For Metalcasters

AFS is the ultimate resource for North American metalcasters, providing casting technology literature, numerous workshops, classes and conferences, and tools to improve sales and operations. The society is the metalcaster's champion on Capitol Hill, fighting for policies that will best benefit the industry. Other AFS programs help metalcasters save energy, reduce management costs, and improve casting design and quality. The Online Buyers Guide provides a directory of suppliers to the North American metalcasting industry. Our Career Center is a job board catered specifically to those who work in metalcasting.


  • February 20 – 21, 2018 : Gating & Riser Design 201

    This course is a continuation of Gating & Riser Design 101 with an emphasis on application of sands, chill, sleeves, and other thermal control properties, fluid flow principles and filtration,

  • March 5 – 7, 2018 : Foundry Process Improvement

    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 trai

  • March 7 – 9, 2018 : AFS Southeast Regional Conference

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