| Weekly Update – June 16, 2009 |
| This Week's Metalcasting News Review |
| || Johnson Matthey Precision Castings Meets PED ESR4.3 |
The St. Catharines, ON, manufacturer explains: “The PED (pressure equipment directive) level achieved means that (Johnson Matthey) may now issue specific certification that meets the requirements for specific product control as required by ESR 4.3 for material supplied for use in pressure equipment falling into PED categories II, III, and IV.” Read more
| || German Foundry Licenses SinterCast Process |
Following a trial period in which CGI prototype castings were produced and delivered to its customers, Germany’s Luitpoldhutte AG ferrous foundry entered into a long-term agreement with SinterCast for use of its compacted graphite iron process control technology. Read more
| || Fiber-Optic Temperature Sensors Good to 1,000°C |
Chiral Photonics sensing elements, while preserving the advantages of fiber-optic sensors in general, do not rely on photosensitive glasses. Rather, the sensors are microformed into the fiber and, therefore, can be fabricated in glasses ideal for specific applications. Read more
| || FM&T Hall of Honor |
The FOUNDRY Management & Technology Hall of Honor recognizes men and women whose technical and process innovations; organizational leadership; professional and industrial standards; and personal contributions and achievements have improved and enhanced metalcasting as a science, as an industry, and as a community. Help us identify the next metalcaster to join the FM&T Hall of Honor. Read more
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