March/April 2018: Click for the full digital edition of the March/April 2018 issue.
Editorial: Finding a Supplier
Design Details: Design Features Improve Performance
By The Law: Encouraging Employee Innovation
Appraising Your Casting Supplier: Supplier auditing is a valuable method to ensure your casting supply chain is healthy and effectively meeting your customer requirements.
Comparing Mechanical Properties of A356 to 206: 206 is a seldom-used aluminum alloy that offers significant jumps in mechanical properties, indicating it might be worth the effort for metalcasters to adjust foundry practices and process control to routinely cast them.
Application of Castings on Wheel-End and Suspension: A study shows considerable opportunity remains for lightweighting on already proven applications.
Casting a Spell: Disney’s theme parks are magic but they don’t run on fairy dust. They run thanks to castings.
Texas to Host Metalcasting Congress: People from all sectors of the metalcasting supply chain will be traveling to Fort Worth, Texas, next month for information on the latest trends of the industry.