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Standing up for health and safety

05 Feb 18
They say to truly understand a person you have to ‘walk a mile in their shoes’ but what if that results in hot and swollen toes, aching joints, blisters and fatigue? The chances are,...

Personal Protective Equipment

05 Feb 18
The good, the bad and the ‘sometimes’ ill-fitting in UK foundries For PPE to be an effective control measure it has to be suitable for the job and hazard, fit the wearer, be used...

Impressive project from start to finish

05 Feb 18
Two-metre-long off-road vehicle step casting for the US SUV market scoops Component of the Year at the Cast Metals Industry Awards Dinner. Previously made as a sheet pressing and high pressure...

Manufacture smarter to seek out new opportunities

13 Dec 17
New technology brings new challenges, which brings a continued need for the dissemination of information, Diecasting Society President John Paterson told delegates at the Diecasting Society Technical...

Metrology for nanotechnology

31 Oct 17
The nano world – a new frontier Nanotechnology might seem cutting edge, but humans have actually been experimenting with nanomaterials for hundreds of years – albeit accidentally. In...

From ART to SMART

10 Oct 17
A global review of the metal casting industry There are many topics that need to be considered in a global review of an industry – far too many to consider here so the following is a...

Expanding the range of products at EUROGUSS

10 Oct 17
From 16th to 18th January 2018, the European diecasting sector will meet once again in Nuremberg at the EUROGUSS trade fair. The new director exhibitions at NürnbergMesse, Christopher Boss,...

In the air tonight

01 Aug 17
A progressive diecasting facility is set to save £50,000 on energy bills after investing in the latest air conditioning technology. Having spent several years committed to the installation...

Measured a great success

01 Aug 17
Record-breaking numbers attended the EICF Workshop held in Brno in May, where 155 attendees heard fourteen presentations from industry experts and suppliers tackling the subject of ‘Inspection...

A 50-year legacy - responding to changing needs

12 Jun 17
2017 marks a major milestone for Acetarc Welding & Engineering Co Ltd as the company officially celebrates its 50th year in business. Originally started by brothers, Ken Harker and Peter Burrell,...

Induction melting inverter surpasses expectation

09 May 17
In 2015 Meltech embarked on a development program to introduce a new range of inverter system to add to its established Pulsar range. Up until 2016 all new induction systems supplied by Meltech...

Reducing waste the INTELLIGENT way

09 May 17
Waste management is no longer a “like to do” but rather a necessity, both in terms of a legal requirement, an environmental responsibility and a tool to control costs and improve...

Low cost, high specification coreshooters

04 Apr 17
Well known for its comprehensive range of no-bake moulding equipment and coreshooters, Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd appreciates that there is also a need for a low cost option to its jobbing machine...