Molds/Cores http://foundrymag.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en ExOne Refocusing, Emphasizing Binder Jet Technologies http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/exone-refocusing-emphasizing-binder-jet-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">The ExOne Company is revamping its marketing efforts in North America to give greater emphasis to its industrial sand-core and mold technology, materials, training, and services. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/exone-refocusing-emphasizing-binder-jet-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/exone-refocusing-emphasizing-binder-jet-technologies#comments Molds/Cores News Tue, 07 Feb 2017 02:37:00 +0000 37361 at http://foundrymag.com <p>&ldquo;We see the North American market adoption rate of sand printing technology accelerating,&rdquo; ExOne CEO Jim McCarley stated. Along with industrial 3DP technology, the group offers phenolic and sodium-silicate binders for 3D sand printing, and of metal alloys for 3D printing operations.</p> Understanding ADV and pH Testing for Mold, Core Sand http://foundrymag.com/pH-ADV <div class="node-body article-body">Both pH and ADV testing of foundry sands indicate acidity and basicity, but in different ways. Foundry sand pH and ADV can change as the sand is used and reclaimed. Both pH and ADV are useful lab tests to indicate changes in sand and changes in binder reactivity you will experience.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/pH-ADV" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/pH-ADV#comments Ask the Expert Molds/Cores Testing/QC Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:25:00 +0000 37841 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Both pH and ADV tests of foundry sands indicate acidity and basicity, but in different ways. Both help to indicate changes in sand and in binder reactivity.</p> Humtown Adds Large-Scale 3DP for Sand Molds, Cores http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/humtown-adds-large-scale-3dp-sand-molds-cores <div class="node-body article-body">Humtown Products subsidiary Agile Casting Solutions in Leetonia, OH, cut the ribbon on its new ExOne S-Max printer, one of the largest in the U.S. producing sand molds, cores, and patterns.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/humtown-adds-large-scale-3dp-sand-molds-cores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/humtown-adds-large-scale-3dp-sand-molds-cores#comments Molds/Cores News Tue, 31 Jan 2017 04:27:00 +0000 36431 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The ExOne S-Max has a 1,800x1,000x700-mm / 70.9x30.4x27.6-in. build area (LxWxH), with a build speed of 2.12-3.00 ft<sup>3</sup>/hour.</p> Joel Lewis, YSU 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 A Better Way to Make Cores http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/better-way-make-cores <div class="node-body article-body">The results of this “3-in-1” technique include faster cycle times, no gassing manifold transfer or exhaust time; and a minimized table stroke, which reduces the cycle time. In addition, the machine has a small footprint to conserve workspace requirements, and it’s able to work with a foundry’s existing tooling inventory. Further, its production capability, energy consumption, and initial capital cost are better than many comparable coremaking options.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/better-way-make-cores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/better-way-make-cores#comments Molds/Cores Gold Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:28:00 +0000 34751 at http://foundrymag.com Adjusting Sand Classifiers to Reduce Fines http://foundrymag.com/reducefines <div class="field-byline"> Ken Strausbaugh </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Removing sand fines through the classifier depends on several process details, namely 1) dwell time; 2) fluidizing air volume; and 3) exhaust negative pressure in the head space.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/reducefines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/reducefines#comments Molds/Cores Gold Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:18:00 +0000 34741 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Palmer Manufacturing&rsquo;s HCCL-Series sand classifier system has four major components: a base, or plenum chamber, into which fluidizing air is supplied by a blower; a fluidizing deck; a heat exchanger bundle; and a main body, which serves as a cover and pressure chamber.</p> Drawing, Recording, and Sharing Data from Sand http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/drawing-recording-and-sharing-data-sand <div class="node-body article-body">GreenSand Controls develops sand compactability control systems, moisture control systems, etc., and its latest is the patent-pending, “Precision Measuring Equipment, Automatic Compactability Testing Station," or PME_ACTS. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/drawing-recording-and-sharing-data-sand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/drawing-recording-and-sharing-data-sand#comments Materials Molds/Cores Gold Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:12:00 +0000 34731 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The patent-pending Precision Measuring Equipment, Automatic Compactability Testing Station,&quot; or PME_ACTS.</p> A Primer to Ensure Proper Heat Treatment of H-13 Tool Die Steel http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/primer-ensure-proper-heat-treatment-h-13-tool-die-steel <div class="node-body gallery-body">If a die fails prematurely, production costs rise and the potential for lost business increases. Heat treating is most important factor in determining the performance of die steel. Confirming proper heat treatment of the die steel is essential.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/primer-ensure-proper-heat-treatment-h-13-tool-die-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/primer-ensure-proper-heat-treatment-h-13-tool-die-steel#comments Finishing/MRO Molds/Cores Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:03:00 +0000 34391 at http://foundrymag.com Ensuring Proper Heat Treatment of H-13 Tool Die Steel http://foundrymag.com/heattreatH13 <div class="field-byline"> Mark L. Purtee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The single most important factor in determining the performance of die steel is the heat treatment process. To ensure the dies achieve their desired performance, confirming proper heat treatment of the die steel is essential.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/heattreatH13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/heattreatH13#comments Finishing/MRO Molds/Cores Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:36:00 +0000 34381 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Heat treatment is the single most important factor in determining performance of die steel.&nbsp; The challenge is to determine whether a proper heat treatment has been performed.&nbsp;</p>