New Casting Source Serves Today's Market
Boost Your Problem-Solving Skills at Management & Development Summit
How do you leverage competing values in your company’s culture? How do you boost your problem-solving skills? These are a few of the issues that will be tackled at the 2020 Metalcasting Management & Development Summit, Feb. 6-7 in New Orleans.
From the CEO: Technical and research leadership at AFS
Doug Kurkul is CEO of the American Foundry Society.
Six Decades On, Detroit-Windsor Chapter’s Gala is Thriving
AFS Staff, Members Play Leadership Roles in Military Panels
It can be difficult for the U.S. military to source certain aircraft components from U.S. manufacturers. That was the central problem tackled at the Defense Logistics Agency’s Casting and Forging Summit on Sept. 4 at Fort Belvoir, where AFS participated alongside government officials and other industry representatives.
University of Northern Iowa research project earns grant
Research Board approves project from Copper Alloys Division
A new AFS research project will investigate porosity in no-lead brass castings that contributes to high scrap rates. The AFS Research Board approved the project from the Copper Alloys Division, titled “Turbulent Gating Effect on C89833 Alloy,” in September.
The research will help determine the effect of different non-turbulent gating systems on pressure tightness and mechanical properties of C89833 material.
American Foundry Society Opens Its Doors on Manufacturing Day
AFS Honors EHS Achievements at Annual Conference
AFS Members Have Access to Silica Resources as a Member Benefit
As a benefit to AFS members, you have full access to a wide array of resources designed to guide you toward compliance with OSHA’s new, more restrictive, crystalline silica rule:
The AFS Silica Compliance Timeline describes all the elements of a compliant silica program and includes interactive resources.
PowerPoint presentations explain the silica program requirements, and each is followed with useful resources such as checklists, templates and OSHA required forms.
Institute launches Supervisor Development Program
Engineering Division Offers Plant Review Program
IJMC Grows in Influence, Posts Impact Factor Gains
New AFS Transactions now available
AFS Presents Cast Iron Symposium in Spain
Ferrous Melting Operators, Suppliers Gather for Conference
Some of the biggest advancements in ferrous melting technology and methods were the forefront of the 5th International Ferrous Melting Conference, Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Nashville, Tennessee.