July-August 2014

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Building Better Ships: The Navy Metalworking Center collaborated with Lockheed Martin to redesign components as castings in a new type of ship.
S. Wetzel
10 Cost Considerations in Your Castings: Purchasing and design professionals have to account for many variables when sourcing metal castings.
An MCDP Staff Report
Purchasing Points to Serve End Users: A compilation of advice on successful supplier-customer relationships from expert casting buyer Bob Mueller Jr.
An MCDP Staff Report
Casting Conversion Simplifies Ventilation Hub: Pier Foundry converted a complex 34-piece weldment to a single ductile iron casting that saved its mining customer.
N. Leider
Branch Out to Prevent Failures in the Field: Resolve warranty risk through fault tree analysis.
T. Schorn
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