February 22, 2022
AFS Corporate Member Farrar Corporation will be installing a new molding line this spring to increase capacity and improve efficiency at its ductile iron sand casting operation in Norwich, Kansas.
The new molding line is the FBO-IIIS 20 x 24 from Sinto America and will provide the foundry a faster mold cycle, deeper draw, and reduced maintenance costs.… Read more >
After less than two years of having newly installed automated molding equipment, Maclean Power System was able to surpass one million molds in October of 2021. Maclean Power Systems is a leading manufacturer and supplier for utility, civil and telecommunication products and has many locations around the US.… Read more >
In the die casting process, deburring and cleaning utilizing shot blasting equipment is often essential to enhance and/or improve the surface characteristics and quality of cast parts. Die casters use multiple types of abrasives for their blasting processes depending on a variety of factors.… Read more >
Jan. 2022, Andy Schelke
The first flaskless automatic molding machine to reach production speeds of 200 molds per hour, is addressing foundries’ high-capacity, labor and downtime challenges.
Today’s metal-casters face all-time-high capacity demands and existing technologies are not up to the challenge.… Read more >
Juárez No.15 Papalotla, Edo. de Méx. October 18, 2021-
Roberts Sinto de Mexico (RSM) has successfully installed another FBO-II Flaskless Molding Machine. Técnica Artesanal Mexicana, S. A, established in October 1977, purchased their second automated molding machine from Sinto in 2021.… Read more >
H&H Castings’ company reputation for quality began in 1965, when the Haugh family opened a full service aluminum foundry in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania. Founded on the principal that quality builds loyal business, H&H initially focused operations on small run jobs with an emphasis on technicality.… Read more >
In July 2021, Sinto was excited to welcome Donsco Inc. to their manufacturing plant, in Grand Ledge, Michigan, to train and maximize their Barinder machines to full potential. Sinto’s Barinder is a high speed, automated grinder that reduces labor costs and finishing time.… Read more >
August 12, 2020
The American Foundry Society announced that Atsushi Nagai will receive the 2020 William J. Grede Award. This award honors major contributions in the fields of management, marketing, or education which have expanded the effective use of metal castings.… Read more >
How can a consumable product that is 2.4 times more costly save me money? The short answer is the microstructure is superior. Due to this defect-free microstructure, the consumption rate is lower and the transmitted impact energy is higher. This results in shorter cycle times and less abrasive consumption.… Read more >
Century Foundry, a third generation, family owned, aluminum-casting supplier has been excelling in metal casting since 1976. Located in Muskegon Heights, Michigan, they offer a single-source responsibility for aluminum casting, machining, heat treat, painting and other selective out-sourcing options to provide small, medium and large sized castings serving over 100 customers of many markets across North America.… Read more >