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A mineral casting, produced as a vibration-dampening foundation for a CNC machine tool.

Digitalizing Castings, from Design to Performance

A producer of specialized shapes is introducing a concept of customization that extends from how a part is to be used to how it functions once it’s in place

Making cast parts "smart" — as seemingly every industrial and consumer product is now — is something of a word game: there are efforts to incorporate sensors or other responsive devices into cast components, and that is mostly a "research and development" stage effort. Making smart castings is rather more in the “commercial development” phase: After two years of development, Schneeberger Mineralgusstechnik is set to introduce a new design and production capability it indicates will support

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