118th Metalcasting Congress

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

8:30 AM-10:00 AM


Copper Alloy
Corporate Sustainability (Panel 14-081)
Pete Gerike, G & W Electric Co., Bolingbrook, IL
Elizabeth Roberts, Epstein Global, Chicago, IL
Dana Cooper, Fairmount Minerals Ltd, Benton Harbor, MI

Molding Methods & Materials
Why Iron Castings Need Seacoal (14-059)
Nick Richardson, S&B Industrial Minerals, Cincinnati, OH
Victor LaFay, IMERYS, Cincinnati, OH

Preliminary Investigation of Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Green Sand Component Identification (14-027)
Scott Giese, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, US
Brock Krejchi, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA


Melting Methods & Materials
Best Coreless Furnace Refractory Practice for the 21st Century (14-068)
Robert Pattillo, Reno Refractories Inc., Morris, AL
Jerry Holcombe, Reno Refractories Inc., Morris, AL

Case Study In Electric Melting Furnace Lining Life (14-025)
Ernest Benion, Consultant, Milwaukee, WI
Robert Wandel, Motor Castings Co., Milwaukee, WI



Lost Foam Casting
Effect of Vacuum Assisted Filling and Solidification Under Pressure of A356, A206, 319m and 535 Aluminum Alloys on Tensile Properties Using the Lost Foam Casting Process (14-071)
Harry Littleton, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
John Griffin, University of Alabama/Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Robin Foley, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Techniques and Improvements for Lost Foam Casting Process (Panel 14-125)

David Dennis, Nemak Alabama
Glover Kerlin, BRP US Inc

10:15 AM-11:45 AM


Molding Methods & Materials
Reduction Of Coating Related Casting Defects (Panel 14-019)
David Jablonski, Badger Mining Corp, Berlin, WI
Fritz Meyer, ASK Chemicals, Cuyahoga Heights, OH
Scott Giese, Associate Professor, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Tim Maurina, C A Lawton Co., DePere, WI

Copper Alloy
Low Lead Copper Sulfur Alloys - Research and Trials of C83470 Biwalite (Panel 14-082)
Jennifer Keller, Ford Meter Box Co. Inc., Wabash, IN
Andy Shea, A.Y. McDonald Mfg Co., Dubuque, IA
Gregory Svoboda, I Schumann & Co., Bedford, OH

Melting Methods & Materials
Effects of Slag / Refractory Compatibility (Panel 14-086)
Richard Falkowski, United Refractories, Adams, WI
Timothy Hoyt, Allied Mineral Products Inc, Columbus, OH

Lost Foam Casting
Lost Foam New Applications (Panel 14-126)
Marshall Miller, Flowserve, Chattanooga, TN
Franz-Josef Wostmann, IFAM, Bremen, Germany
Polina & Aleksei Aponenko, Soez Group, Samara, Russia

Cast Iron
New Format!! Roundtable Discussion: Iron Defects Forum (Panel 14-157)
Brian Johnson, Hickman Williams & Co, Cranberry Township, PA
Al Alagarsamy, THORS, Spring, TX
Andrew Adams, Foseco, Cleveland, OH

11:45 AM-1:45 PM

2:00 PM-3:30 PM


Melting Methods & Materials
Comparison of Bottom Drop and Bottom Installation Practices (Panel 14-045)
John Berzsenyi, Waupaca Foundry, Waupaca, WI
Jon Huebner, Waupaca Foundry, Waupaca, WI
Ted Rundblad, EJ USA Inc, East Jordan, MI
Bart Barbee, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry, Charlotte, NC
John Henderson, American Cast Iron Pipe Company, Birmingham, AL

Copper Alloy
Copper Alloy Research and Regulatory Issues (Panel 14-083)
Sylvia Canino, Colonial Metals Co., Columbia, PA
David Neff, retired, Willoughby, OH
Steven Tefft, A.Y. McDonald Mfg Co., Dubuque, IA

Engineering
Decreasing Energy Usage in the Foundry (14-074)
Chris Leuteritz, Patriot Foundry & Castings, Franklin, NH

Electrical Demand – How to Control Energy Spend Effectively (Panel 14-142)

Mark Stromberg, Powerit Solutions, Seattle, WA
Matthew Smith, Rayteq LLC, Healdsburg, CA
Michael Nutt, Inductotherm Corp, Rancocas, NJ

Molding Methods & Materials
Thermal Property Database For Investment Casting Shells (14-020)
Mingzhi Xu, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO
Simon Lekakh, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO
Von Richards, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

Evaluation Of 3D Printed Polymers For Investment Casting Expendable Patterns (14-023)
Mary Seals, ATI Allvac, Monroe, NC
Shawn McKinney, Grede Radford, Radford, VA
Patrick Stockhausen, Carpenter Technology, Reading, PA
Alan Druschitz, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Shawn Bottoms, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA



Aluminum
New Format!! Roundtable Discussion: Best Practices for Aluminum Casting. (Panel 14-170)
Steve Robison, American Foundry Society, Schaumburg, IL
Brian Began, Foseco, Cleveland, OH
Geoffrey Sigworth, GKS Engineering Services, Dunedin, FL
Rafael Gallo, Molten Metal Equipment Innovations, North Royalton, OH

3:45 PM-5:15 PM


Magnesium
Report On AFS Melt Cleanliness Project (Project # 11-12#04) (14-014)
Comondore Ravindran, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Abdallah Elsayed, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Sophie Lun Sin, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Grain Refinement of AZ91E and Mg-9 wt.% Al Binary Alloys Using Zinc Oxide (14-012)
Subrata Saha, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Comondore Ravindran, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada


Engineering
AFS R&D Energy Project Update: Savings Opportunities for Melt Deck, Shakeout and Air-Handling Systems (14-092)
James Wiczer, Sensor Synergy Inc., Vernon Hills, IL
Brad Tidd, North Vernon Industry Corp., North Vernon, IN

Utilizing Competition for Energy Procurement (Panel 14-173)

Brian Reinke, TDI Consulting Inc, Lemont, IL
Phillip Golden, EMEX, Houston, TX
Todd Bennett, EMEX, Houston, TX

Melting Methods & Materials
Is Your Facility Ready for an OSHA Compliance Inspection? (Panel 14-116)
Johnny Hill, Martin Foundry, Dallas, TX
Fred Kohloff, American Foundry Society, Schaumburg, IL

Marketing
Digital Media: The Face of Your Company (14-163)
Wayne Drescher, Bremen Castings Inc., Bremen, IN


Molding Methods & Materials
New Format!! Roundtable Discussion: Causes and Solutions to Defects Related to Green Sand (Panel 14-166)
Mike Slaydon, Rochester Metal Products Corp, Rochester, IN
Brad Harris, Bremen Castings Inc, Bremen, IN
Mary Wolfe, Deeter Foundry Inc., Lincoln, NE

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

7:30 AM-9:00 AM

8:30 AM-10:00 AM


Molding Methods & Materials
Three Dimensional Printed Molds for Titanium Casting Applications (14-029)
Sairam Ravi, University of Northern Iowa, Metal Casting Center, Cedar Falls, IA
Jerry Thiel, University of Northern Iowa, Metal Casting Center, Cedar Falls, IA

Evaluation of a 3D Light Cured Sand for Rapid Casting Technology (14-062)
Hemant Bohra, Graduate Student, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Sam Ramrattan, Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Margaret Joyce, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI


Aluminum
Understanding High Thermal Conductivity Die Steels (14-084)
Alex Monroe, Magma Foundry Technologies Inc, Schaumburg, IL

On the Mechanical Properties and Fracture Behavior of Zr and Ti-Containing Al-15vol% B4C Based Metal Matrix Composites (14-036)
Mohamed F. Ibrahim, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
Hany R. Ammar, PhD, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Agnes Samuel, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
Mahmoud Soliman, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Abdulhakim Almajid, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fawzy Samuel, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada


Engineering
Using a Cokeless Cupola (Panel 14-127)
David Kasun, Kuttner LLC, Port Washington, WI
Monte Burnham, EC&S Inc., Birmingham, AL

Cast Iron
Heavy Section Ductile Iron Castings (Panel 14-129)
Matthew Shaner, Elyria Foundry Company, Elyria, OH
Tom Walton, Grede - Columbiana, Columbiana, AL
Brandon Reneau, Caterpillar Inc, Mapleton, IL
John McGoldrick, Hodge Foundry, Greenville, PA

Casting Design & Purchasing
Introduction to Casting Processes and Alloys (Panel 14-151)
Alfred Spada, American Foundry Society, Schaumburg, IL
Leo Baran, American Foundry Society, Schaumburg, IL, US
Scott Lammers, American Foundry Society, Schaumburg, IL
Kevin Fleischmann, The Institute, Schaumburg, IL

8:45 AM-11:45 AM


Workshops & Seminars
Roadmap to Sustainability (Panel 14-152)
Dana Cooper, Fairmount Minerals Ltd, Benton Harbor, MI
John Bradburn, General Motors, Warren, MI
Bryant Esch, CHMM, Waupaca Foundry, Inc., Waupaca, WI
Jeffrey Zeman, Kohler Co., Kohler, WI
Mellisa Mooren, Kohler Co., Kohler, WI
Cora Lee Mooney, BrownFlynn, Highland Heights, OH

10:15 AM-11:45 AM


Engineering
Managing Quality Risk (Panel 14-090)
Theodore Schorn, Enkei America, Inc., Columbus, IN
Nick Fox, Galesburg Castings, Inc., Galesburg, IL
Kenley Hansen, Waupaca Foundry Inc., Waupaca, WI

Molding Methods & Materials
Silver Anniversary Paper: Testing of Green Sand With Core Sand Dilution and Other Additives (14-005)
Victor LaFay, IMERYS, Cincinnati, OH

Comparing Aeration to Gravity Filled Green Sands with Thermal Erosion Testing (14-063)
Sam Ramrattan, Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Mo Khoshgoftar, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Hiroyasu Makino, Sintokogio Ltd, Aichi, Japan
Minoru Hirata, Sintokogio Ltd, Aichi, Japan
Shuji Takasu, Sintokogio Ltd, Aichi, Japan
Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Sintokogio Ltd,, Aichi, Japan


Aluminum
Clean Aluminum Processing: New Avenues For Measurement and Analysis (14-007)
Shaymus Hudson, Worcester Polytechnic Insitute, Worcester, MA
Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

Shrinkage, Feeding and Riser Design (14-002)
Geoffrey Sigworth, GKS Engineering Services, Dunedin, FL

Experience in the Direct Pour Casting of an Aluminum A356 Blade (14-003)
Franco Chiesa, Centre de métallurgie du Québec, Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada
Nicolas Giguère, Centre de Métallurgie du Québec, Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada
David Levasseur, Centre de métallurgie du Québec, Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada
Bernard Duchesne, Collège de Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada


Casting Design & Purchasing
Design Analysis - Past Winners of Casting of the Year (Panel 14-154)
Chris Witt, Dotson Iron Castings, Mankato, MN
Mark Osborne, Denison Industries, Denison, TX
Jeff Cook, Eagle Alloy Inc., Muskegon, MI
Sandy Salisbury-Linton, Tonkawa Foundry Inc., Tonkawa, OK

11:45 AM-1:45 PM

2:00 PM-3:30 PM


Cast Iron
Austemperability of Intercritically Austempered Ductile Iron (IADI) (14-070)
Ricardo Aristizabal, University of Antioquia, Antioquia, Colombia
Kathy Hayrynen, Applied Process Inc., Livonia, MI
Robin Foley, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
John Griffin, University of Alabama/Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Charles Monroe, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

The Effect of Minimizing Rare Earth Elements during Nodulizing Treatments and the Inoculation of Ductile Iron (14-004)
Iulian Riposan, POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
V. Uta, POLITEHNICA UNIVERSITY of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
S Stan, POLITEHNICA UNIVERSITY of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Rodney Naro, ASI International Ltd., Cleveland, OH
David Williams, ASI International Ltd., Columbus, OH

Kinetics Of Graphite Expansion During the Solidification of Lamellar and Spheroidal Graphite Iron (14-006)
Gorka Alonso, Azterlan, Durango, Spain
Doru M. Stefanescu, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Ramon Suarez, Veigalan Estudio, Durango, Spain
Aitor Loizaga, Azterlan, Durango, Spain
Gorka Zarrabeitia, Azterlan, Durango, Spain


Engineering
Basics for Effective Simulation (Panel 14-114)
David Schmidt, Finite Solutions Inc, Slinger, WI
Rafael Nariman, RNariman Metal-Casting Consulting, Inc., Sarasota, FL
Krishnan Venkatesan, Stahl Specialty Co., Kingsville, MO
Stahl Specialty Co., Warrensburg, MO
Mark Collins, Stahl Specialty Co., Warrensburg, MO
Chunsheng Li, Caterpillar Inc., Champaign, IL

Aluminum
Evolution of Intermetallic Phases in Multicomponent Al-Si Foundry Alloys Containing Different Cu, Mg and Fe Content (14-056)
Mousa Javidani, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
Daniel Larouche, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
X. Grant Chen, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada

Alloy Development For Highly Stressed Diesel Engine Cylinder Heads (14-008)
Bruno Bourassa, Rio Tinto Alcan, Jonquière, QC, Canada
J. Fred Major, Rio Tinto Alcan, Jonquière, QC, Canada
Danny Jean, Rio Tinto Alcan, La baie, QC, Canada
Francis Breton, Rio Tinto Alcan, Jonquiere, QC, Canada

High Temperature Performance of Al-Si-Cu-Mg Type Alloys for Automotive Applications (14-034)
Saleh Alkantani, PhD, Salman Bin Abdulaziz University, Alkharj, Saudi Arabia
Adel Mohamed, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
Fawzy Samuel, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada


Marketing
Game Theory Applied to Foundry Business Development (14-143)
David Knapp, Glidewell Foundry, Calera, AL


Casting Design & Purchasing
Supplier Selection (Panel 14-155)
Michael Nash, John Deere Foundry, Waterloo, IA
Tom Kayser, Osco Industries Inc, Portsmouth, OH
James White, Caterpillar, Mossville, IL

2:00 PM-5:15 PM


Molding Methods & Materials
Additive Manufacturing for Metal Casting Applications (Panel 14-077)
Sheila Dickey, John Deere Foundry Waterloo, Waterloo, IA
Keith Gerber, Hoosier Pattern, Decatur, IN
Rick Lucas, The ExOne Company, North Huntingdon, PA
Brandon Lamoncha, Humtown Products, Columbiana, OH
Bronson Lamoncha, Humtown Products, Columbiana, OH
Jerry Thiel, University of Northern Iowa, Metal Casting Center, Cedar Falls, IA
Dave Rittmeyer, Hoosier Pattern Inc., Decatur, IN

Workshops & Seminars
The Price of Trust: Increasing Safety through Leadership Development (Panel 14-148)
Geordie Aitken, Aitken Leadership Group, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Paul Lynes, Finger Lynes Engineering, Nashville, TN
Slavin OSH Group, LLC, Chicago, IL
Aitken Leadership Group, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Thomas Slavin, Slavin OSH Group, LLC, Chicago, IL
Pat Boddy, RDG USA, Des Moines, IA

3:45 PM-5:15 PM


Engineering
Process Improvement Methodologies (Panel 14-080)
David Hughes, DS&D Cast Solutions Inc., Pelham, AL
Tonya Burgess, Sivyer Steel Corp, Bettendorf, IA
Theodore Schorn, Enkei America, Inc., Columbus, IN


Cast Iron
Effect Of Carbon Equivalent and Alloying Elements On The Tensile Properties Of Superfine Interdendritic Graphite Irons (14-009)
Edurne Aguado, IK4-Azterlan, Durango, Spain
Doru M. Stefanescu, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Jon Sertucha, IK4-Azterlan, Durango (Biskaia), Spain
Pello Larranaga, IK4 Azterlan, Durango, Spain
Ramon Suarez, Veigalan Estudio, Durango, Spain

Numerical Simulation of Core Gas Defects in Steel Castings (14-018)
Liping Xue, Flow Science Inc., Santa Fe, NM
Melissa Carter, MSc ME, Flow Science Inc., Santa Fe, NM
Chunsheng Li, Caterpillar Inc., Champaign, IL
Zhiping Lin, Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, IL
Caian Qiu, Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, IL
Adrian Catalina, Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, IL

High Strength Cast Iron Castings Produced By Engineered Cooling – Technical Concept (14-015)
Simon Lekakh, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO


Aluminum
Microstructural Characterization and Thermodynamic Simulation of Cast Al-Zn-Mg-Cu Alloys (14-069)
Robin Foley, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Maria Diana David, University of Alabama/Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
John Griffin, University of Alabama/Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Charles Monroe, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Permanent Mold Casting of a Structural Component from Al Alloy 206 (Panel 14-085)

David Weiss, Eck Industries, Inc., Manitowoc, WI
Jiten Shah, Product Development & Analysis LLC, Naperville, IL
Yemi Fasoyinu, CanmetMATERIALS, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Marketing
Foundries are Closing All Over the World - Is Yours at Risk? (14-054)
Mark Mehling, Take Control Marketing, Port Orange, FL

7:00 PM-10:00 PM

Thursday, April 10, 2014

8:30 AM-10:00 AM


Environmental Health & Safety
EHS Hot Topics (Panel 14-046)
Jeet Radia, McWane Inc., Birmingham, AL
Mark Remlinger, Matthews International Corp, Pittsburg, PA
Thomas Slavin, Slavin OSH Group, LLC, Chicago, IL
Jeff Hannapel, The Policy Group, Rockville, MD
Stephanie Salmon, Potomac Government Relations, Washington, DC

Cast Iron
Influence Of Mn And S On Mechanical Properties Of Gray Cast Iron: Part I – Historical Perspective (14-079)
Richard Gundlach, Element Materials Technology, Wixom, MI

Influence of Mn and S on Mechanical Properties of Gray Cast Iron - Part II: Experimental Design (14-031)
Matthew Meyer, Bremen Castings Inc, Bremen, IN
Richard Gundlach, Element Materials Technology, Wixom, MI
David Williams, ASI International Ltd., Columbus, OH
Leonard Winardi, Charlotte Pipe, Charlotte, NC

Influence of Mn and S on Mechanical Properties of Gray Cast Iron - Part III: Testing and Analysis (14-158)
Richard Gundlach, Element Materials Technology, Wixom, MI
Matthew Meyer, Bremen Castings Inc, Bremen, IN
Leonard Winardi, Charlotte Pipe, Charlotte, NC


Molding Methods & Materials
Improvements to Disc-Shaped Specimens for Control of PUCB Sand Systems (14-061)
Sam Ramrattan, Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Mo Khoshgoftar, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Michael Konkel, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Joseph Muniza, ASK Chemicals, Dublin, OH
Andrew Pike, Project Manager, ASK Chemicals, Dublin, OH

Causes and Solutions to Veining Defects in Iron and Steel Castings (14-030)
Jerry Thiel, University of Northern Iowa, Metal Casting Center, Cedar Falls, IA
Sairam Ravi, University of Northern Iowa, Metal Casting Center, Cedar Falls, IA


Aluminum
Parameters Controlling the Impact Properties and Fracture Behavior of Al-2%Cu Based Cast Alloys (14-033)
Emad Elgallad, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
Agnes Samuel, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
Herbert Doty, General Motors, Pontiac, MI
Fawzy Samuel, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada

Heat Treatment of Aluminum Castings with Casting Process Simulation (14-087)
Steve Sikorski, Magma Foundry Technologies Inc., Schaumburg, IL

Marking and Traceability of Aluminum Cast Parts (14-078)
Dave Sweet, Mecco Marking & Traceability, Cranberry Township, PA


Casting Design & Purchasing
Prototyping in Lost Foam and Use of Casting Modeling Early in the Design Process (Panel 14-156)
Vadim Pikhovich, Magma Foundry Technologies Inc., Schaumburg, IL
Michael Johnston, Lost Foam Group International, Alexander City, AL
Carlos Esparza, Pure Power Technologies Metalcastings Group, Waukesha, WI

10:15 AM-12:00 PM

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

2:00 PM-3:30 PM


Steel
Effect of Normalizing on Grain Refined 1030 (14-010)
Robert Tuttle, Ph.D., Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI

The Effect Of Silicon Content On The Dynamic Fracture Toughness Of High Manganese and Aluminum Steels (14-022)
Laura Bartlett, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
David Van Aken, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

As-Cast Mechanical Properties Of Lightweight Steel (14-016)
Daniel Field, Missouri University of Science and Engineering, Rolla, MO
David Van Aken, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO


Casting Design & Purchasing
The Ten-Step Program for Casting Defect Analysis (14-134)
Kevin Fleischmann, The Institute, Schaumburg, IL
Scott Lammers, American Foundry Society, Schaumburg, IL


Molding Methods & Materials
Predicting Changes in Dimensional Accuracy of Steel Castings (14-115)
Kyle Patterson, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA


Molding Methods & Materials
The Application of Casting Simulation for the Investment Casting Process (Panel 14-159)
David Schmidt, Finite Solutions Inc, Slinger, WI
Shelly Dutler, Magma Foundry Technologies Inc., Schaumburg, IL
Russell Gallagher, Bescast Inc., Willoughby, OH
Devon Parker, Bescast Inc., Willoughby, OH
Sam Scott, ESI North America, Farmington Hills, MI
Ron Aultman, Conbraco Industries Inc, Conway, SC
James Sturgeon, Conbraco Industries Inc., Conway, SC

3:45 PM-5:15 PM



Steel
Novel Silica Refractory for Small Sized Steel Ladles (14-026)
Siddhartha Biswas, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Evaluating Chemical Homogeneity in the Performance of Eglin Steel (14-017)
Terrell Webb, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO
David Van Aken, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO
Simon Lekakh, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

Effects of Gating Design on Stainless Steel Casting Cleanliness (14-171)
Delin Li, CanmetMATERIALS, Hamilton, ON, Canada


Cast Iron
Computerization in the Foundry Industry (Panel 14-132)
George Kokos, Caterpillar Inc, Dunlap, IL
James Wiczer, Sensor Synergy Inc., Barrington, IL
Michael Wiczer, Sensor Synergy Inc., Barrington, IL
Sensor Synergy Inc., Vernon Hills, IL
North Vernon Industry Corp., North Vernon, IN
Brad Tidd, North Vernon Industry Corp., North Vernon, IN

Aluminum
Heat Treatment Pyrometry: Meeting AMS 2750E and NADCAP Challenges (14-076)
Ron Ingalls, Carley Foundry Inc., Blaine, MN

Practical Advice for Improving Aluminum Heat Treating (Panel 14-128)

David Weiss, Eck Industries, Inc., Manitowoc, WI
Mark Osborne, Denison Industries, Denison, TX
Randy Oehrlein, Carley Foundry, Blaine, MN

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Friday, April 11, 2014

8:30 AM-9:15 AM

9:15 AM-10:15 AM


Hoyt Memorial Lecture
It’s All About Marketing (14-041)
Kathy Hayrynen, Applied Process Inc., Livonia, MI

10:30 AM-12:30 PM