April 2014

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Blackhawk Bets Big on Nobake: The ductile and gray iron caster hopes to fill a niche by producing larger castings with a new $21 million nobake molding facility.
Meeting the Need for Speed: Rapid manufacturing enables metalcasters to provide fast, flexible solutions.
Laying a Foundation for Solidification: Phase diagrams of aluminum alloys provide a picture of castability and expected properties before you pour the casting.
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