September/October 2017

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Editorial: Tracking Growth in Business and Houseplants
S. Wetzel

Design Details: Strengthening Thin Walls Bolsters Magnesium Bracket
J. Shah

By The Law: Trade Secret Protection
D. Resser

Cutting Through the Challenges, B. Sandalow
AAM’s Columbiana lost foam casting facility tackled a difficult project thanks to ingenuity and teamwork with its customer.

Which Casting Process? An MCDP Staff Report
Choosing metalcasting is just the start. This article will help you navigate the casting process palette and find the optimal one for your part.

Searching for the Low-Cost, Power-Dense, Aluminum Engine, J. Blackburn and J. Thrasher
Can a new method for tooling high-pressure diecasting pave the way to closed-deck engine blocks?

Critical Characteristics Affecting the Surface Finish of Castings, N. Bryant and J. Thiel
Surface finish is an integral part of casting quality specifications, and a recent study sought to achieve investment casting-level surface finish in sand cast components.

Casting Sports History, An MCDP Staff Report
Castings pay tribute to some of history’s greatest athletes via statues, plaques or busts that allow fans to cheer for players long after their playing days are over.


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