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2010-08-03 06:30:00

HOWELL, Mich., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Chem-Trend, a global manufacturer of process chemical specialties with focus on release agent solutions for a variety of manufacturing industries, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. Chem-Trend provides products for a broad spectrum of industry segments, including the polyurethane, die casting, rubber and rotational molding, tire, and fast growing composite and thermoplastic industries. The company's mold release agents and specialized...

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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...

2009-04-29 08:28:00

- New Process Reduces Material Costs by Up to 80% and is Carbon Neutral - HANFORD, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), a California-based manufacturer of precision recycled aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, is pleased to announce its latest innovation in eco-friendly casting, the Nautilus Core System ("Nautilus Core"). Developed by Thresher Industries, the Nautilus Core is a proprietary bio-degradable manufacturing...

2009-04-27 05:31:00

- Expanded Capabilities Projected to Increase Annual Revenues by $15 Million - HANFORD, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), a California-based manufacturer of precision recycled aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of two Toshiba 350 ton and one hi-bred 650 ton high pressure die casting machine with a Wazniac high performance shot end and all support equipment, including...

2009-02-26 14:13:00

WHEELING, Ill., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement by Daniel L. Twarog, President, North American Die Casting Association, was released today: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NADCALOGO) There is little doubt that the die casting industry is facing its share of challenges during these economic times. Die casters have had to take every measure possible to maintain a profit and stay afloat. However, good news seems to be on the horizon. In a recent...

2009-02-11 15:18:00

WHEELING, Ill., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release of its latest version of the Product Specification Standards for Die Castings Publication, NADCA, The North American Die Casting Association, is offering free individual level membership. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NADCALOGO) "NADCA represents the entire die casting industry," states Daniel L. Twarog, President of NADCA. "With this economic environment we believe it's more important than ever that...

2008-12-19 10:59:00

WHEELING, Ill., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NADCA, The North American Die Casting Association, has received unanimous support from its Board of Governors to implement its own relief initiative for its corporate member base in an industry directly impacted by the stream of economic events. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NADCALOGO ) "Without a doubt the U.S. economy is facing some extremely tough times, its worst in more than a generation. In all reality, this...

2008-12-10 08:31:00

HANFORD, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR) is pleased to announce that the company plans to expand its business through the purchase of high pressure die casting technology. The company has agreed to purchase two Toshiba 350 ton and one hi-bred 650 ton high pressure die casting machine with a Wazniac high performance shot end and all support equipment including efficient high volume melt / hold furnaces. The new work cells will allow...

2008-07-08 03:00:19

By Anonymous CastExpo'08 featured 66 worthy technical presentations. The following is a look at 10 that offer information immediately useful to metalcasters. 1 Cleaner Aluminum Melts in Foundries 2 Aging Effect on Gist Iron Machinability 3 Reducing Gas From Cores in Magnesium Melts 4 Desirable Sand Properties With Aeration Filling 5 Effect of Ti and N on Iron Age Strengthening 6 Improving B206 Aluminum-Copper Lost Foam Casting 7 Modification of Ai-Si Casting Alloys 8...


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