How foundries operate in the future may look and feel much different than metalcasting operations of today.
Industry 4.0 can propel metalcasting facilities, but automation means more than robotics.
Cutting-edge technology ranging from machine learning to augmented reality is pushing metalcasting into a new phase of innovation.
A low pressure aluminum foundry incorporated a rotary degassing system guided by a computer model to make controlled additions of hydrogen into its aluminum 356 alloy.
Onsite Power Generation
Satisfied with your electric company, or the size of your electric bills? Feel like you don’t have any alternative to dealing with your local utility company because it’s your only way to connect to the electric grid? For many, it’s considered a necessary evil.
Texas State Students Cast School Logo
Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas) has been an FEF-certified university since 1990. Over the years, hundreds of students have passed through the Department of Engineering Technology and had the opportunity to learn and experience the many facets of metalcasting.
What Foundries Can Do When There Is a Respirator Shortage
The COVID-19 crisis is creating a huge demand for NIOSH approved N95 respirators and diverting supplies from industry to health care workers.
Cal Poly Pomona Shares Casting With Community
You may think that college students spend all of their time attending class, working on class-related projects, and working a part-time job.