AFS is an inaugural partner with the newly launched coalition.
Metalcasters are encouraged to take a survey by close of business July 1 to help fight the proposed regulations.
06.21.16: MAT Expanding Mexico Facility
The facility, called Mincer HD, will be expanded in two stages. The first will provide for 30,000 metric tons of castings and include DISAmatic molding technology, induction melting, automated pouring and casting finishing processes.
HAI is a supplier of metalcasting resin systems, resin coated sand for shell molding and refractory coatings for North America. HAI will continue a strategic sourcing arrangement with Hexion’s Louisville, Kentucky site.
The Mills Group announced it has reached a tentative agreement with Matrix Metals-Sanmar Group to purchase Keokuk Steel Castings and reopen the Iowa facility.
July 14, 2016 : Webinar: On Demand Skills Training With the AFS Institute
Take a peek at the AFS Instituteâ€™s new e-learning program launched July 1 with Jennifer Morton, AFS e-learning project manager, and Leo Baran, AFS director of membership. This webinar will explore how to integrate e-learning into your company's education program, show the e-learning interface, walk you through an e-learning module, and tell you how you can subscribe to a year of unlimited access to all modules or purchase one module at a time. The AFS Institute currently offers 20 modulesÂ covering casting defects, green sand molding, cast iron, and an introduction to metalcasting principles.Â
The new online courses provide the following benefits:Â
ï‚§ Interactive practical skills to use on the shop floor.Â
ï‚§ Real world scenarios.Â
ï‚§ Flexible time management (each module ranges from 15 minutes to 1 hour+).Â
The 30-minute webinar will include time for questions.
July 19, 2016 : Iron 101 #01-17
This is an introductory course covering the major cast iron families. Topics include characteristics and properties as well as general applications for each iron type,
July 20 – 21, 2016 : Iron Metallurgy 201 #02-17
The purpose of this course is to provide target audience participants with knowledge and skills regarding terminology, principles, and techniques for the metallurgy of gray and ductile iron casting
August 2 – 3, 2016 : Introduction to Metalcasting #03-17
This course introduces the process of metalcasting. It provides a broad picture of what happens in a casting production facility, while illustrating the technology, variables and complexity involve
August 7 – 8, 2016 : AFS Advanced Waste Seminar
Conference Topics to Include:â€‹ Regulatory overviewIdentification of wasteWaste storage/shipmentGenerator treatmentByproduct resources, regulations
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