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IJMC Grows in Influence, Posts Impact Factor Gains

The International Journal of Metalcasting, the American Foundry Society’s technical and research journal, is more influential than ever, according to a widely used measure of academic journals.

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AFS research seeks to improve the lost foam casting process

Continuing AFS-sponsored research seeks to harness the power of 3D printing to expand the marketability and viability of the lost foam casting process.

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AFS research seeks to improve steel casting quality

Ongoing AFS-sponsored research seeks to address costly inclusion defects that plague steel casting production by exploring how various gating designs affect filling conditions and casting quality.

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AFS Research: Moving the Industry Forward

Using AFS member dues to provide funding for breakthrough technologies 
and new processes helps the metalcasting industry survive and thrive into the future. 

Mike Buyarski; The Federal Metal Co, Bedford OH; Chair, AFS Research Board

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AFS project data being presented for inclusion in handbook for castings with military applications

Data from a five-year, $1 million project from the American Foundry Society is being presented this week for inclusion in the Metallic Materials Properties Development and Standardization (MMPDS) handbook.

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