March/April 2019

Viability of the Copper-Alloy Scrap Stream

Copper-base scrap provides about one-third of the copper consumed in the U.S. each year, and changes to material being recycled could have a significant effect on the scrap stream.

Casting Supplier Auditing Q&A

An effective casting supplier audit will ensure quality castings and help avoid supply chain surprises that leave your company stranded.

Casting Inspection Methods

Castings don’t ship without some type of inspection and/or testing, and the inspection can cover a wide range of procedures.

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Engineering Strategies:

Getting More for Less With Castings

Keeping down costs is a never-ending challenge in business. Figuring out how to do more with less is always challenging whether you are in purchasing, manufacturing, design, or any other function within an organization. During design, the best way to minimize cost is to keep the design simple by first minimizing the number of unique components and then assuring the remaining components are easy to manufacture and assemble.

Follow @CastingSource

Metal Casting Design & Purchasing is now on Twitter (@CastingSource). By following along, you’ll see the best of the foundry process and get valuable information to make your next metalcasting project a success.



Magnesium Casting Cuts Weight for Ford

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From the AFS CEO:

Breakthrough Insight for Buyers and Designers

CastExpo 2019 will bring together more than 6,000 casting producers, parts buyers, casting designers, and industry suppliers. Held once every three years, the event will be held April 27-30 in Atlanta. This year, more than ever, CastExpo is a must-attend event for casting buyers, designers and specifiers.

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