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As the world's leading supplier of core-making technology, Laempe Mössner Sinto will present its product portfolio at GIFA. Under the motto "Discover the true potential of modern core shop", the company from Barleben (Saxony-Anhalt) will focus on data transparency, digitization and overall efficiency this year. With state-of-the-art technology in the areas of core production, data analysis and visualization, as well as automatic visual inspection, Laempe Mössner Sinto demonstrates the...

Chemicals

More than 30 of the HA Group’s subsidiaries and trading partners will be represented by technical and sales experts at our GIFA stand, on hand to answer questions and provide comprehensive advice. Joint development and exceptional service“Time to market” has long become a major competitive factor in the foundry industry. With the promise of accelerating the pace of innovation and optimising foundry processes, Hüttenes-Albertus (HA) operates its HA Center of Competence (CoC) in...

Coremaking

The processes and industry behind the manufacturing of sand cores is constantly evolving to drive more environmental friendly solutions while also improving the cost and cycle times. Various well-known companies are specialized to offer solutions to modern foundries from sand preparation, core shooting, core hardening and core removal. For prototyping and small series the additive manufacturing known as 3D-printing is leading the way. For large series the cold box process and inorganic...

Discharging, Decoring, Fettling, Finishing

Aluminum and Brass castings can be used in many industries with growing opportunities around the world.  Aluminum CastingsAluminum castings are prized for their light-weight, smooth surface finish, and high-strength when it comes to detailed castings. Often used in cars and cookware, aluminum casting use is expected to grow with the increase in vehicles usage due to their lightweight, durable nature.  Brass CastingsBrass castings are preferred in residential and commercial...

Enviroment, Energy & Safety

This month JML Industrie attends another prestigious industry event having already been at the 73rd World Foundry Congress in September. The JML Industrie team will be at ANKIROS for the duration of the trade fair this October in Istanbul.  2018 has been an important year for JML Industrie and the trade fair is the perfect opportunity to present some of their latest innovations as well as key pieces in their industrial equipment offering. “ANKIROS is a key event in our calendar and one...

Heat Treatment

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic (ATM) announces the promotion of Donald Gibeaut to “Manager Tubular Products.” Don has worked in the induction industry for over 36 years and has achieved great success in the pipe and tube markets.In his new position, Don will work with all ATM brands to promote and increase market share in the tubular industry including Heat Treat, Quench and Temper lines, Emmedi welders, coating systems and all other associated tubular processing products.Don has a background in...

It-Solutions

Software developed specifically for the cast metal industry Iron Foundry ERP Software    Steel Sand Foundry ERP SoftwareCentrifugal Casters ERP SoftwareAluminum Sand Foundry (Aluminium) ERP SoftwareDiecasting (Pressure Diecaster) ERP SoftwareGravity Diecasting (Permanent Molder) ERP SoftwarePrecision Moulder (Precision Molder) ERP SoftwareInvestment Casting ERP SoftwareLoss Wax & Lost Foam Casting ERP Software Say goodbye to spreadsheets and fragmented ageing systemsA fully...

Melting Shop

Foundry-Planet interview with GIFA and NEWCAST trade fair president Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Nelissen, Managing Director Vesuvius GmbH, Foseco Foundry Division, Borken.FP: Worldwide forecasts for the foundry industry until 2025 are moderate but positive, yet the industry faces interesting challenges.Especially in Western Europe and Germany, we had two good years of growth in the iron and steel foundries in 2017 and 2018, and the aluminum foundries are growing rather continuously. The challenges for the...

Metals & Alloys

Metal consumer goods are the world record holders of the recycling economy. Refounding turns steel and aluminium scrap into high-quality secondary raw materials. Recycling has a positive impact on the environment and conserves natural raw material resources. The resource and energy efficient use of scrap in foundries and steel mills is a significant topic in metallurgical plant engineering. Exhibitors will present trends and developments at METEC and GIFA as well as NEWCAST and THERMPROCESS at...

Moulding

Norican Global A/S (“Norican Group”), a majority-owned portfolio company of the private equity fund Altor Fund IV (“Altor”), is pleased to announce the hiring of a new President & CEO.  Mr. Anders Wilhjelm will join the Norican Group on Monday April 1, 2019, reporting to Mr. Jean-Marc Lechêne, the Chairman of the Board. This news comes after the company was informed yesterday by Robert E. Joyce, Jr of his intent to resign his duties as President & CEO, and as a director on the...

Patternmaking, mouldmaking and tooling & Rapid Prototyping, rapid tooling & 3D Printing

Thanks to its exceptional abrasion resistance, more than 100,000 replications can be produced with the polyurethane board RAKU® TOOL WB-1258. This was previously possible using either liquid systems with complex manufacturing processes with higher costs or high-priced metals like aluminum. With RAMPF’s cutting-edge foundry board material, core boxes and pattern plates are manufactured that facilitate the quick and easy production of models with outstanding abrasion resistance, dimensional...

Equipment, Plant Technology

With regular maintenance, production facilities in foundries reach an average service life of 30 to 40 years. During this period, several generation changes have been made in the field of control and power technology, such as the use of PLC process control technology and converter technology.In times of increasing price pressure on foundries, it is important to exploit all potential for cost savings. As part of the modernization of switchgears, a large number of improvements can therefore be...

Pouring, Gating, Feeding

TRIAD Z-189 is the latest addition to Foseco’s expanding range of monolithic refractory linings for cupola melting.This innovative lining material is based on white fused alumina with additions of silicon carbide and carbon offers has been specifically formulated to cope with the most demanding applications in cupola furnace melting and offers significant advantages over alternative lining materials.+ The cement free lining is resistant to slag erosion, and campaign life is increased as a...

Pressure Die Casting Equipment

KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH is extending the Neckarsulm production capacities with a new 5,000 square meter production shop for structural parts in aluminum. The move is mainly in response to current orders in the new-product and driveline segments. In founding the company back in 2014, international first-tier auto-industry supplier Rheinmetall Automotive AG (Rheinmetall Group) had contributed its foundry operation at the Neckarsulm location to a 50:50 joint venture with HUAYU Automotive Systems...

Process Control Technology

Creaform, a world leader in automated and portable 3D metrology solutions, is focusing on automated quality control at this year’s Hannover Messe, which is getting more and more important in the manufacturing industry and Industry 4.0. Today more than ever, it is necessary to be able to carry out dimensional controls within the production cycle with automated measuring technology solutions next to or on the production line. The industry of tomorrow is moving toward automated quality control....

Refractories

At the Foseco booth, visitors will discover new, innovative solutions for iron, steel and non ferrous foundries. We look forward to seeing you on our stand in Hall 12 Stand no. 12A01. Feeding Systems for Iron and Steel FoundriesThe application of feeder sleeves is a major factor in reducing metal remelt and fettling costs in foundry customers. By working in close partnership with foundries, Foseco continues to deliver tailored solutions for specific applications and develop new process...

Sand & Binders

The final quality of the metal casting is the results of a tremendous amount of controlled parameters inside the foundry workshop. On a daily basis, parameters such as pouring temperature, sand quality, molding conditions, etc. are leveraged by metal casters to balance quality versus the yield of production, which have usually an opposite trend.The molding sand and the sand used for core making have a direct impact on the casting quality, and thus on the efficiency of production. The use of...

Service Provider

Dear Customers, Partners and foundry Friends, We would like to thank you again for a very successful year and joyous anniversary celebration. 25th AnniversaryWe are still glowing from the numerous congratulations and warm words we received. Fact is, without our customers, partners and foundry friends and their trust, we would not be where we are today. Also important for this success are the employees who always stand behind the company as a team. Without Zoran Tesic none of it would be...

Simulation

In 2011, the South African aviation manufacturing solutions provider Aerosud and the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) teamed up to launch a challenging 3D printing project, Aeroswift. Featuring a new generation of metal additive manufacturing (AM) system with a bigger build volume than ever before, the goal of the Aeroswift project was to unlock the potential provided by the growing AM industry, improve market competitiveness, and provide South Africa with a...

Testing, measuring & Quality Control

Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany, April 02, 2019 - Creaform, a world leader in automated and portable 3D metrology solutions, will be showcasing portable 3D scanners to measure the shape and geometry of castings at GIFA 2019 (Hall 13, Booth B35), which will take place from June 23 to 25, 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany.Creaform’s portable 3D scanners enable quality control teams to perform inspections during the design or production process. The scanners help to avoid unnecessary, repetitive...

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