A special supplement to Modern Casting
Don't Be a StrangerJuly 13, 2022
Why not invite a lawmaker to your facility this year for a tour? It could be the beginning of a great friendship, and, in time, an opportunity for positive legislative influence.Read More
AFS members are focusing on three major issues impacting the foundry industry in ongoing discussions with Congressional and government leaders.
This article is an excerpt from the new book, “Aluminum Castings for Structural Applications,” published by AFS.
To take advantage of the exceptional properties of ductile iron versus high-strength steel, aluminum, or titanium, the ductile iron casting process must evolve to allow for carbide-free 3mm wall castings and organic designs. Recent research explored ways to achieve this target.
Any quality manager at a sand foundry knows how important sand and mold testing is to ensure quality castings. That’s why improved testing has been a focus of the AFS Molding Methods & Materials Division, among many other issues.
Since 1980, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education has held its College for Kids & Teens program, offering summer courses to K-12 students on many subjects.
Critical Minerals: Making Up for Lost Time
Not long ago, a major daily newspaper ran a surprisingly lengthy article about a proposed copper mine that has been in the planning stages for years, only to be held up due to regulatory and legal challenges.
OSHA Issues Spring 2022 Regulatory Agenda
On June 21, the Biden administration released its Spring 2022 Unified Agenda of Regulatory Actions. The agenda, issued twice a year, provides the status of and projected dates for all potential regulations listed in three stages: pre-rule, proposed rule, and final rule.
An Employer’s Top 10 List for Staying Out of Court—Part 2
In last month’s column, I shared five of my top 10 strategies for employers to stay out of court. Here are the final five ways to avoid litigation.
Lesson #3: Build Resilience
This column is the third of seven installments based on Jean Bye’s 2022 Hoyt Memorial Lecture delivered at CastExpo in Columbus, Ohio.