Automation

Seven months after Marco Meneguzzo was chosen to lead FATA Group, he was given five questions to answer, answers that hopefully would give clues to those key issues defining FATA's future: market sector, technological processes and direction.Based on your extensive foundry experience (the last seven years with Montupet, a major automotive manufacturer) what is your opinion on the present and future of the foundry marketplace?After a shaky beginning start, the foundry faces an interesting...

Produits chimiques

New product applications and innovations from Foseco for Non Ferrous foundriesAt the Metef exhibition from June 21st to 24th 2017 Foseco will be showing new processes and products for cost effective melting and holding of aluminium, optimized melt treatment and innovative melt transfer and dosing.Metal Treatment for Aluminium FoundriesThe Non Ferrous metal treatment area will feature the latest generation of Foseco FDU and MTS equipment – state of the art technology for the automated treatment...

noyautage

Based on confidence, but mainly on the both-sided technical expertise, O/CAVA MECCANICA and HWS have committed themselves to fulfill their approach towards the foundry industry: O/CAVA MECCANICA www.ocava.it , is a leading company producing high quality casting components for industrial vehicles, axles and agricultural machineries, strives to offer high added-value finished products with high technological content to their customers. HWS www.wagner-sinto.de , world class manufacturer of...

De déchargement, de nettoyage

Metal casting has been entwined with the United States from the very beginning, driving the westward journey into the industrial revolution and making its way today in the ever improving world of automobiles. Foundry has truly been at the heart of America, providing the materials for our cars, farming equipment, and much more. One of these foundries embedded in the history of the United States for five generations can be found past long stretches of country roads in the eastern corner of...

Environment, Energy & Sécurité

FATA Automation and FATA Aluminum have opened a new production facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan USA,  confirming the strong, continued success and commitment of FATA to NAFTA. This new plant is already in operation and represents a capital investment of 2.5 million US dollars including the production equipment. Less than one-half mile from the FATA Automation and FATA Aluminum headquarters, it has  2,600 square meters of assembly floor space serviced by five (5) high-capacity bridge...

Traitement thermique

In castings, the temperature of liquid melts is typically measured by immersion thermometers. The high consumption costs of the thermocouples are problematic. As an alternative, special short-wave measuring spectral pyrometers have been offered as portable devices for a long time. A special feature and advantage, compared to standard pyrometers, is the lower sensitivity to interference, based on the degree of emission, in other words the radiation properties of the surface for these devices....

IT-Solutions

Politically, socially and economically, changes are currently taking place the complexity and scope of which is now slowly becoming noticeable in Europe.Dr. Ioannis Ioannidis, we would be delighted if you, as the new President of the European Foundry Machinery Association CEMAFON, would share with us your views on the projected industrial changes from the perspective of the foundry supplier industry.Thomas Fritsch  (Foundry-Planet Ltd.) (FP):Politicians in Europe are urgently demanding new...

Magasin de fusion

In 2015 Meltech embarked on a development program to introduce a new range of inverter system to add to its established Pulsar range , up until 2016 all new induction systems supplied by Meltech were driven by traditional SCR (Thyristor) technology which has proved over the years to be very reliable and efficient. With the introduction of high rated IGBT’s (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) for frequency switching, it was known that some operational benefits could be achieved however the...

Métaux et alliages

High-quality programme for stakeholders in the automotive, aviation and metal industriesThermo process technology is not merely essential for a large number of the major areas of industry – it is more than just that: it plays a crucial role in determining the properties of individual products and all industrial manufacturing operations. This is true primarily of the automotive and aviation industries, the glass, ceramics and cement industries, metal production and processing as well as the...

Moulage

Visit Us on Twitter!Social media is a part of almost everyone’s lives today and is becoming increasingly important for business to ‘get the message out’, so we felt we would emerge into the world of social media with an exciting Twitter presence. OFML-@Omega_Foundry is Now Live!Waste management is no longer a “like to do” but rather a necessity, both in terms of a legal requirement, an environmental responsibility and a tool to control costs and improve efficiencies throughout the business. In...

modelage-, la fabrication de moules et d'outillages, de prototypage rapide

Christian Träger is new Sales Director at voxeljet SystemsFollowing its expansion into Asia and Latin America, voxeljet Systems, a manufacturer of progressive 3D printing systems for industrial applications, is joined by Christian Träger who will be heading up the company's international sales team. Effective immediately, the industry insider will be responsible for the global distribution of voxeljet's 3D printing systems in his capacity as Sales Director. Christian Träger carries the German...

Appareils, installations technologies

Since many years Kurtz Ersa is known as turnkey supplier for complete foundry solutions. Together with its partners FAT, Loramendi, StrikoWestofen and Mössner highest reliability and huge productivity increases while ensuring perfect quality can be achieved. In order to share the unique experiences resulting from these long term business relationships this May, the partners organized two workshops in Mexico. Goals of the workshop in Querétaro and Monterrey: establishing new contacts, networking...

Verser, Gatting, alimentation

Norican Global A/S ("Norican") the world's leading metallic parts enhancement company (by virtue of its ownership of both DISA and Wheelabrator Group) is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a binding agreement with Auctus Fund III GmbH & Co. KG, and its fellow investors (collectively referred to as "Auctus") to purchase 100% of their shares in Light Metal Casting Solutions Group ("LMCS")."Two years ago we formed a strategic partnership...

Moulage sous pression

In order to explore the advanced and creative die casting technology, MILLISON Die Casting and OSKAR FRECH will hold a die casting technology forum “Leading – Innovation – Vision” on May 13th in Chongqing, China. The event will have international die casting experts sitting together with you to attend this forum, which will bring a new experience and insight to you!On May 14th 2017, the same day as the 16th anniversary of MILLISON Die Casting Col, Ltd., the new MILLISON Industrial Park in...

commande de processus technologies

For the autumn season FassMet is organizing scheduled online sessions to allow you to receive updates on its latest.What will these online sessions cover? Quality control of the production process by integrating the latest technologies Taking advantage of foundry data production by learning how to analyze it Keeping track of your production in real time wherever you are in your foundry Want to know more? Each session is individual for each company and its employees.Each session will be hosted...

Réfractaires

CRL Group are pleased to announce that “XeraCarb Limited”, a specialist silicon carbide composite ceramics manufacturer, located in Barnsley, UK, has been acquired with effect of 1st February 2017 and will be trading as XeraCarb, a division of Capital Refractories Limited, within the CRL Group. XeraCarb was founded in 2011 exploiting their developed and proprietary sialon ceramic composite materials. These materials, developed in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University, are now being used...

sabble et liant

Tool change is part of the normal routine for mixer operators. The mixing tool does most of the work during raw material preparation, and its condition has a ma-jor influence on the quality of the end product. Operators need to change high-wear rotor tool parts on a regular basis. EIRICH has developed a new system for changing beaters in production mixers which reduces downtime by a substantial margin and cuts cost. It is also ideally suited for low-cost retrofitting.Changing mixing tools or...

Prestataire de services

Foseco is the Foundry Technologies Division of Vesuvius Group plc and is the global leader in products and solutions for improving foundry performance.The mission of Foseco is to partner with customers, focusing on improving their business performance. Together, Foseco create new value by enabling foundries to produce castings in the most cost-effective, technically efficient and sustainable way.Foseco provides a comprehensive range of foundry technologies, equipment and consumable supplies,...

Simulation

“When deciding on a casting simulation software, there were a number factors: reasonable cost, ease of use and the ability to perform the basic functions that a high price software performs, and Click2Cast met all those criteria."WOODLAND/ALLOY CASTING, INC. is a full-service aluminum casting provider, servicing numerous industries including aviation, electrical, industrial, marine and defense. Specializing in green sand molding, air set molding and permanent mold, Woodland/Alloy Casting...

Des essais de contrôle, de mesure et de la qualité

May 2017: YXLON rejoices over the commissioning of their 600th MU2000-D X-ray inspection system. After its market launch in 1997, the universal radiographic system is still one of the most successful inspection systems worldwide thanks to its flexibility and robustness. Due to continuous developments it has remained state-of-the-art for 20 years now.This fact also convinced the Scandinavian enterprise NORLYS, a globally leading provider of sophisticated lighting fixtures with its headquarters...

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