libraries as reference material. The material contained in this textbook summarizes known basics and compliments them with the latest developments in all areas of metalcasting technique, technology and quality testing.
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