January/February 2021

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EDITORIAL: So Many Decisions
Shannon Wetzel
Dave Charbauski
DESIGNER'S EDGE: Structural Casting Design
Mike Gwyn
DESIGN DETAILS: Large Magnesium Diecasting Shines
Jiten Shah
CASTINGS WHERE YOU ARE: A Better Kitty Litter Scoop
BEFORE & AFTER: Casting Assembly Adds Strength, Removes Dead Weight
DESIGNER'S SKETCHPAD: Shapes in Investment Casting
U.S. Metalcasting Industry Outlook: After a year of COVID-19-related setbacks, the forecasted metalcasting industry revenue growth rate for the next five years is 7.5% per year.
Casting Source Staff
Can Investment Casting Solve Your Puzzle?: When fabrication benefits run out of gas, investment casting is firing on all cylinders to solve specific parts challenges—find out why the one process best suited for the job might well be the one they never taught you in school.
Kim Phelan
Choosing the Right Metal for the Application: 10 case studies show how picking the best alloy provides benefits like increased service life, lower weight, higher strength and fewer failures.
Dave Olsen
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