Modern Casting shares the history of metalcasting in the U.S. through the lens of the American Foundry Society in this anniversary edition.
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This honorary lecture, which was presented at the 2021 Metalcasting Congress, takes a philosophical and metallurgical look at how metalcasters apply and control input variables (time, temperature, pressure, chemical reactions, etc.) to transform metals and spark change.
This honorary lecture presented at the 2021 Metalcasting Congress examines how foundries have been transformed primarily by shifts in the workforce, market pressures brought by global flattening (competition), environmental, health and safety and even by disaster.
An Army-directed research project is exploring the viability of a mobile foundry, where urgently needed replacement parts could be cast quickly.
A recent study shows how the decision to accept or reject a product can be based on more than just the tensile bar elongation numbers.
A Michigan foundry stepped in to solve an urgent reshoring need for store-branded fitness products, creating a new, compact supply chain that quickly met customer demand while supporting a Midwest retailer’s Made in America mission.
FEF College Students Serving Their Country
Eden Diller, a chemical engineering student at Trine University, made her way to Trine via the National Guard. As a junior in high school, she wasn’t sure how she would cover the cost of her education, but after meeting with a recruiter, decided entering the National Guard was the way to go.
Administration Conducting Supply Chain Review
The Biden Administration has launched several reviews to determine the supply chain vulnerabilities in key sectors as a result of shortages of essential products in recent years due to trade disruptions, natural disasters, and the COVID-19 pandemic.