The 4L Investment Casting Research Committee has proposed to the AFS Research Board a multi-year project that will assess the feasibility of reusing flours and stuccos for investment casting shells.
On July 22, President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
The green field facility will pour iron and steel.
The Group announces plans to broaden its industrial capacity in Michigan and vertically integrate its production processes.
07.23.14: Tupy Receives Award From Volkswagen
The award honored global suppliers that fulfilled the expectations of product development, innovation capacity, quality and effectiveness.
August 5, 2014 : 1Z - Committee Meeting
August 6, 2014 : Green Sand Molding 101 #01-15
This course is an introduction to the green sand molding process used within a metalcasting facility. Discussion will include terminology, types of sands used, the mold making process, using and maintaining equipment, and considerations for preventing casting defects during the mold making process. Participants will leave the course with a basic foundation of the green sand molding process and techniques used in established facilities.
August 7, 2014 : Optimizing Structure-Property Relationships in Ductile Iron
The purpose of this research study was to identify ways to achieve a higher combination of strength and ductility, by characterizing the relationships between the graphite-metal matrix, alloy content, and tensile properties in ductile iron.
August 10 – 14, 2014 : Stormwater Compliance Seminar & 26th EHS Conference
“What Every Foundry Should Know about Stormwater Compliance Seminar” is scheduled August 10-11, 2014 just prior to the EHS Conference. The “26th AFS Environmental, Health and Safety Conference” will be held August 12-14, 2014 at the Crown Plaza Atlanta Airport Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
August 10 – 11, 2014 : What Every Foundry Should Know About Stormwater Compliance Seminar
This seminar is developed to provide in depth and foundry focused training related to stormwater compliance.
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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.
07/29/2014: Estimator - SandMold Systems - Newaygo, Michigan
Responsible for the creation of all cost estimates and the authorizing of proposals by performing the following duties:Creates and maintains methods for cost structure.Updates labor and burden rates at ...
Ductile Iron Foundry is seeking a Quality Manager. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. Minimum 5 years in Manager capacity for consumer product manufacturer. Experience working with manufacturers, suppliers ...
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