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2010-04-19 08:22:37

Conventional die castings can be made stronger using new, more environmentally friendly technologies developed by CSIRO. The two new technologies "“ a dynamic gating system and the "ËœATM runner system' "“ produce high-integrity castings with fine-grained microstructure and low porosity by improving the feed of molten metal into the casting. Both systems are suitable for use with aluminum and magnesium alloys. "This is accomplished by influencing the flow behavior of the...

2010-04-17 16:08:45

Conventional die castings can be made stronger using new, more environmentally friendly technologies developed by CSIRO The two new technologies "“ a dynamic gating system and the "ËœATM runner system' "“ produce high-integrity castings with fine-grained microstructure and low porosity by improving the feed of molten metal into the casting. Both systems are suitable for use with aluminium and magnesium alloys. "This is accomplished by influencing the flow behaviour of...

2010-04-08 07:15:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CMT) today announced results for the year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2009 was $1,018,000, or $.15 per basic and diluted share, compared with $5,643,000, or $.84 per basic and $.81 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2008. Total net sales for 2009 were $83,339,000 compared with $116,655,000 for 2008. Product sales for...

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2010-04-06 10:36:11

With the help of neural networks, in which complex algorithms are used to monitor critical process steps, engineers are paving the way for zero-defect production in the area of metal powder injection molding. The gain for manufacturers is less waste combined with time savings. The metal components used in the hinges of spectacle frames, surgical instruments or artificial heart valves are often very small. For some years now, manufacturers of components with complex geometries of this type...

2010-01-26 08:23:00

HANFORD, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), a California-based manufacturer of precision aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, announced today that it has received two purchase orders from an S&P 500 company. Thresher began production on both orders and all parts were shipped by the end of 2009. Thresher received two purchase orders for two parts each. After completing inspection and approval, Thresher has finalized...

2009-11-10 07:15:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (Amex: CMT) today announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2009. The Company recorded net income for the third quarter of 2009 of $827,000, or $.12 per basic and diluted share, compared with net income of $1,688,000, or $.25 per basic and $.24 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2008. Total net sales for the third quarter were $24,426,000, compared with...

2009-10-01 08:32:15

Progressive infantile scoliosis responds well to a series of casts: Study When parents are told their babies' scoliosis needs treatment, they often try bracing first. If that fails, they need surgery to place metal rods in their backs with spinal fusion later on. These children face the risk of complications from the surgery and their backs and chests may be stiff for life. New research from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) challenges that treatment convention and may lead...

2009-09-18 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Casting Society of America (CSA) will fete their own on November 2, 2009, at the 25th Annual Artios Awards(R). The award ceremony will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel and simultaneously at The New York Times Building in New York. Cocktails will commence at 5:45 p.m. PST in Los Angeles and 5:30 p.m. EST in New York. Presented yearly for outstanding achievement in casting, awards are given on the criteria of originality, creativity...

2009-09-17 09:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Yoostar Entertainment Group today announced the launch of its Yoostar Casting Tour, a nine city, 25-stop national journey hitting college campuses and malls starting today in Boston and ending in Los Angeles, during which Yoostar will bring its revolutionary system on the road and allow members of the public to compete to be the next big Yoostar superstar. User performances will be uploaded to the Yoostar web site and Facebook for the public and judges to...

2009-08-19 08:07:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Edelbrock is excited to announce the launch of its all-new foundries services website: http://www.edelbrockfoundry.com . Edelbrock has created this website to showcase their foundry capabilities, specializing in sand-cast and permanent mold aluminum castings for automotive and industrial markets. Located in San Jacinto, CA, both Edelbrock foundries are touted as the most modern facilities west of the Mississippi, offering unparalleled aluminum...