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Foundry Metalcasting Weekly

 Foundry Metalcasting Weekly 

In The Spotlight

Announced in 2019, the FBO-IIIS molding machine, mold handling system and Sinto IIoT Analytics package were installed in February.

Modernized Molding, Mold Handling is a 'Leap Forward' for MacLean

Sinto’s turnkey installation for high-throughput and low-maintenance sand-mold production delivers up to 150 molds/hour for aluminum casting.


Top Stories

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Thermtronix® Hydraulic Tilt/Pour Aluminum Melting Furnaces are available in both Solid State Electric and Energy Efficient Natural Gas Fired models.  These Tilt/Pour Furnaces are ideal for large pours and labor saving molten metal handling.  Proven in Foundry and Die Casting facilities worldwide these rugged furnaces are available in sizes through 3,000 lbs. Energy efficient design eliminates the need for wasteful water cooling towers and holding large volumes of molten metal 24/7. Why hold 20,000 lb. of aluminum when you only need 2,000 lb. per hour? Operator friendly Solid State UL Listed Furnace Controls provide added value and safety while fully automatic process temperature control assures the highest quality aluminum produced at the lowest cost. Click here for Product Bulletin.

Cored wire is hollowed steel wire packed with fine-grained material: pure Mg, Mg alloy, FeSiMg alloy, FeSi-based inoculant, FeSiMg pure La, or any blend of these.

Options for Automating Molten-Metal Treatment

Q: We are considering how to adopt automation for certain metalcasting processes. What are our options for magnesium treatment, alloying, and inoculation?


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‘Spot-Seal’ Impregnation Approved for Cylinder Blocks

Late-stage porosity can be an expensive problem for automotive engine manufacturing, and a fast and mobile impregnation process is offering a cost-saving fix.


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3DP Wax Patterns Enhance Investment Casting

Printing castable patterns lets an investment caster turn around projects faster, with a surface quality that supports an expanded offering of prototypes and pre-production products.


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Foundry Solutions & Design – Your Engineering Partner

FS&D provides complete Engineering & Consulting Services to the Foundry Industry. As an independent company, FS&D develops customized, high performance manufacturing systems for rationalizing labor intensive processes through mechanization and automation. Staffed with highly experienced engineers, FS&D provides master planning, design, project management, process equipment, and system integration and installation services. Learn More.

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The Essence of 'Essential'

What began as fully voluntary compliance now has millions of us asking the cost of our isolation, and if we may be allowed to define our own essential status.


Editor's Choice

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Keep Electrical Enclosures Cool

Exair Corp.'s Dual 316 systems maintain air temperature at 20°F (-7°C), removing the heat and sealing electrical devices from corrosion and oxidation.


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AI Platform Prevents Workplace Accidents

An end-to-end workplace safety platform alerts managers and workers to potential safety hazards in real time, by merging AI at the edge with computer vision, IoT, and sensor fusion.


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