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Turbocharger - from ductile iron to steel

03 Nov 16
To help reduce automotive CO2 emissions there is a continued trend towards lower weight, higher strength components. Here, Norbert Schütze of Foseco Germany details the transition of the...

A medical emergency – not for this company

03 Nov 16
Focusing on highly complex and high value added pressure and gravity diecastings, from concept design through to fully machined and finished components, helped MRT Castings Ltd expand its business by...

14th World Conference in Investment Casting

03 Nov 16
Sunday 17th April 2016 - Wednesday 20th April 2016 Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, France Held every four years, this special event provides a unique meeting place for those seeking...

International Aluminium Diecasting Awards 2016

03 Nov 16
The first prize at the International Aluminium Diecasting Awards 2016 was won by a part containing a large number of integrated functions, which was achieved by means of a highly complex die concept....

Casting is Forever

03 Nov 16
In the build up to the World Foundry Congress in Japan in May, recently elected WFO president Prof Myungho Kim of Incha University, Incheon, South Korea, spoke exclusively to Foundry Trade Journal...

Spearheading new growth – setting new standards

03 Nov 16
Capable of producing over 2 million castings a year servicing a diverse range of clients throughout Europe, Lupton & Place Ltd is one of Europe’s leading diecasting producers. The company...

World Foundry Congress 2016

03 Nov 16
The event in Nagoya, Japan, from 21st to 25th May 2016, looks to disseminate information on the further development of casting engineering, bringing together researchers and engineers to deepen...

Diecasters confidently looking to the future

03 Nov 16
The majority of German diecasters increased their sales and production in 2014 and 2015 and are confident of being able to continue this trend in 2016, says the German foundry society - Bundesverband...

The first robot ever used to cast molten iron

03 Nov 16
When a completely new foundry for producing axle and engine components for cars and trucks came on stream for Georg Fischer AG at its long-established Mettmann plant, a safe and efficient technical...

Don’t be a passenger - drive development

03 Nov 16
With the recent boom in the automotive sector ‘fuelling’ an upturn for many foundries supplying this vital sector for the metal casting industry, Foundry Trade Journal editor Lynn Postle...

Better energy values, fewer charging operations

03 Nov 16
The first furnace from new company ZPF GmbH has proven its worth at Metallwerk Friedrich Deutsch where the foundry also operates one of the first ZPF furnaces built in 1993. Economical,...

A Molten Mission Impossible

03 Nov 16
A leading UK foundry has improved casting capability by over 30 per cent by significantly upgrading its melting facility without any loss of production. Such was the complexity of the project that it...

Shining brighter than ever

03 Nov 16
With 78,000 visitors from more than 120 countries the GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST 2015 shows in Düsseldorf in June were on a similar level in terms of attendance to that of previous...

CLP changes and new COMAH regulations

03 Nov 16
A new system for classifying and labelling chemicals came into force this spring, which sees some substances coming under COMAH for the first time. Neil Howe, senior legal author with online health...

US foundry halves production lead-time

03 Nov 16
A US foundry has reduced its production lead times by 50 per cent by instigating a paperless process management system. Stainless Foundry & Engineering Inc is based in Milwaukee and employs 260...

Growth – Innovation – Prosperity

03 Nov 16
Synchro ERP Ltd - the leading global provider of specific software systems to the metal casting industry celebrates its 40th anniversary. Barbara Nolan Collins, who has helped build the company into...

A recipe for success

03 Nov 16
A multi million pound investment in production facilities including a new sophisticated sand conditioning plant will improve casting quality and help satisfy a growing export demand to Europe and...