Simulation/IT http://foundrymag.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en Ahead of the Trends in Automaking http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/ahead-trends-automaking <div class="node-body article-body">The automotive industry is working to prolong its recent growth and redirect its future, a multi-directional strategy that requires vehicle manufacturers to continue revamping and retooling for current needs, simultaneously pushing capital and resources toward visionary ideas for future models, technologies, and production processes. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/ahead-trends-automaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/ahead-trends-automaking#comments Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Simulation/IT Gold Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:34:00 +0000 45741 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Grainger &amp; Worrall takes a forward-leaning approach to automotive casting design and casting technology, focusing particularly on light-weighting and size reduction.</p> A New Vision of Connectivity for Foundries http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/new-vision-connectivity-foundries <div class="node-body article-body">FATA Aluminum’s "Foundry of the Future" proposition means metalcasting operations will automatically anticipate and avoid downtime, increasing throughput and achieving flexibility for new requirements. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/new-vision-connectivity-foundries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/new-vision-connectivity-foundries#comments Simulation/IT Gold Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:20:00 +0000 45731 at http://foundrymag.com <p>FATA Aluminum developed a self-configuring IT application for aluminum foundries to conduct long-term statistical analysis and control of many parameters and process trends; monitor operating parameters of machinery and systems; and conduct traceability to guarantee product quality and component safety for automotive customers.</p> HMI Workstations for Productivity, Increased Plant Safety http://foundrymag.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds division expanded its series of MTL GECMA HMI workstations, introducing two new products, the thin client (TC) and personal computer (PC) versions. The new versions result in a common platform design for plant managers to reduce operating costs, optimize productivity and increase plant safety, with the additional benefits of reducing space in the cabinet, and “future proofing” the plant. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/hmi-workstations-productivity-increased-plant-safety#comments New Products Simulation/IT Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:30:00 +0000 43141 at http://foundrymag.com Why Does CRM Matter to Manufacturers? http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/why-does-crm-matter-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body">Providing access to actionable insights to the relationship customers have with your business is the fundamental reason that Customer Relationship Management software exists — and how manufacturers benefit from CRM. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/why-does-crm-matter-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/why-does-crm-matter-manufacturers#comments Industry Perspectives Simulation/IT Gold Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:36:00 +0000 41981 at http://foundrymag.com <p>B&amp;L Information Systems introduced a new Customer Relationship Module for its Odyssey 5.0 MR2 platform late in 2016. The CRM harnesses data about customers and quotes to track &ldquo;the sales pipeline&rdquo; from start to finish.</p> Industry 4.0 Through the “Eyes” of Metrology http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/industry-40-through-eyes-metrology <div class="field-byline"> Steve Young and Dean Solberg | Exact Metrology </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The integration of manufacturing, IT and cybersystems, including security, plays an expanding and evolving role in manufacturing, regardless of a business’ size or scale, or the types of parts being produced and processed. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/industry-40-through-eyes-metrology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/industry-40-through-eyes-metrology#comments Finishing/MRO Simulation/IT Testing/QC Gold Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:26:00 +0000 41971 at http://foundrymag.com <p>With a portable CMM arm (PCMM) and laptop on the shop floor, parts can be scanned with the data points sent upstream for instant analysis, comparison to the CAD file, the CAM program, comparable machines in the shop producing the same or similar parts and other actions in an information stream.</p> Reforming Forming and the Concepts Shaping It http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/reforming-forming-and-concepts-shaping-it <div class="node-body gallery-body">The role of 3D printing in manufacturing metal parts is leading businesses like foundries and diecasters in directions that have not been fully imagined. The changes introduced by additive manufacturing involve more than parts are formed, but just as importantly how such operations now define the purpose of their business.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/reforming-forming-and-concepts-shaping-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/reforming-forming-and-concepts-shaping-it#comments Materials Molds/Cores Simulation/IT Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:39:00 +0000 41901 at http://foundrymag.com Supercomputing for Manufacturing SMBs http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/supercomputing-manufacturing-smbs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Parallel Works is commercializing technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago to provide “supercomputing-as-a-service” to SMBs, helping them to achieve economies of scale in managing the expanding volume of information that is constantly redefining businesses and industries.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/supercomputing-manufacturing-smbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/supercomputing-manufacturing-smbs#comments Simulation/IT Mon, 06 Mar 2017 22:03:00 +0000 40801 at http://foundrymag.com Scaling High-Performance Computing to Manufacturers’ Needs http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/scaling-high-performance-computing-manufacturers-needs <div class="node-body article-body">Parallel Works is a startup business commercializing technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago to provide “supercomputing-as-a-service” to SMBs, helping them to achieve economies of scale in managing the expanding volume of information that is constantly redefining businesses and industries.</div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/scaling-high-performance-computing-manufacturers-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/scaling-high-performance-computing-manufacturers-needs#comments Simulation/IT Gold Mon, 06 Mar 2017 21:56:00 +0000 40791 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Parallel Works &ldquo;supercomputing-as-a-service&rdquo; compresses thousands of hours of data analysis into a browser-based resource.</p> Using Software to Define Fast, Accurate Casting Set-Ups http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/using-software-define-fast-accurate-casting-set-ups <div class="node-body gallery-body">Using simulation software results directly in the rigging process produces a more accurate casting set-up than manual techniques, in a much shorter time period. This integrated approach reduces overall costs and lead times. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/using-software-define-fast-accurate-casting-set-ups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/using-software-define-fast-accurate-casting-set-ups#comments Simulation/IT Mon, 06 Mar 2017 21:48:00 +0000 40781 at http://foundrymag.com Using Simulation to Drive Rigging Design http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/using-simulation-drive-rigging-design <div class="field-byline"> David Schmidt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using simulation software results directly in the rigging process produces a more accurate casting set-up than manual techniques, in a much shorter time period. This integrated approach reduces overall costs and lead times. </div> <p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/using-simulation-drive-rigging-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/using-simulation-drive-rigging-design#comments Simulation/IT Gold Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:35:00 +0000 38161 at http://foundrymag.com <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Gill Sans Std';">&lsquo;Naked&rsquo; simulation results, i.e., without filling.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Finite Solutions Inc.