Veino[R] 2003 increases casting efficiency 50% by eliminating machining time.
0PERATION--In addition to a pattern shop and laboratory, the Bahr Brothers facility in Marion includes furnaces, a machine shop, and a cleaning room with blasting and grinding capabilities.
PROBLEM--Veining defects were appearing on some steel components due to uncontrolled expansion of the sand cores.
SOLUTION--Veino 2003, an updated and improved sand additive from Ashland Casting Solution, complexes with sand to reduce thermal expansion
BENEFITS--Total elimination of veining; reduction of the 30+ minutes of grinding and chipping work per casting required in the past; production efficiency increases of over 50%; improved appearance or components' internal surfaces; greater customer satisfaction and acceptance of product by Bahr Brothers customers
ASHLAND CASTING SOLUTIONS
P.O. Box 395 Columbus. OH 43216
Tel: 1-800-848-7485 * E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Joe Muniza
Ashland Casting Solutions, a business group of Ashland Specialty Chemical Company, is a leader in supplying products, processes and technologies to the global metal casting marketplace. Offerings include core and mold binders, adhesives refractory coatings, release agents, riser sleeves and process modeling software solutions. The group has operations (including licensees and joint ventures) in 21 countries.
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|Title Annotation:||Technology in Action|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Feb 1, 2004|
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