Adding nickel enhanced the tensile ductility and toughness of a steel that was formulated to be strong and impact-resistant.
Metalcasters convened in Washington, D.C., to ask for investment in infrastructure and legislation that supports U.S. manufacturing.
Sand additives and refractory coatings are essential components in reducing or eliminating casting defects, therefore proper combination of both the type and the level of these components are necessary to achieve optimal results.
Assembly can be a valuable part of a foundry’s portfolio, but it brings challenges and might not fit every metalcaster.
PSU Behrend Students Learning Value of Internships
What is the value of an internship program at a metalcasting facility? What does an intern do? Who benefits from an internship program?
AFS Applauds Introduction of Made in America Act
In June, the Made in America Act, strengthening Buy America requirements, was introduced in both chambers.
Too Much Is Just Too Much
We all want to melt metal quickly in our foundries, but a high fire rate with your furnace burners doesn’t necessarily improve your melt rate. When we over-fire the furnace, energy efficiency is extremely poor and melt loss can be worse.
Let's Get Down to Business
Molten metal is cool to look at it (and a nice cover photo).