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GIFA SPECIAL EDITION 2019

Renault: Over 520 More Parts per Hour

Renault needed to define design rules for the filling and feeding systems for casting processes on different product lines in order to enhance competitiveness and achieve high quality production. Using ESI QuikCAST, part of ESI’s casting solution, Renault

Renault has made a considerable investment in a new molding line at Fonderie de Bretagne (FDB). They standardized their production methodologies and…

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GIFA SPECIAL EDITION 2019

Moulding Materials

Silica sandry sands from the Upper Palatinate

The company Strobel Quarzsand in Freihung has been extracting sands for numerous different industries for more than 135 years. Today the company is…

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GIFA SPECIAL EDITION 2019

Molding Material Preparation without Human Intervention

About 25 percent less rejects, a major improvement in surface quality with more than 50 percent less refinishing and significantly more stable processes - Thomas Poggemann, production manager at Jürgens Gießerei GmbH & Co. KG, is more than satisfied. The

Perfection as the driving force - this is the declared motto of the Juergens Foundry. This includes optimally synchronized production processes that…

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Magaldi’s technologies to secure the success of a new iron foundry in Mexico

A US company invested in a greenfield foundry in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, and awarded Magaldi with a contract to supply its dependable technologies for castings cooling and conveying, sprue handling and castings sorting.

Recognizing the increasing importance of the Mexican automotive industry, the company decided to invest in a greenfield foundry in San Luis Potosí to…

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GIFA SPECIAL EDITION 2019

Additive Manufacturing

Fraunhofer „futureAM“ is expected to speed up „additive manufacturing“ by a factor ten

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS in Dresden have developed innovative methods enabling more materials to be…

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GIFA SPECIAL EDITION 2019

Chances and Challenges for the industry

The casting industry is in 2019 at a decisive point. There are huge chances for the future to increase market share, quality and efficiency. But there are also some major risks looming over the future.

The next years will be challenging for the foundry industry on many levels. The trade conflict between China and the US could bring about a recession…

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B2B marketplaces for scrap metals – an opportunity for foundries

In foundries, metal scrap regularly accumulates, which can be returned to the market as recyclable material and thus into the circular economy. But frequently traders and customers work exclusively with partners they personally know. In consequence this e

Companies from the metal industries are always on the lookout for new trading partners. Automotive suppliers, for example, have tons of waste from…

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GIFA SPECIAL EDITION 2019

Thermophysical Properties of Green Sands

The work presented in this paper investigated the thermophysical properties of green sands. Three experimental sands with different sodium bentonite…

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GIFA SPECIAL EDITION 2019

GIFA 2019 – Metal works in Dusseldorf

The extended grounds of Messe Dusseldorf will host once again four trade fairs at the same time, dealing all with metal and its processing. Additive Manufacturing will play a great role this year on the riverbanks of the Rhine. For the foundry industry th

The “Bright World of Metals” from 25. to 29. June 2019 will be featuring a wide range of international congresses, symposiums, forums and special…

GIFA SPECIAL EDITION 2019

Editorial

Dear Reader,it is an honour as WFO President to be asked to give my thoughts on the ‘chances and challenges’ for the global Metalcasting industry. …

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Gesamtausgabe GIFA Special 2019

Content GIFA 2019 GIFA 2019: Metal works in Dusseldorf Current Research Autonomous Optimization of Die Casting Processes  Thermoph…

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Wie die KSM Group ihre Arbeitsunfälle halbierte

Investition in Arbeitssicherheit der KSM Castings Group macht sich bezahlt: In einem Jahr halbiert das KSM Werk Wuppertal mithilfe von DuPont Sustainable Solutions seine Arbeitsunfälle.

Seit 1947 produziert die KSM Castings Group Gussprodukte aus Leichtmetall für die Automobilindustrie. Das ehemalige Privatunternehmen beschäftigt …

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GP 06/2019

ESI: „Unsere Software wird nah an der Praxis entwickelt“

46 Jahre ESI, 40 Jahre ESI Deutschland und fast 30 Jahre ESI ProCast: Der Spezialist für Gießerei-Simulationen blickt auf eine Expertise mit Tradition zurück. Ein Unternehmensporträt.

„Wir sind Pioniere der Simulationstechnik“, sagt Andreas Renner, COO und General Manager Deutschland. Selbstbewusst präsentiert sich das Unternehmen,…

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Darüber spricht man auf dem Messequartett

Auf diese Themen sollten Sie auf dem Messequartett GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS und NEWCAST vorbereitet sein. Wir geben Tipps für Vorträge und Veranstaltungen dazu.

Auf den Messen GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS und NEWCAST werden nicht nur Geschäfte gemacht, sondern hier zeigt sich auch, wo die Branche steht und wo sie…