Just Released: AFS Transactions 2023 Delivers New Metalcasting Knowledge

The American Foundry Society is proud to announce the release of the much-anticipated AFS Transactions 2023, Vol. 131, a comprehensive compilation of cutting-edge metalcasting research unveiled at the 127th Metalcasting Congress in Cleveland.

This latest hardcover edition, spanning 464 pages, features 41 original technical papers, each rigorously peer-reviewed, and collectively representing the forefront of metalcasting research. These papers cover the latest in metalcasting research and smart manufacturing, process and equipment developments, environmental health and safety, and foundry best-practice case studies, making them an indispensable resource for metalcasters.

Volume 131 covers a broad spectrum of topics, including:

  • Additive manufacturing
  • Aluminum and light metals
  • Cast iron and steel alloys
  • Engineering and smart manufacturing
  • Environmental, health, and safety
  • Lost foam technology
  • Melting methods and materials
  • Molding methods and materials

Whether you're a foundry professional, an industry supplier, or a dedicated researcher, AFS Transactions 2023, Vol. 131 is an essential addition to your library or office. This publication is available for purchase now from the AFS Store, with substantial discounts available for AFS members.

The American Foundry Society is a dynamic technical and advocacy organization that serves and represents the $48 billion metalcasting industry. AFS is the only association serving the entire industry, including all metals and processes, with a three-part focus on advocacy, education, and innovation. AFS also publishes Modern Casting and Casting Source magazines and presents Metalcasting Congress and CastExpo, the largest metalcasting trade events in North America. Founded in 1896, the organization is based in Schaumburg, Illinois, with an advocacy office in Washington, D.C. More information is available at