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Lethbridge Iron Works, BRP-US Win Castings of the Year: Two castings exhibited the strengths of the casting industry in different ways to be named winners of this year's AFS Casting Competition. Wetzel, Shannon May 1, 2020 2432
Division notebook: Molding Methods and Materials heavy on applied research and innovation. Jul 1, 2017 469
Dynamic testing of green sand: can metalcasters better monitor sand properties by adopting additional testing methods? Ramrattan, Sam; Khoshgoftar, Mo; Makino, Hiroyasu Sep 1, 2015 1899
Rooting out respirable crystalline silica: an advanced method helps metalcasters determine the causes of exposure. Pylkas, Eric; Scholz, Robert Dec 1, 2014 2530
Optimizing aluminum's tensile properties: a new test bar casting method for aluminum alloys yields more accurate data. Nov 1, 2014 2782
Eliminating veining defects: simulation software and lab testing methods were used to pinpoint why the defect occurs and how to avoid it. Jul 1, 2014 1953
Identification and ranking of indicators on the quality of the casting silica sand by using a multi-criteria decision making technique. Alhamdy, S. Ahmad Shibet; Ghalandary, Mohammad Feb 14, 2014 2321
10 Pressure casting technique for transtibial prosthetic socket fit in developing countries. Lee, Peter Vee Sin; Lythgo, Noel; Laing, Sheridan; Lavranos, Jimmy; Thanh, Nguyen Hai Jan 1, 2014 5262
Antireflective coatings using organically modified silica and polyimide via solution casting method. Cao, Y.; Cakmak, M.; Soucek M.D. Report Oct 1, 2013 7161
Comparing green sand filling technology using a quick technique: researchers at Western Michigan University used a modified cone jolt test to compare gravity and aeration sand filling techniques. Ramrattan, Sam; Khoshgoftar, A.; Makino, H.; Hirata, M.; Takasu, S.; Miyazaki, H. Sep 1, 2013 1514
New manual for testing machinability aims to improve efficiency: designers and production engineers can use the method to select machining parameters for their cast parts. Mar 1, 2013 1676
7 Ways to avoid shrinkage defects: examine your metallurgy, tooling and molding practices to improve the quality of your castings. White, Doug Feb 1, 2013 1959
Cutting energy costs in steel casting facilities: researchers at Missouri S&T analyze methods for improving melting efficiency. Feb 1, 2013 1795
Acuity brands' light idea: through Acuity Brands' partnership with its in-house casting facility, a rapid tooling method was developed that illustrates how the lighting manufacturer stays at the top of its market. Wetzel, Shannon Feb 1, 2013 1333
Wear behaviour of eutectic Al-Si alloy-graphite composites fabricated by combined modified two-stage stir casting and squeeze casting methods. Shanmughasundaram, P.; Subramanian, R. Jan 1, 2013 3845
Which molten aluminum transfer system is for you? The best method for moving molten metal from the furnace to the mold is different in each shop and depends on a number of variables. Oehrlein, Randy Aug 1, 2012 1663
3 lost foam developments: several new methods of improving the lost foam process could mean more high strength castings on the horizon. Dec 1, 2010 1105
How to gather and report your TRI data: the deadline to report your toxic release inventory is fast approaching. Follow these instructions to ensure you are in compliance. Minga, Anne; Schifo, Jim May 1, 2010 2606
Nano's Frontier: some said it couldn't be done. But researchers have found a way to disperse nanoparticles into metal castings to achieve great strength in lightweight alloys. Wetzel, Shannon Cover story Mar 1, 2010 1504
BMW casting plant installs new low emissions core production method. Nov 1, 2009 210
Two ways to be right. Spada, Alfred T. Aug 1, 2008 483
New 3-D modeling method smooths casting simulation. Jul 1, 2008 420
Pour the perfect cup: to ensure your ferrous thermal analysis cups produce the best possible results, remember twelve pouring and maintenance techniques. Nov 1, 2007 534
10 ways to improve melting: achieving perfection may be too much to ask from your aluminum melt department, but adhering to the quality procedures and tips listed here can help you close the gap. Kruse, Shannon Sep 1, 2006 1673
Selling and industry maturity. Marcus, Dan Dec 1, 2003 781
We aren't car salesmen, are we? Spada, Alfred T. Oct 1, 2003 767
Mercury castings increases quality, repeatability with shot control system. Sep 1, 2003 775
Improving mold integrity. (Molding Methods & Material). Jun 1, 2003 663
What variables affect core erosion resistance? Showman, Ralph E. May 1, 2003 2044
Designing for economical coring--Part I. (Casting Design Notebook). Tomovic, Mileta Sep 1, 2002 1171
Successfully designing steel castings. (Steel). Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 276
Acrylic epoxy binder speeds core production, improves mixed sand benchlife. (New Product). Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 499
Dry ice blasting reduces permanent mold die maintenance by 80%. (Case History). Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 267
Optimizing Metal Control, Quality. Brief Article Jun 1, 2001 297
Clean Steel and Machinability. Brief Article Jun 1, 2001 262
Increase Ceramic Shell Quality via the Infiltration Method. Sturgis, David H. Technical Jan 1, 2000 3202

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