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.


  • March 28 – 28, 2017 : Permanent Mold Thermal Management #21-17

    Permanent mold casting is a significant and major process used in the metalcasting industry today.  It can produce high quality and consistent products when a variety of control parameters are us

  • April 5 – 6, 2017 : Aluminum Metallurgy 201 #31-17

    The purpose of this course is to provide target audience participants with knowledge and skills regarding the nomenclature, terminology, principles, and techniques for the metallurgy of aluminum ba

  • April 25 – 27, 2017 : AFS 121st Metalcasting Congress

    Go to for more information on exhibits, program, special events, and travel/hotel information.

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