March 2017

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Editorial: Metalcasting is a Livelihood
S. Wetzel
Washington Alert:
Resolution to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Rule Gains Support
Novel Solutions: Simple Steps
B. Sandalow
PdM Tips: A Bearing Deserves to Live a Long Life
A. Gambsky
From AFS: Membership for Personal Advancement is Not Archaic
L. Baran
New Melting at Fonderie Laperle: The Canadian municipal castings manufacturer swapped in two electric furnaces and built a new melting department to improve efficiency, reduce emissions, and add flexibility.
S. Wetzel
OSHA's New E-Recordkeeping and Anti-Retaliation Rule in Effect: Employers must make sure their OSHA logs are being completed accurately and determine whether they comport with the new rule.
K. McMahon, E. Conn and D. Deacon
Inclusions in Permanent Mold Cast Magnesium: This research is part of an ongoing effort to increase the use of magnesium alloys to a significant level in the aerospace and automotive industries and to reduce vehicle weight, fuel consumption, and emission of harmful gases.
A Elsayed, C. Ravindran, E. Vandersluis and S. Lun Sin
Metalcasting Congress Gathers Industry to Milwaukee Keynote Speakers Individual…: The annual show brings together suppliers, metalcasters and casting buyers for knowledge transfer, professional development and business meetings.
A Modern Casting Staff Report
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