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JULY 2017 A PUBLICATION OF THE AMERICAN FOUNDRY SOCIETY P. 18 P. 36 VOLUME 107 | NUMBER 7


COLUMNS 9 Editorial


Thinking Local S. WETZEL


16 Washington Alert EPA Extends Deadline for 2015 Ozone Standard S. SALMON, J. HANNAPEL AND C. RICHTER


41 Novel Solutions Feeling Smart S. WETZEL


DEPARTMENTS 3 From Online


P. 26


18 Industry Eyes Changing Tides in Washington Regulatory reform, tax reform, trade, silica and infrastructure are priority legislative issues for the U.S. metalcasting industry this year. A MODERN CASTING STAFF REPORT


22 Reshoring and Metalcasting: Why It Matters With reshoring on the upswing, metalcasters can take advantage of its benefits to help their companies succeed. A MODERN CASTING STAFF REPORT


26 Frazier & Frazier Knows Its Way


The Texas metalcasting facility relies on metallurgical controls, technology and training to provide excellent customer service. S. WETZEL


30 Validating Process Simulation to Experimentation for Reinforced Sand Molds


Simulation results confirmed the locations of stress concentration and demonstrated accuracy with the actual temperature profiles and cracking locations. Y. LU, H. WANG, A. LUO, K. RIPPLINGER


36 Cyber Security: Are You Safe?


The manufacturing industry, including metalcasters, is the third most targeted industry for malicious cyber attacks. E. APARNIEKS


moderncasting.com Cover Design: Mike Berrafato


July 2017 MODERN CASTING | 5 11 Industry News


17 In a World Without Castings


42 Casting Innovations 46 AFS News 48 Metalcasting Supplies 49 Classifieds 55 Advertising Index 56 Shakeout


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