March/April 2019

March/April 2019
March/April 2019: Click for the full digital edition of the March/April 2019 issue.
EDITORIAL: Breakthrough Insight for Buyers and Designers
D. Kurkul
ENGINEERING STRATEGIES: Getting More for Less with Castings
E. Vinarcik
DESIGN DETAILS: Aircraft Part Redesign Eliminates Failure Points, Lowers Cost
J. Shah
INDUSTRY FACES: Kory Anderson Completes Restoration of Historic Steam Engine
CASTINGS IN ACTION: Magnesium casting cuts weight by 30% over steel stamping
IN A WORLD WITHOUT CASTINGS: Could George Washington Have Crossed the Delaware?
COLLEGE CONNECTION: WMU Course Introduces High Schoolers to Metalcasting
SHAKEOUT: Cast Pan Adds Edge to Baking
Viability of the Copper-Alloy Scrap Stream: Copper-base scrap provides about one-third of the copper consumed in the U.S. each year, and changes to material being recycled could have a significant effect on the scrap stream.
J. Michel, A. Estelle
Casting Inspection Methods 101: Castings don’t ship without some type of inspection and/or testing, and the inspection can cover a wide range of procedures.
An MCDP Staff Report
Casting Supplier Auditing Q&A: An effective casting supplier audit will ensure quality castings and help avoid supply chain surprises that leave your company stranded.
J. White
CastExpo Set for Atlanta: Buyers and designers will have the opportunity to meet with casting suppliers on the show floor.
An MCDP Staff Report
CastExpo 2019: Casting Designers & Buyers Track • Keynote Speakers • Individual Awards • Show at a Glance
An MCDP Staff Report
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