An Economical Semi-Solid Casting Solution

  • Mar 31, 2014

    Bronze Age Casting Demonstration

    British artisans demonstrate ancient casting methods used to produce weapons during the Bronze Age....More
  • Mar 23, 2014

    Metal Solidification Under Microgravity

    From the European Space Agency: An X-ray recording of metal solidifying under microgravity. The video was recorded on a Maser sounding rocket. In under seven minutes a small furnace was used to cook a metal sample to 700°C turning it liquid before it was frozen inside a cooling chamber to solidify into crystal clusters. An X-ray camera captured this dramatic experiment for analysis....More
  • Mar 10, 2014

    Sand Casting Aluminum Foam

    Conventional casting using CO2 silica sand to produce aluminum foam with different size spaces determined by the size of rock salt crystals used as "cores"....More
  • Mar 3, 2014

    Rapid Casting: Rapid Prototypes

    Quick review and commentary on rapid prototyping procedures....More
Ask the Experts

Q Why should I consider upgrading my cold box binder system?  If everything is working satisfactorily, what improvements should I identify?  Also, what sort of return on investment (ROI), if any, should I expect?

A Unfortunately, it’s impossible to determine ROI for a hypothetical binder upgrade.  First, production variations establish unparalleled uniqueness between foundries....Read Full Answer

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