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Employee Engagement: Alberta, Canada's Lethbridge Iron Works reinvents itself mid-expansion to ensure its future.
Rethinking Repair & Relining Procedures: Through detailed evaluation and analysis of its operations, one iron casting facility resolved issues related to its coreless induction furnaces.
Bubbling Smaller Steel Melts: Nova Precision Casting installed a porous plug in a crucible lined induction furnace to treat steel with argon gas.
Direct Pour Vs. Traditional Gating: A study comparing direct pouring and traditional gating for an aluminum blade showed direct pouring increases yield and improves costs and mold making.
Building Better Ships: The Navy Metalworking Center collaborated with Lockheed Martin to redesign components as castings in a new type of ship.