When I first began covering metalcasting in 2005, I was fascinated with the wide range and variety of properties that different metals and their alloys exhibit, even within the same alloy family.
Columns: January 2022
A safety-critical aluminum part was converted from an I-beam weldment to a thin-wall box section using the semi-permanent mold casting process for better structural torsional rigidity, higher load-
Customers will at times ask why manufacturing facilities are shut down. Let’s face it: We live in an “I want the product, and I want it NOW world,” and no one wants to hear about a shutdown.