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Why Such A High Demand For Iron Ore?
Chinese economic growth and the requirement for continued steel supply affect the demand. Despite being forced to reduce production capacity - due to environmental implications - there still remains a very high output if you consider the number of resources... Read more
Growing steel demand presents an opportunity for a scrap pricing supercycle in the next decade, writes Bill Beck, reporting on the Fastmarkets virtual Scrap, DRI, and Mini-Mills conference in mid-April. The recent surge in North American ferrous scrap prices amid... Read more
Fundição › DISA HAS LAUNCHED THE DISAMATIC® D5, A NEW GREEN-SAND VERTICAL MOULDING MACHINE FOR LARGE CASTINGS.
DISA HAS LAUNCHED THE DISAMATIC® D5, A NEW GREEN-SAND VERTICAL MOULDING MACHINE FOR LARGE CASTINGS. BASED ON THE REVOLUTIONARY D3 PLATFORM, THE D5’S MULTIPLE INNOVATIONS AND CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY DELIVER THE FASTEST THROUGHPUTS, HIGHEST YIELDS AND MAXIMUM UPTIME. Replacing the popular... Read more
Hilden, June 07, 2021 –The supplier of foundry chemicals and materials will launch its ASK Online Academy program on June 30, 2021. With ASK Online Academy, ASK Chemicals offers the foundry industry an additional channel to gain in-depth expert knowledge... Read more
Foundry › Grainger & Worrall contracts SinterCast as CGI technology provider for new product development in Asia
[Bridgnorth and Stockholm, 8 June 2021] – A leading Asian cast iron foundry group, specialising in the production of engine components for industrial power applications, will install the SinterCast process control technology to enable independent Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI) product... Read more
Automotive › WHAT COST DRIVERS ARE OWNED BY THE OEM/BUYER?
It’s often misunderstood what cost factors are owned by the OEM versus those owned by the foundry. Following are items that should be considered by the buyer to make sure they are not driving extraneous costs into a cast component.... Read more
As the BDG and Gießerei Online report, Clemens Küpper follows Dr. Erwin Flender, who had held the office since 2012. “The German foundry industry offers highly qualified work to more than 70,000 employees. It is innovative, proud, powerful and globally... Read more
Technology › IMPROVING PART DESIGN FOR 3D SAND PRINTING
3D sand printing produces sand mold components without any pattern or core box equipment. The process essentially makes sand molds without the middleman. To those who have purchased castings for years, this can seem strange. Pattern shops supply patterns and... Read more
Hilden, May 20, 2021 –The International Environment Day on June 5 puts a spotlight on climate change and the need for increased environmental protection, resource efficiency and sustainability. For many years, the chemical industry has pioneered innovative solutions and concepts... Read more
China will strengthen the implementation of its earlier decision of adjusting tariffs on steel products, which is to boost domestic supply and keep their prices stable amid extended price rallies of global commodities, according to the State Council's Executive Meeting... Read more