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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…

Casting simulation suite

ESI has developed a set of applications for the foundry industry to improve casting yield and quality. QuikCAST – a fast and efficient solution for process evaluation – and ProCAST – an advanced…

Better times for casting in the UK

Following an hard year, Castings engineering group is now experiencing higher production volumes: in its annual results statement, the Brownhills company said its foundry business had seen an 8.5% decline in output due…

An innovative method for fast tool-free production

Customised cast cores made with 3D printers helps Bosch Rexroth to successfully reduce foundry delivery times and costs for individual castings and small series. The tool-less production of components with the casting process…

German government promotes new automotive production line

In Germany, Federal Environment Ministry is promoting a new 5 million Euro production line of GF Automotive which should save around 11.000 tonnages of CO2. GF establishes a new resource saving production line…

The German technology boosts the made in Italy

Almec succeeds in widening its offer range and in competing on global markets, also thanks to a strategic partnership started with Bosch Rexroth. The hydraulic cylinder for vertical casting of non-ferrous materials, until…

Applications to improve casting yield

ESI has developed a set of applications for the foundry industry to improve casting yield and quality: QuikCAST – a fast and efficient solution for process evaluation – and ProCAST – an advanced…

Hargreaves Foundry colums casting at One Pancras Square, King’s Cross London

The project by Hargreaves Foundry to cast 396 columns which form part of the development at One Pancras Square, King’s Cross London was completed in 2013. Since casting work began back in June…

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