For Casting Buyers
AFS is committed to facilitating the connection between casting supplier and casting buyer, offering programs, literature and classes for designing and purchasing castings, as well as tools to match the appropriate casting supplier to your application. Use our casting alloy database and metalcasting process selector to help select the right alloy and process for your next part. Access the AFS Library, Castingpedia and our design tutorials for more information and tips on designing and buying castings. Begin your next casting supplier search with our directory of North American metalcasters.
June 11 – 14, 2013 : A Hands-On Introduction to Metalcasting #22-13
This laboratory course covers the same lecture topics as our popular lecture version, but includes valuable hands-on experience in green sand, nobake, shell, investment casting, lost foam, permanent molding, and metallurgical testing. Attendees participate in the making of several castings throughout the course.
August 14 – 14, 2013 : Aluminum 101: An Introduction to Aluminum & Aluminum Casting Processes #01-14
September 10 – 11, 2013 : Introduction to Metalcasting #03-14
05.23.13: Chassix Plans Expansion
The company plans to build and expand operations as it optimizes its global footprint.
05.17.13: Kobe Aluminum to Expand in Kentucky
Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products, Bowling Green, Ky., is planning to spend $66 million on equipment and additional space.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded a $1 million prize to “Ground Systems,” a three-person team with members in Ohio, Texas and California, as the winner of its Fast Adaptable Next-Generation Ground Vehicle (FANG) Mobility/Drivetrain Challenge.