April 2015

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Honda, Alotech Win Casting of the Year: The winning ablation-cast space frame nodes represent the design advances achieved through close collaboration among R&D, material and design engineers, and casting technology experts.
S. Wetzel
On the Fast Track: A mechanical engineer uses 3-D printing to rapidly prototype cast components for one-of-a-kind bicycle designs.
N. Leider
Improving Energy Efficiency With Customized Monitoring Tools: Highly adaptable, real-time measurement tools can measure and remotely monitor power-use and process status parameters to improve energy efficiency in metalcasting facilities.
J. Wiczer and M. Wiczer
Testing 1-2-3: Material of the Future: Researchers developed 3-D-printed molding methods and materials to provide exceptional design flexibility while simplifying production of titanium castings.
S. Ravi and J. Thiel
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