Inoculation is an important aspect of ensuring cast iron quality. This article explores how the effect and performance of an inoculant can be measured and what factors can affect inoculation performance.
Light MindedNovember 9, 2021
Lightweighting internal combustion engine castings is front and center for automotive parts-makers and the foundries that serve them. And don’t look now but shaving pounds off electric vehicles is a big priority, too.Read more
Early research findings point to a potential solution to reduce silica without changing sands or investing in costly engineering controls.
Examining the global market reveals the iron casting industry has opportunity for growth—but work must be done to meet customers where they are.
From part reductions to lightweighting to increases in strength, changing the manufacturing method to metalcasting—and the accompanying redesigns—paid dividends for these pieces.
‘Giving’ Coin Pays Off in Student Experience, FEF Payback
For the past three Giving Tuesdays (the Tuesday following Thanksgiving), FEF has encouraged alumni and friends to participate by making a contribution to support FEF students and schools. An added incentive for this national giving day has been the FEF school competition component.
Internships Benefit Both Students & Companies
Jeopardy answer: the position of a student (or trainee) who works in an organization in order to gain work experience. And the question is…what is an internship?
What exactly is an internship? What is the benefit to a student? Is there a benefit for the company?
A Culture of Safety in the Foundry
The safety record of America’s manufacturing plants in general, and metalcasting facilities in particular, has improved markedly over recent decades. These improvements reflect the tremendous amounts of time, training, and money that have been invested.
EPA’s Draft Strategic Plan Highlights Environmental Justice
In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its new Draft Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2022-2026.