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Process controllers, robotics, MES and other technologies are just a gateway to another dimension of data processing.
Every process, every plant
Efficiency, productivity -> connectivity
An unnamed foundry supplying exhaust gas recirculation valves to an auto parts manufacturer could not fulfill the order, and that buyer needed to find another aluminum foundry to source those castings — and to qualify that supplier, fast. Than...
Computed Tomography is becoming metrology-grade, which may scramble some acronyms for QC experts
Collecting multiple x-ray images
Evaluating data, accounting for scale
Will buyers see the possibilities?
$1.34-million LIFT program aims to optimize manufacturing methods using available ductile iron alloys
High-integrity casting, dissimilar metal casting too
Grede, Michigan Tech to lead R&D
Focus on composition, cooling rates
As information technology develops, accelerates, and accumulates, enterprise platforms are becoming more user-oriented
“Paperless” process management
Stainless Foundry makes moves