Melt/Pour http://foundrymag.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en Is Your Workplace Becoming a Battleground?
 http://foundrymag.com/foundry-newswire/your-workplace-becoming-battleground <div class="field-byline"> Sandy Smith </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As a manager, are you finding yourself playing referee to political discussions in the workplace?</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/foundry-newswire/your-workplace-becoming-battleground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/foundry-newswire/your-workplace-becoming-battleground#comments Foundry Newswire Melt/Pour Opinion News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:46:00 +0000 38511 at http://foundrymag.com Trends Shaping The Return of Manufacturing to U.S. http://foundrymag.com/feature/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-us <div class="field-byline"> Tony Glockler, co-founder and CEO of SolidProfessor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The standards for U.S. manufacturers to maintain their global competitiveness continue to evolve — and training is one of these</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/feature/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/feature/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-us#comments Feature Melt/Pour Opinion News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:06:00 +0000 38121 at http://foundrymag.com Business Outlook for Metalcasting http://foundrymag.com/datasheet/business-outlook-metalcasting <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/business-outlook-metalcasting" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://foundrymag.com/site-files/foundrymag.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/2017FMToutlookPDF-promo.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">FM&T readers respond and we analyze the results to determine their concerns and expectations for metalcasting business conditions in 2017. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/datasheet/business-outlook-metalcasting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finishing/MRO Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Shakeout Simulation/IT Testing/QC Gold Sat, 28 Jan 2017 20:44:00 +0000 18531 at http://foundrymag.com Safety Equipment: Is It Safe to Buy Used? http://foundrymag.com/foundry-newswire/safety-equipment-it-safe-buy-used <div class="field-byline"> Greg Berry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Have you ever considered buying used safety equipment? Some used safety equipment fulfills OSHA requirements and can protect your workers at a lower cost than buying new.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/foundry-newswire/safety-equipment-it-safe-buy-used" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/foundry-newswire/safety-equipment-it-safe-buy-used#comments Foundry Newswire Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Simulation/IT News Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:45:00 +0000 35591 at http://foundrymag.com Nemak Granted Funding for Lightweight Engine Block Production http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/nemak-granted-funding-lightweight-engine-block-production <div class="node-body article-body">Nemak of Canada landed a C$3-million federal grant to install a fully automated, “flexible manufacturing” process that will produce a series of lighter engine blocks. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/nemak-granted-funding-lightweight-engine-block-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/nemak-granted-funding-lightweight-engine-block-production#comments Melt/Pour News Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:20:00 +0000 34471 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Nemak casts aluminum cylinder heads, engine blocks, transmission parts, and automotive structural components at plants in 15 countries.</p> Allied Mineral Buying Monolithics, Precast Shape Producer http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/allied-mineral-buying-monolithics-precast-shape-producer <div class="node-body article-body">Refractories manufacturer Allied Mineral Products Inc. announced it plans to buy Pryor-Giggey Co., a maker of monolithic refractory products and precast shapes. No price has been reported for the purchase. Columbus, OH-based Allied Mineral stated it expects to complete the acquisition by the end of January 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/allied-mineral-buying-monolithics-precast-shape-producer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/allied-mineral-buying-monolithics-precast-shape-producer#comments Finishing/MRO Materials Melt/Pour News Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:03:00 +0000 34461 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Pryor Giggey manufactures monolithic refractories and precast shapes at plants Alabama and Washington. According to its announcement, Allied Mineral plans to expand these operations &ldquo;in the near future.&rdquo;</p> Melt Deck Expansion Keeps Metal Flowing http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/melt-deck-expansion-keeps-metal-flowing <div class="field-byline"> Charles Vivian </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dotson Iron Castings in Mankato, Minnesota, placed an order with Inductotherm Corp. in Rancocas, NJ for a 3,500-kW VIP Dual-Trak induction power control unit and two, four-metric-ton furnaces controlled by the PLC-based Meltminder® 300™ computerized control system, and overseen by the iSense™ melt shop data visualization system, which helps to “sense” the diagnostic health of melt shop equipment, anytime and from anywhere. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/melt-deck-expansion-keeps-metal-flowing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/melt-deck-expansion-keeps-metal-flowing#comments Melt/Pour Gold Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:19:00 +0000 34371 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The iSense<sup>&trade;</sup> Melt Shop Data Visualization System provides performance data in real time.</p> More Efficient Melting Using Mild Furnace Fluxes http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/more-efficient-melting-using-mild-furnace-fluxes <div class="node-body article-body">Recent changes in flux formulations, eliminating chlorides and fluorides, has brought successes to induction melting and pouring operations. In the past, these types of furnaces might have been removed from service prematurely because of the inability to effectively and safely remove stubborn slag and insoluble build-up from the sidewalls.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/more-efficient-melting-using-mild-furnace-fluxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/more-efficient-melting-using-mild-furnace-fluxes#comments Melt/Pour Gold Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:44:00 +0000 34361 at http://foundrymag.com Recovering Energy by Recovering Waste Heat http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/recovering-energy-recovering-waste-heat <div class="node-body gallery-body">It’s possible to achieve significant savings in gas-powered melting by recovering waste heat. The energy savings associated with this process will more than pay for the equipment and installation in less than three years.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/recovering-energy-recovering-waste-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/recovering-energy-recovering-waste-heat#comments Melt/Pour Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:31:00 +0000 34351 at http://foundrymag.com Fuel Savings and Rebates from Recoverable Energy http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/fuel-savings-and-rebates-recoverable-energy <div class="field-byline"> David W. White </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s possible to achieve significant savings on several types of recoverable energy sources, including by recovering waste heat. The energy savings associated with this process will more than pay for the equipment and installation in less than three years.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/fuel-savings-and-rebates-recoverable-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/fuel-savings-and-rebates-recoverable-energy#comments Melt/Pour Gold Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:07:00 +0000 34341 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The plain tube, carbon steel Thermosyphon Heat Pipe units have an inherently low fouling factor, and are easy to remove, clean, and reinstall.</p>