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CASTING MODERN A PUBLICATION OF THE AMERICAN FOUNDRY SOCIETY


SEPTEMBER 2012 VOLUME 102 | NUMBER 9


COLUMNS


7 Editorial Yes, I Am a Know-It-All A. SPADA


18 Washington Alert Regulations Are Set to Expire in the Lame Duck Session S. SALMON, J. HANNAPEL AND C. RICHTER


P. 20 DEPARTMENTS


3 From Online 9 Industry News 16 Industry Faces


19 In a World Without Castings


P. 25 20 Waupaca’s Mold Innovation


Smart engineering helped this facility increase the number of castings produced per mold. A MODERN CASTING STAFF REPORT


25 Eliminating Zinc Diecasting Defects


Identifying the cause of a defect is half the battle; finding the remedy is the other half. J. TITLEY


30 Which ERP System Is Right for You? Follow the journey of two metalcasting facilities that chose between in-house and out-of-box enterprise resource planning systems. J. KNUERR


34 Testing 1-2-3: Modeling Microstructure During Heat Treatment Process simulation may be used to predict local microstructures in casting and heat treatment. A MODERN CASTING STAFF REPORT


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Cover: Photo provided by Palmer Manufacturing. Design by Michael Berrafato, art director


September 2012 MODERN CASTING | 5 P. 30


38 AFS/CMI News 42 Casting Innovations 45 Metalcasting Supplies 46 Classifieds 55 Advertisers’ Index 56 Shakeout


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