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2010

The making of the John Campbell Medal

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The making of a medal - the story of the John Campbell Medal describes the stages in the manufacture of a new ICME award, the John Campbell Medal by Toye Kenning and Spencer who have been the Insti...

In-process control and optimisation in the foundry - Metacause

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The MetaCause philosophy of using in-process data for process optimisation is explained and three sample scenarios are outlined in this short article

Education and Training

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A review of training and educational opportunities including information about the new Foundation Degree in Casting Technology, an article about supply and demand issues for the engineering sector,...

2009

Transport - its reliance upon castings

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Castings are used in huge numbers all areas of the transport industry, including aerospace, automotive and marine.

Moulding and Coremaking

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An overview of the lasted in moulding and coremaking equipment and technology

Compressed Air usage in the foundry

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Compressed air is not free - how can this commodity be optimised and managed.

Simulation and Design for Casting

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A short article from NovaCast Foundry Solutions AB on simulating features.

Diecasting

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The latest news and technological developments from the Diecasting Sector.

Health and Safety

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The latest information on managing health and safety in foundries including work place transport (fork lift trucks, flooring and safety mats, and foot protection for foundry workers

Light Alloys

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A look at the latest applications and research in magnesium and aluminium cast alloys

Education and Training

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How is the foundry industry trying to help itself be trained and retain skilled personnel. A view from the UK and America.

Automation in the Foundry FTJ

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Automated systems tailor-made to the unique requirements of de-sanding and de-burring, as well as overall surface finishing of raw castings, not only significantly reduce labour costs but also incr...

2008

Art Casting

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This feature pictorially highlights some outstanding examples of castings used for municipal and art applications.

Software Solutions

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Synchro has designed four generations of integrated ERP/ MRP (production control) management information systems, specific for the foundry and cast metals industry. Managing director and CEO, Ch...

Melting and Holding

Download PaperPublished October 2008 · FREE

It doesn’t always have to be primary raw materials for cupola melting, say Gotthard Wolf, Herbert Löblich and Timo Wysocki from the Institut für Gießereitechnik IfG gGmbH, Düsseldorf.

Automation

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Few industries can now ignore the use of robots, every year their numbers are growing and there is still no end in sight.

Temperature Control and Monitoring

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Maintaining a comfortable foundry environment is a hard task due to the extremes of heat. For employers, getting this right is crucial to ensure the comfort and productivity of staff. Darren Civil,...

Rapid Prototyping

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With the development over the last couple of decades of a wide range of additive layer manufacturing (ALM) technologies, rapid prototyping has become a recognised method for the creation of both ae...

Working with the Environment

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Metal Quality

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Diecasting Industry News

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Automotive Industry

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A new perspective on cast tooling manufacture

2007

Furnace Technology

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Gas purging in the induction furnace

Greensand Moulding

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Norwegian stove manufacturer believes in greensand

Software Solutions

Download PaperPublished October 2007 · FREE

Stress simulation offers numerous advantages