MC April 2014

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Editorial: Everything’s an Educational Opportunity, A. T. Spada

Blackhawk Bets Big on Nobake, N. Leider
The ductile and gray iron caster hopes to fill a niche by producing larger castings with a new $21 million nobake molding facility.

Meeting the Need for Speed, D. Kapel
Rapid manufacturing enables metalcasters to provide fast, flexible solutions.

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Laying a Foundation for Solidification, G. Sigworth
Phase diagrams of aluminum alloys provide a picture of castability and expected properties before you pour the casting.