Columns: Industry insider

Dave Charbauski
January 30, 2024

Being a casting buyer, there are times when a representative from a foundry will call you to set up a time when they can com

Dave Charbauski
November 16, 2023

With every quote you receive from a foundry, there will most likely be a line item specifying the tooling required to produce your casting along with its estimated cost.

Dave Charbauski
September 20, 2023

In my last column, I covered shrinkage related defects, their causes, and potential cures.

David Charbauski
July 13, 2023

Thinking back over my years in the foundry industry, the most common questions asked by buyers, designers, and machinists are related to explanations of casting defects, their causes, and remedies.