AFS Director of Marketing Al Spada was one of the featured speakers at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Foundry Association.
The proposed bill requires the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to consult with the states and local officials to determine which bodies of water should be covered under the Clean Water Act.
Austempering specialist AP's most recent addition was the Monster Parts plant in Oshkosh.
IBC Engineered Materials Corp., Wilmington, Mass., will provide critical cast components for the Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) on the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet.
09.11.14: Toshiba Machine Opens Facility in Mexico
Toshiba Machine is a global organization with 28 locations in 14 countries.
October 1 – 3, 2014 : Problem Solving & Process Improvement #06-15
Foundries today often struggle with problem solving, and have a need for training with a focus on metal casting issues. This 2.5 day course provides participants with basic root cause analysis training. At its core, this course provides foundry personnel with disciplined problem solving techniques, and emphasizes tools to better understand process data and performance using unique examples and case studies drawn from foundry settings. Some of the topics taught include: problem solving approaches, process thinking, problem characterization and a look at types of data, collecting and analyzing data, tools for analyzing process variation, process capability, testing the root cause, developing solutions and countermeasures, and methods for sustaining improvement.
October 2 – 3, 2014 : AFS East Coast Regional Conference
In these foundry case studies, James Wiczer of Sensor Synergy used a set of highly-adaptable, real-time measurement tools for improving energy efficiency in certain power-hungry foundry operations.
October 5 – 9, 2014 : Investment Casting Institute (ICI) 61st Annual Technical Conference and Equipment Expo
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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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