Columns: Industry insider

Dave Charbauski
March 25, 2021

I was recently watching a television program on how a particular casting was made, and the narrator stated, “A worker pours molten metal into a mold and shakes out a casting when the metal has cool

Dave Charbauski
January 20, 2021

During your time as a casting buyer, it is highly likely you will be required to re-source the production of your casting to a different foundry.

Dave Charbauski
November 3, 2020

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—

Dave Charbauski
September 28, 2020

A basic question comes up often over the years: “Why do we use castings?”  Some folks take this as a negative question, but I interpret it as an indication that the person asking is new to the cast