U.S. Dept. of Labor promises new safety standards will save lives, prevent illness, deliver billions in net benefits
First revision since 1971
2.3 million workers per year exposed
Phased-in compliance schedule
What happens to castings during shakeout may be instructive to foundries seeking to optimize production costs and process quality.
Initiating transformation stress
Thermal stress related to temp differences
CCT process for shakeout cooling?
Variable-speed machine is a one-step system that allows foundry operators to control the action
Reducing sand temps to reduce airborne silica
Separating core sand from green sand
Capital cost, space considerations
Managers and executives give the state-of-the-industry and share their long-range concerns in this annual reader survey.
Year after year
Deciding, managing, … competing
Networkable interface collects data from integral sensors to monitor vibration, strokes, frequency
Coordinates with pneumatic de-coring hammer
PLC relay outputs, or Ethernet / Profibus
Touchscreen panel, intuitive HMI