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Faster, Further, Together: Here’s the tale of a manufacturer, a foundry, and a 3D-printing expert who collaborated and achieved a casting conversion in just seven weeks.
Evaluation of Two New Cast Aluminum Alloys for High Performance Cylinder Heads: The alloys showed an increase in high temperature tensile properties, but similar fatigue strength performance to one of today’s common cylinder head alloys.
Cutting Lead Times by Converting to Casting: Supply chain constraints might have you looking for ways to streamline production. These OEMs have found success by consolidating parts into single castings.
EDITORIAL: Leveraging Casting to Address Labor Shortages
INDUSTRY INSIDER: Casting Defects Basics: Shrinkage
RESHORING UPDATE: Reshoring “Gold Rush” Outpaces Previous Record Highs
DESIGNER'S EDGE: Tooling for Investment Casting
DESIGN DETAILS: Precise Dimensional Accuracy Via Nobake Casting
DESIGNER'S SKETCHPAD: Understanding Heat Flow and Cooling Rates
BEFORE AND AFTER: Reducing the Labor Bottleneck