September/October 2019

September/October 2019
September/October 2019: Click for the full digital edition of the September/October 2019 issue.
EDITORIAL: Metal Casting Design & Purchasing Announces Relaunch, New Name
R. Jefferson
DESIGN DETAILS: Truck Performance Improved With Casting Conversion
J. Shah
CASTINGS IN ACTION: New Military Marine Component Design Saves Weight
IN A WORLD WITHOUT CASTINGS: Would Agriculture Feed Us?
CASTING INNOVATIONS: Lightweight Steel Foam Plates Have Potential for Military, Civilian Structures
H. Roshan
SHAKEOUT: Castings Help Cincinnati Reds Celebrate Anniversary
Castings Around Town: Whether it’s theft-proofing products, earthquake-resistant pipes, innovative components for fire hydrants, or attractive lighting options, castings are a major part of municipal infrastructure.
An MCDP Staff Report
8 Cost Considerations of Iron Castings: Numerous factors influence the total cost of a finished casting, ranging from design to type of metal to the type of price quotation.
An MCDP Staff Report
Inside Failure Analysis: Here’s what to expect when you have to find out what went wrong.
J. Tartaglia
R&D for Tomorrow’s Casting Supply Chain: Industry research projects spur casting development and drive new applications.
AN MCDP Staff Report
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