"casting" tag

Producing better aluminum casts

MIT researchers demonstrate that strong churning during hot liquid state can produce stronger, more uniformly structured large aluminum casts. Industrial aluminum slabs are typically produced by blending small amounts of copper or manganese…

Castings experts help a multi-national company

Castings Technology International (Cti) has come to the aid of a multinational company after key component failures impacted production. The company called upon Cti to assess how quickly it might be able to make replacement components…

Casting research expands capabilities for manufacture of components

Thanks to a new research AMRC Castings is able to significantly increase the size of replica patterns and moulds it can produce using CNC technology. AMRC Castings is part of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing…

GIW Industries opens a new foundry

GIW Industries, a leader in the design, manufacture, and application of heavy-duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, has opened a new foundry. The foundry is part of a large expansion that includes a new distribution…

How to determine residual stresses

What are the available instruments to assess the presence of residual stresses in castings and how can we determine their intensity? The term residual stresses means: “all those stresses contained inside a body when…

New Ford’s deal with Alcoa

Ford Motor Company just  reached a new deal with Alcoa Inc. to expand its use of aluminum in the car maker’s F-150 pickup truck and other vehicles, a leg up for the lightweight metal…

BRICS Foundry Association signs its costitution

The BRICS Foundry Forum 2015 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, strengthened cooperation among BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). The representatives of national foundry associations signed the constitution for establishment of…

The casting repair. New opportunities

We illustrate an alternative way to the casting repair Enrico flamigni, SCM Fonderie – Filippo mazzon, F.lli Mazzon The foundry has processes that are determined by numerous variables whose perfect control sometimes is…

Harrison Castings will work with Caterpillar

Harrison Castings won new business with Caterpillar. The maker of aluminium castings, based in Gough Road, Leicester, reported a turnover for 2013/14 was £7.5 million, with sales expected to grow to around £8…

Melting cast iron while cooling down costs

An example of electric energy saving reached thanks to the use of New automation solutions of the flow rate system of the suction plant. Zanardi Fonderie at Minerbe, in Verona province, family-owned company…

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