February 2016

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Editorial : A Purchasing Evolution
A.T. Spada
Washington Alert: OSHA's Silica Rule Moves to OMB
CEO Journal: Updating Our Reality
D. Marcus
Casting Complexity in Conformable Tank: Michigan's REL Inc. aims to improve natural gas storage with an aluminum casting produced via a modified low pressure permanent mold process.
N. Leider
Gaining Customers by Degrees: Cast-in heating and cooling elements are crucial to a diverse range of temperature-based applications served by Cast Aluminum Solutions.
S. Wetzel
Converting a Sand System: One case study shows how converting a steel casting facility's olivine sand system to a phenolic-based chromite/silica system requires planning, cooperation and tight controls.
G. Swansiger and B. Albritton
New Alternative Low-Lead Copper Alloy Shows Promise: C83470 is a viable option to produce castings that will be in compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act or other standards requiring castings to be low in lead.
AFS Copper Alloy Division
A Case for Low Pressure Sand Casting of Aluminum: Low pressure sand molding holds a distinct combination of advantages for large aluminum castings.
F. Chiesa and J. Baril
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