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.

Events

  • March 2 – 2, 2017 : Green Sand Molding 101 #26-17

    This course is an introduction to the green sand molding process used within a metalcasting facility. Discussion will include terminology, types of sands used, the mold making process, using and ma

  • March 8 – 9, 2017 : Nobake Molding & Coremaking 201 #27-17

    This two-day course is the second course in the nobake series, providing participants with the next level of knowledge related to the nobake molding and coremaking processes used within a foundry

  • March 14 – 14, 2017 : Copper 101 #28-17

    This course provides participants an introduction covering the characteristics and properties of copper, alloying elements and their general applications, and considerations for working with copper

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