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January/February 2013 Volume 15 Number 1


COLUMNS 7 Are You Following GE?


Is one OEM’s move reflective of a trend? A.T. SPADA


45 Cast Tip Knowledge of your casting’s heat treat process may help to pinpoint an issue with


a less than quality casting. S. ROBISON


47 Purchasing Points Developing and maintaining long-term supplier relationships is a key to


happy sourcing. B. MUELLER


DEPARTMENTS 8 Industry News


15 In a World Without Castings


Would the M777 accomplish its mission?


16 Castings in Action A casting conversion saved big on mining costs.


18 Design Details


A hollow part is the answer for an electric vehicle application.


56 Shakeout Casting methods help experts study ant colonies.


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48 Casting Innovations


A cast-aluminum steer- ing knuckle represents an advancement in technology and structural efficiency.


51 Website Spotlight 54 Classified Ads 55 Advertisers’ Index





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