Modern Casting shares the history of metalcasting in the U.S. through the lens of the American Foundry Society in this anniversary edition.
Midwest RevivalJuly 12, 2021
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The workforce shortage and a call for passage of infrastructure legislation are top-of-mind for metalcasters.
A recent study explored how to improve cast surface-alloying to impart high local wear and corrosion resistance to less expensive, common industrial
Foundry trials explored the use of a slurry made from two plants’ dust collection in green sand molds to lower HAPs and carbon monoxide.
Do You Know Your Numbers?
“So, what are you going to ship this month?” “Um, I don’t know.
Introducing Our Modern Casting Team
The American Foundry Society has been publishing Modern Casting, or its predecessor publication, since 1938. This month, I would like to devote this space to recognizing the superb team that makes possible both the monthly magazine and our related digital products.
Fostering a Love for Foundries and Lifelong Careers
What do Chris Burroughs, Liz Medina Balliet and Derek Orlikowski all have in common? Same alma mater? No—Burroughs attended Missouri University of Science & Tech (formerly Missouri Rolla), Medina-Balliet—Tec Saltillo, and Orlikowski—Wisconsin Platteville. Same majors?
OSHA Launches Regional Inspection Program
OSHA’s Region V has launched a Regional Emphasis Program (REP) to address noise hazards in the manufacturing sector, including metalcasting. OSHA noted that “one in 10 people endure noise levels at work loud enough to cause hearing loss.” Furthermore, more than half of U.S.