After purposeful consideration, the American Foundry Society Board of
This article looks at seven considerations for casting conversions.
Nearly every casting has an irregularity. While most don’t cause a part to fall out of specification, some can be significant enough to send the casting back to the foundry.
A 1% growth in casting sales is expected for the U.S. metalcasting industry.
Benefits of Casting Realized Following Switch From Fabrication
Castings Will See You at the Dentist
Cutting Your Supplier’s Defect Rate
Hello World, Casting Source is Here
Welcome to the brand-new Casting Source magazine, a redesign and rename of Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine.
The More You Know, the Better You Are
Casting Source magazine is for three main categories in the metalcasting supply chain. Those who specify that a part should be foundry-made, designers and engineers of the specified part, and purchasing agents. The more each of them knows, the better decisions they make.
Fitting the Casting to the Foundry
In advising buyers, a topic that often comes up in conversation revolves around the ability to know which foundry is best to produce certain castings. While many foundries may have the capability to make your casting, knowing the ones that provide a “best fit” can shorten your sourcing process.
4 Ways to Coordinate Your Supply Chain
The metalcasting industry is diverse, ranging from small operations focusing on low-volume specialty parts to large establishments producing thousands of tons per year.
When It’s Difficult to Get Started
“I can start designing other kinds of metal components, like building-block fabrications and machined-from-wrought stock parts, but it is harder for me to start designing a casting.”
Boat Engine Benefits From Smart Casting Design
Redesigning an exhaust manifold with a water jacket core improved the overall system robustness and durability for a recreational boat engine.