Meet 6 design and simulation software products for the OEM parts design-engineering department.
For applications that go to extremes, superalloys meet the need.
Casting Source reviews the major casting supplier news from the last 12 months.
Jeff Taylor, a casting engineer at AFS Corporate Member The C.A. Lawton Co. (DePere, Wisconsin), discusses common casting design mistakes and how they can be avoided.
Better Tooling, Better Profit
Before a part is put into production, a plan for how to make the part cost effectively and efficiently must be put into place. At this step of the supply chain, tooling providers have a significant impact on a program’s quality, cost and flexibility for growth.
The Sampling Process
Now that you have selected a foundry and procured the pattern and core boxes necessary to make your casting, what comes next? You are at a particularly important stage in the manufacturing process—the production of your first sample castings.
Rebuilding and Reshoring: Reestablishing Supply Chains by Increasing Competitiveness
The U.S. has gone from being the world’s manufacturing colossus for all products just after WWII to being unable to expedite production of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.
Core Design Key to Successful Casting
The green sand casting process is the most widely used high-volume process because it is versatile and cost effective. In the case of an oil pan for a combine used in the agriculture industry produced by AFS Corporate Member Wabash Castings Inc.