5/11 2022

CADS: Search alloy options by mechanical properties

2024-02-02T08:23:53-05:00May 11th, 2022|Success Stories|

Before the Casting Alloy Data Search (CADS) tool, casting suppliers lacked a way to efficiently identify casting design options that would meet requirements. The American Foundry Society (AFS), through the American Metalcasting Consortium's Innovative Casting Technologies (ICT) program, has continued to improve CADS by adding a mechanical property slide bar search.

3/9 2022

AMC’s ICON wins 2020 Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award

2024-02-02T08:23:59-05:00March 9th, 2022|Success Stories|

The American Metalcasting Consortium's (AMC) Integrated Casting Ordering Network (ICON) won the 2020 Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award, announced at the Defense Manufacturing Conference in Colorado in December!

9/14 2021

AMC coordinates research of 3D Printed Sand Molding for Complicated Castings

2023-05-18T08:26:52-04:00September 14th, 2021|Success Stories|

An American Metalcasting Consortium research project is focused on using 3D printed sand molding for the production of complex, metal-ceramic composite casings. This gives the designer significantly more freedom than conventional green sand or bonded sand molding.

1/10 2021

AMC die coatings project produces significant cost savings

2023-05-18T08:29:24-04:00January 10th, 2021|Success Stories|

AMC collaborated with the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA), The Colorado School of Mines (CSM), Mercury Marine, and Phygen Coatings to enhance the development of non-sticking and self-lubricating coatings for metal molds to reduce cycle time, decrease process costs, and improve part quality.

3/27 2019

American Metalcasting Consortium assists Defense Logistics Agency in development of Integrated Casting Ordering Network

2023-05-18T08:30:53-04:00March 27th, 2019|Success Stories|

Using the Integrated Casting Ordering Network (ICON) web portal, the Defense Logistics Agency saved $275k on a recent purchase of critical airplane parts.

10/16 2018

AMC delivers innovative metalcasting solutions and best-value support to our warfighters

2023-05-18T08:30:55-04:00October 16th, 2018|Success Stories|

By enabling collaboration between government, industry, and academia, the American Metalcasting Consortium (AMC) successfully delivers innovative metalcasting solutions and best-value support to our warfighters.

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