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A bright future for die casting

Does die casting technologies and processes still exist in the “era of additive manufacturing”? Yes of course, last market trends are confirming that. Counter to the general development in world trade, global exports…

MCC International expands production facilities

MCC International, a subsidiary of Austria-based ESW, has added 10,000 square feet to its foundry building in Cecil, PA, near Pittsburgh. The company made the capital investment to meet growing demand worldwide for…

EUROGUSS 2018 – International Trade Fair for Die Casting will show innovative solutions for the production and application of die-cast components.

Heat and surface treatment in the die casting industry

Die-casting processes enable the cost-effective production of narrowly tolerated parts that have many beneficial characteristics. In certain cases, it is possible to optimize the mechanical properties even further by means of heat and…

Programme for International German Die Casting Congress 2018 is now online

What are the latest technologies for the die casting process? What are the developments in processes and materials? And what’s going on at the user end? These and similar questions will be explored…

Innovation in Italian foundries

We are proposing the part 2 of the study of Italian foundry, to understand the main technological trends and how it is possible to be competitive. EDR Fittings S.r.l.  EDR Fittings S.r.l. (Genoa)…

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…

Together to make foundry even modern

Primetals Technologies starts-up modernized continuous billet caster at Valbruna in Italy. The plant produces stainless steel and special alloy billets with a 180-millimeter cross-section, but the basis for conversion to even larger formats…

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…

Refiner master for magnesium alloys

Scientists at Brunel University (London) perfected a patented niobium-based master alloy filled the missing gap in grain refiners for magnesium alloys and offered significant advantages over titanium in aluminium silicon alloys. Dr Hari Babu…

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