July/August 2015

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Editorial: The Artist Is the Engineer, A. T. Spada

Design Details: Design Using 3-D-Printed Sand Cores   

Purchasing Points: Pattern Primer: Consider Equipment, Manufacturing Methods and Costs

Restoring the U.S. Capitol Dome, S. Wetzel
While the cast iron Capitol Dome is being repaired onsite in D.C., several ornamental pieces are being replaced with new castings produced at an art casting facility in Utah.

Common Questions, Expert Answers, N. Leider
Top industry experts in tooling and patternmaking discuss common concerns related to the metalcasting industry and casting end-users.

Achieving Lightweight, Wear Resistant Steels Through Nitriding, L. Bartlett and S. Serino
A low cost heat treatment method could improve the wear resistance of austenitic manganese and aluminum steels.

Advancing Aluminum, An MCDP Staff Report
Researchers aim to develop a new alloy to maximize performance of cylinder heads in diesel engines.

GIFA, NEWCAST Spotlight the Future of the Industry, An MCDP Staff Report
The global metal casting supply chain convened in Dusseldorf, Germany, to see and touch the latest developments in equipment, services and technology.

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