November/December 2018: Click for the full digital edition of the November/December 2018 issue.
EDITORIAL: Finding More Casting Sources
DESIGN DETAILS: 3D Printing Makes Transitions Possible
BY THE LAW: Employment Laws to Know and Understand
COLLEGE CONNECTION: Virginia Tech Opens Up to Spread The Word About Metalcasting
Permanent Mold Cuts Machining Costs for Mining Part: Growing volumes and new customer requirements meant a casting pivot for Peak Mechanical.
15 Takeaways on Additive Manufacturing: Technology is moving ahead at a rapid pace, with ideas and concepts being exchanged to help all facets of the metalcasting industry move forward.
The Basics of Permanent Mold: Known for its ability to achieve tight tolerances, superior surface finishes and high mechanical properties, permanent mold is a quality option for many applications.
Defining Capacity: Foundry capacity has tightened in the last 18 months, and many factors affect what that means for lead times.
Office Castings: Businesses need to function at least five days per week. Castings are found all over a standard workplace setting, allowing tasks to be completed.
Training to Stay Ahead: Metalcasters have different ways to train and reward their employees for getting better at their jobs. In the end, everybody wins when improvement is a goal.