February 2015

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Editorial: Know When to Ask for Help, A.T. Spada

Washington Alert: Risk Assessment on Spent Sand Released        

Safe Practice: OSHA’s Heightened Focus on Temporary Employees

CEO Journal: Getting Full Value From Planning

Novel Solutions: Finding Focus Despite Distractions

D&L Foundry Goes Big, D. Kapel
An additional facility on its site in Washington state brings new business in large castings.

Castings on Stunning Display, N. Leider
Christie uses dozens of cast components in its numerous lines of high-definition projectors found in movie theaters, boardrooms and public displays around the world.

Online Resource: Projector Slideshow               

Controlling Pouring Through Automation, S. Wetzel
While still not widely adapted, autopouring can improve process control for higher quality castings and lower energy consumption, and the need for it is growing in high production and job shop facilities.

Casting Conversion Simplifies Ventilation Hub, N. Leider
Pier Foundry converted a complex 34-piece weldment to a single ductile iron casting that saved its mining customer time and money.

Maximizing Power Utilization, M. Nutt
The ideal induction melting system pours the most metal at the lowest level of kilowatt demand.