Studies & Testimonials

Farrar Invests in Upgrades

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 >

Maclean Power Systems Surpasses One Million Molds

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 >

Redefining Automatic Molding Machinery

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 >

H&H Leading The Way in Foundry Automation


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 >

Using Cut-wire Shot in your Foundry Cleaning Application

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 Utilizes Automation for Future Success

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 >