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Growth Across the Board: U.S. casting sales are forecast to grow in every category of metals, topping $37 billion in 2016.
O'Fallon Casting's Decade of Growth: In its 10 years as O'Fallon Casting, the investment caster's annual sales have grown from $10 million to $25 million.
Cast Iron Machinability: The effect of aging on material properties determines the optimal machining time.
Better Than Hit or Miss: Testing and training improve visual inspection of casting surfaces.
Testing 1-2-3: Investigating the Machinability of Aluminum-Silicon Cast Alloys: A series of drilling tests highlights how microstructural difference can affect machinability and tool wear.