MC June 2014

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Editorial: 6 in 10 Teachers Choose Welding, A. T. Spada

Washington Alert: Administration Moving Quickly on Environmental Regulations

Novel Solutions: Putting Magic in Training

CEO Journal: The Power of Mentoring

Aristo Cast’s Can-Do Approach, D. Kapel
As a 40-person job shop, Aristo Cast excels at delivering what others can’t, from RP-based innovation to investment casting magnesium.

Proposed Silica Rule Testimony Under Review, S Wetzel
OSHA is considering the testimony from a two-week public hearing on its proposed rule to reduce the permissible exposure limit to silica before it submits its final draft to the U.S. Office of Management & Budget.

Sustainability Gets the Green Light, N. Leider
The metalcasting industry sees itself as a leader in recycling. But when it comes to engaging local government, communities and customers, metalcasters can improve their message of waste reduction and beneficial reuse.

Make Gains Through Lean Manufacturing, E. Obadinma, M. Zohrabi and F. Samsami
Deploying a Hoshin Kanri implementation pays off.

Understanding Segregation to Predict Solidification, G. Sigworth
To conclude a three-part series, solidification paths may be calculated from segregation equations and used to pinpoint optimum alloy compositions for castings.

ONLINE RESOURCE: B-F Equations & Solidification Path Calculations