January/February 2022

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Who's Ready for a Copper-Covered World?: Invigorated by new EPA approvals about copper’s COVID-killing and broad antimicrobial properties, experts urge the spread of copper products to halt the spread of illness.
K. Phelan
Making Things That Matter: A foundry and a machine shop teamed up to solve an 80-year-old part design mystery and creatively remake four castings for a
power company’s historic, hydroelectric dam.
K. Phelan
Industry Outlook: Strong Sales Expected: With the industry returning to pre-pandemic levels in 2021, further casting sales increases are anticipated in 2022.
Casting Source Staff
Census of World Casting Production: The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on production as nearly all countries reported fewer shipments in 2020.
Casting Source Staff
INDUSTRY INSIDER: What Do You Know About Your Tooling?
D. Charbauski
DESIGN DETAILS: Engineered Component Provides Fall Protection
J. Shah
SOURCING STRATEGIES: Why Do Foundries Have Seasonal Shutdowns
B. Leonard
EDITORIAL: Incredible Metal
S. Wetzel
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