MC December 2012
Editorial:A Few Key Takeaways, A.T. Spada
Replacing Olivine Sand, S. Wetzel
A North American shortage of olivine sand has metalcasters looking for high-quality replacements.
ONLINE RESOURCE: Additional tech articles on olivine sand replacement.
46th Census of World Casting Production, A MODERN CASTING Staff Report
Results from the 2011 census show a return to pre-2008 casting shipment levels.
More Than a Makeover: Reinventing A & B, A MODERN CASTING Staff Report
Over the past couple of years, this metalcaster has made upgrades beyond what is easily spotted by the eye.
Fall Prevention Planning, M. Harms
While a fall cannot be forseen, taking the proper steps to prevent potential falls in a metalcasting facility can reduce the risk.
ONLINE RESOURCE: Additional information on safety planning.
Testing 1-2-3: Helium-Assisted Sand Casting, A MODERN CASTING Staff Report
Researchers explore flowing helium through a sand mold during the casting process in an attempt to enhance heat extraction.
ONLINE RESOURCE: Full technical paper on which the article is based.