Didion: See How One brass foundry reclaimed $321,867 in three months.

August 2016

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Editorial: Thank You, Good Bye & Good Luck, A.T. Spada

Washington Alert: OSHA Delays Phase One of Its New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule

CEO Journal: Death of a Foundry

Atlas Foundry Charts Its Path
B. Sandalow
With a memorable niche and a commitment to upgrades, Atlas Foundry is looking to continue its strong tradition of service and growth.

Balancing Your Cupola Operations
L. Heberling
Understanding how the materials used in cupola melting are interrelated with the melted iron, slag and furnace temperature is crucial to running effective, efficient melt department.

Alternative Modification of A356 for Ductility Studied
A. Bois-Brochu, M. Gheorghe, and F. Breton
The modifying elements calcium and barium through a Ca-Si-Ba addition have been investigated, and its been found the combination can be a viable alternative strontium additions to improve ductility.

Machined Tooling or 3D Printing
O. Johnson, T Mueller
Certain conditions in which short leadtimes and a small production order is required for a complex part can make a case for the use of 3-D printed molds.

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