Dr. Alan P. Druschitz’s career in research, manufacturing, design, and in education has been guided by practicality and inspired by insights and discoveries, experience that parallels the progress and transformation in the metalcasting industry.
The FM&T Hall of Honor recognizes Dr. Alan P. Druschitz, whose experience in research, manufacturing, design, and in education that inquiry must be guided by practicality, and that technological progress is useless without understanding....More
In their well-received report at WFC 2014 – “Nothing is Impossible: Advancements in the Field of Inorganic Binder Systems” — a team of researchers and product developers at ASK Chemicals described how some of the difficulties working with inorganic binder systems have promoted misconceptions about their effectiveness, and the possibilities for working with them successfully.
When I started my foundry career in 1984 I could not have imagined that our industry would possibly change as much as it has in just 30 years. The stories my father told me about how and why my grandfather started our company in the middle of World War II, and the stories he told me about his own 42-year career compared to my experiences, versus the stories my son tells me now about his foundry participation, all seem to be so conflicted. We certainly cannot be describing the same industry.