Foundry

Innovation in Italian foundries

We are proposing an all-round vision of the foundry world to our readers, to understand the main technological trends and how it is possible to be competitive. Manufacturing techniques in foundry are among…

European biggest aerospace castings facility

A new castings facility has been opened at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). Construction of the furnace for the AMRC Castings Group was completed last year and in the…

A new special product to lower manufacturing costs

The constant challenge facing the cold forging industry is to produce components cost efficiently. Steels for conventional use must generally be annealed and quenched and tempered to meet the requirements of “good workability”…

A leap for die casting control

What use is the best machine if its application is too complex and overwhelms the user? The question led Bühler engineers to completely redesign the control of die casting machines. They were able…

Semi-permanent release agent for cold box core production

There are several different types and formulations for release agents used in the cold box process. In highly stressed areas of the core box, traditional release agents do not function well. A new…

X-FAB plans a new foundry

Officials from X-FAB Texas announced the delivery of new high-temperature implanter that will help convert the Lubbock facility that produces silicon wafers into the world’s first foundry of its kind. X-FAB manufactures silicon…

New Docker Cloud Foundry’s compatible container management system

Cloud Foundry is an open source platform-as-a-service project, which is now going all in on its new Diego container management system. For a while now, the project used what it called Droplet Execution…

Pep Set, an efficient and environmentally friendly binder system

Next to tool and component construction, the casting segment is the third largest pillar of the international firm of Grunewald company, which employs 240 staff at six sites worldwide. Grunewald is one of…

Innovative PGM furnace for Northam Platinum on track for 2017 handover

High capacity furnace and smelting plant specialist, Tenova Pyromet announced  that it has completed 50 % of Northam Platinum Limited’s new platinum group metals (PGM) furnace at its Zondereinde smelter operation in Thabazimbi,…

The CO2 challenge is… global

“International forum on advanced light material applications in the automotive industry” is the international forum on the advanced applications of light alloys in the automotive industry, organized by a net of enterprises grouped…

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