Advocating for metalcasting is vital to all of us. Although you might not know it, you are almost never more than 10 feet from a metalcasting! They are everywhere. Because metalcasting is critical to manufacturing, it’s important to stand for metal casting. Here’s a look at how the American Foundry Society advocates for metalcasting in Washington and through events and publications.
Busche Performance Group, seeking to become a competitive Tier-1 automotive supplier, acquired an aluminum casting operation as its first order of business. Read more.
The crankcase being poured in this video is featured in the April 2016 issue of Modern Casting magazine.
Fonderie Laperle (Saint-Ours, Quebec, Canada) completed the installation of a new melting department in 2016, making the switch from cupola to induction melting. For more about Fonderie Laperle, read the article in the March issue of Modern Casting.
Saguenay Foundry’s innovative and envelope-pushing philosophy has led to a thriving business with a clear path into the company’s next phase.
A manufacturer of track systems, parts, accessories and other industrial components spent more than $30 million to build a new plant next to the casting facility it just purchased, converting it from a local supplier to one of North America’s largest, most automated plants for large castings.
AFS Corporate Member Osco Industries has finetuned its business to deliver quality parts with a short lead time by committing to gray iron, adding flexibility through inventory, and conservative revenue management.
In this video from 360 Yield Center, the ag manufacturer showcases its lost foam ductile iron stalk roll. This part is integral to the company's unique approach to nitrogen management in crops.
This webinar is presented by Jim Barry, industrial hygiene consultant and the AFS 10-Q Health and Safety Committee.
Ceramics present a viable alternative for replacing silica sand in the metalcasting industry. This sponsored webinar from CARBO Industrial Technologies provides an overview of ceramics casting media. The presenter, Claude Krause, is director, business development and senior technical advisor, for CARBO. He shows how the ceramic attributes impact the casting in use performance and describes various approaches underway to achieve a full conversion from silica sand to ceramics with an ultimate goal of meeting the new silica PEL regulations.
This free webinar is sponsored by CARBO Industrial Technologies.