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Upgraded Alloy Database Project Goes Live

Casting Alloy Data Search, commonly referred to as CADS, is a tool to assist design and foundry engineers by providing comprehensive cast alloy engineering properties and pedigree information.

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AFS Technical Journal’s Influence Grows Again

For the third consecutive year, the International Journal of Metalcasting has grown in worldwide influence. AFS’ peer-reviewed technical and research journal saw its Impact Factor grow 34% from 2019 to 2020.

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AFS Announces New Research Board Chair, Member

AFS has welcomed a new member and announced a new chair for its Research Board, which oversees AFS’s substantial research program.

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International Journal of Metalcasting Honored for Editorial Excellence

International Journal of Metalcasting and Editor-in-Chief Tom Prucha performed in the top 10% of all qualifying journals based on Springer Nature’s Journal Author Satisfaction survey, the publisher recently announced.

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Advanced Casting Research Center Moving to UC-Irvine

The Advanced Casting Research Center is moving to the University of California-Irvine. ACRC, of which AFS is a member and supporter, conducts critical research into casting technologies and processes. Through ACRC, AFS participates in several research programs of direct relevance to foundries.

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AFS Issues Call for Papers for 2021 Metalcasting Congress

The American Foundry Society has issued a call for papers and presentations for the 125th Metalcasting Congress, April 13-15, 2021, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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International Journal of Metalcasting marks 50th issue

The International Journal of Metalcasting, the American Foundry Society’s technical and research publication, released its 50th issue this month.

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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.

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University of Northern Iowa research project earns grant

The University of Northern Iowa is conducting research into ceramic aggregates with the help of a grant from AFS.

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New AFS Transactions now available

Since 1896, AFS Transactions has been an important source of academic and practical information about the metalcasting industry. Now the newest edition of the Transactions of the American Foundry Society is available from the AFS Bookstore.

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