July-August 2015

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Restoring the U.S. Capitol Dome: While the cast iron Capitol Dome is being repaired onsite in D.C., several ornamental pieces are being replaced with new castings produced at an art casting facility in Utah.
S. Wetzel
Common Questions, Expert Answers: Top industry experts in tooling and patternmaking discuss common concerns related to the metalcasting industry and casting end-users.
N. Leider
Achieving Lightweight, Wear Resistant Steels Through Nitriding: A low cost heat treatment method could improve the wear resistance of austenitic manganese and aluminum steels.
L. Bartlett and S. Serino
Advancing Aluminum: Researchers aim to develop a new alloy to maximize performance of cylinder heads in diesel engines.
An MCDP Staff Report
GIFA, NEWCAST Spotlight the Future of the Industry: The global metal casting supply chain convened in Dusseldorf, Germany, to see and touch the latest developments in equipment, services and technology.
An MCDP Staff Report
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