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February 2017

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Editorial: Offense and Defense
D. Kurkul

Washington Alert: New Administration Orders Freeze of Pending Regulations
S. Salmon, J. Hannapel and C. Richter

Safe Practice:Impact of New Working-Walking Surfaces Rules
D. Hunter and M. Jager

By The Law: Made in the USA
D. Resser

From AFS: Increase Your Knowledge, Help Your Employer
Z. Connor

Cooking With a New Casting, B. Sandalow
A cast iron cooker introduced to the market is challenging traditional kamado grills.

Getting Connected, B. Sandalow
Social media is growing in importance, and Modern Casting asked metalcasters that do it well for tips and advice.

Thermal Management of Permanent Molds, AFS Institute
Metalcasters have a suite of devices and resources available to achieve proper thermal management and control of permanent mold tooling.

Using Specialty Sand Blends to Reduce Veining Defects, S. Ravi and J. Thiel
Research was conducted to evaluate the effect of the addition of specialty aggregates to silica sand.

Training Case Study With Charlotte Pipe, S. Wetzel
The iron casting facility’s training manager shared with Modern Casting his strategies for building a knowledgeable workforce. 


Robotic Additive Manufacturing Viridis 3D