September 2019

September 2019
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EDITORIAL: Pardoning the Mistakes
S. Wetzel
WASHINGTON ALERT: AFS Comments to OSHA on Potential Changes to Lockout/Tagout Standard
SMART ENERGY: Using a Team to Save Energy
C. Belt
COLLEGE CONNECTION: Students Gain Edge From FEF Education
P. Lechner
IN A WORLD WITHOUT CASTINGS: Would Agriculture Feed Us?
CASTING INNOVATIONS: Investment Casting Sand and Flour Conveyed from Bulk Bags Automatically, Dust-Free
SHAKEOUT: #ManholeCoverMonday Gets Writeup in Major Newspaper
Picture-Perfect Casting: LA Aluminum Casting makes parts that have to look great and function precisely.
S. Wetzel
Assessing Mechanical Properties of Structural Alloys for Die Castings: Extensive fill simulations validate that a new specimen design enables a flow length resolved assessment of the mechanical properties and the defect containing microstructure as a function of the shot end operating point and alloy temperature.
M. Rudack, A. Bührig-Polaczek, U. Vroomen
Inside Failure Analysis: Here’s what to expect when you have to find out what went wrong.
J. Tartaglia
Littlestown Foundry’s Improved Grain Refinement: The aluminum foundry installed a unique degassing system with a calculated payback of 6 1/2 months.
J. Stonesifer, B. Began
Pouring Multiple Metals? Here’s 7 Things to Remember: From training to marking alloys, there are many ways for metalcasters to succeed when working with different alloys and metals.
B. Sandalow
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