Franklin Precision Castings
Simon Kadula | Dreamstime
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U.S. Army

U.S. Army Foundry Completes Multi-Ton Casting

June 27, 2024
The largest pour of molten metal recorded in at least two decades – more than 3.5 tons – and using multiple 3D-printed sand mold components was completed by Rock Island Arsenal...
ABP Induction
New Products

Entry-Level Melting System

March 5, 2024
The EcoLine furnace is design that offers low investment cost, reliability, and scalable capacity for small operations, research centers, or engineering offices.

Automated Pouring Takes on the Challenge

March 1, 2024
There’s nothing simple about pouring molten metal into a mold, and the multiple variables associated with the task require foundries to adopt technologies that will ensure they...
Jonathan Weiss | Dreamstime

Safran Plans High-Tech Foundry

March 1, 2024
Safran Aircraft Engines is setting up a new location in western France to manufacture airfoils for military and commercial aircraft engines.
Aleksandr Matveev | Dreamstime

Modeling Aluminum Oxidation

Feb. 27, 2024
A 12-month project aims to develop a mathematical model of the two-way coupling between liquid metal flow and the oxide layer above it, with the latter behaving as a non-Newtonian...


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Foundry's 2023-2024 Where-to-Buy Directory

Sept. 4, 2023
Locate suppliers for all your metalcasting needs and purchasing decisions.

SinterCast CGI Still Rising

Jan. 30, 2024
A +6% annual increase in compacted graphite iron production guided the technology developer to four quarters of record production levels in 2023, and 11 consecutive quarter of...
Otto Junker GmbH
New Products

Temp Monitoring for Induction

Jan. 25, 2024
Fiber-optic sensors plus the Raman Effect are applied to measure temperatures and monitor induction process activity, to identify and reduce risks and improve equipment availability...
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Diecasting mold component.

Grading Tool Steels

Jan. 23, 2024
Tool steel metallurgy uses letters to designate the composition and/or function of a variety of materials developed for hardness and wear-resistance. Can you crack the spell?
Warut Sintapanon | Dreamstime

Classifying Water in Green Sand

Jan. 17, 2024
Precise water control, effective mulling, sand cooling, and early water introduction can optimize clay activation and reduce free water for optimal mold and core production.