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  • The Ductile Iron News

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    To Promote the production and application of ductile iron castings Issue 3, 2005

    Click Here For more Details

    FEATURES

    Ductile Iron Society AwardsScholarships

    ARTICLES

    Ductile Iron Treatment Optimization

    Green Sand - The Process of theFuture

    PDF ARTICLES

    Applications for AustemperedDuctile Iron Castings

    An ADI Alternative for a HeavyDuty Truck Lower Control Arm

    Ten Steps to Improving CastingYield in Ductile Iron Foundries

    DEPARTMENTS

    News Briefs Advertisers Back Issues DIS Home Page

    The Ductile Iron Society Learns About Non-Destructive Testing From

    Hickman, Williamsand

    The Modal Shop

    View Ductile Iron Related Publications

    Located in Strongsville, Ohio, USA15400 Pearl Road, Suite 234; Strongsville,Ohio 44136 Billing Address: 2802 Fisher Road, Columbus, Ohio 43204 Phone (440) 665-3686; Fax (440) 878-0070email:jwood@ductile.org

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  • The Ductile Iron News

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    To Promote the production and application of ductile iron castings Issue 3, 2005

    FEATURES

    Ductile Iron Society AwardsScholarships

    ARTICLES

    Ductile Iron Treatment Optimization

    Green Sand - The Process of theFuture

    PDF ARTICLES

    Applications for AustemperedDuctile Iron Castings

    An ADI Alternative for a HeavyDuty Truck Lower Control Arm

    Ten Steps to Improving CastingYield in Ductile Iron Foundries

    DEPARTMENTS

    News Briefs Advertisers Back Issues DIS Home Page

    The Modal ShopPart Quality Inspection Application:

    NDT - Resonant Acoustic Method

    View and Print this brochure

    View Ductile Iron Related Publications

    Located in Strongsville, Ohio, USA15400 Pearl Road, Suite 234; Strongsville,Ohio 44136 Billing Address: 2802 Fisher Road, Columbus, Ohio 43204 Phone (440) 665-3686; Fax (440) 878-0070email:jwood@ductile.org

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  • The Ductile Iron News

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    To Promote the production and application of ductile iron castings Issue 3, 2005

    FEATURES

    Ductile Iron Society AwardsScholarships

    ARTICLES

    Ductile Iron Treatment Optimization

    Green Sand - The Process of theFuture

    PDF ARTICLES

    Applications for AustemperedDuctile Iron Castings

    An ADI Alternative for a HeavyDuty Truck Lower Control Arm

    Ten Steps to Improving CastingYield in Ductile Iron Foundries

    DEPARTMENTS

    News Briefs Advertisers Back Issues DIS Home Page

    Ultra-Nod Nodularity Tester Developed byHickman, Williams & Company

    Ultrasonic velocity nodularity tester developedby: Hickman, Williams & Company.Uses small coupons for rapid nodularitycheck.Excellent for process control for Ductile Iron production.Accurate, fast, repeatable.Minimal training required.Rugged construction. Stainless steel tank, heavy wall steelframe, copper plumbing.Used on foundry floor close to the molten metal processingarea.Manual load/unload.Go/No Go system.Customized to fit individual foundry controls.Can be linked with the foundry process control and datacollection.No sample cutting, polishing and microscope reading.Sampling cups can be provided.

    Sold Exclusively By: Hickman, Williams & Company

    Equipment Group Division330 Detroit Ave. Suite D

    Monroe, Mi 48162Phone: (734) 243-6110 Fax: (734) 243-6131

    www.hicwilco.comemail: dvanstone@hilwilco.com

    Coupon Accept/Reject Screen

    Test Tank with Fixture

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  • The Ductile Iron News

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    Velocity vs. Nodularity in DI

    Typical Coupons and Mold

    Velocity % Nodularity Velocity* % Nodularity2247 100

    Note: The above table is for reference only. Each foundry needsto develop its own calibration values for nodularity acceptance.

    *Absolute values for example 0.2203 inches per microseconds.

    View Located in Strongsville, Ohio, USA

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  • The Ductile Iron News

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    To Promote the production and application of ductile iron castings Issue 3, 2005

    FEATURES

    Ductile Iron Society AwardsScholarships

    ARTICLES

    Ductile Iron Treatment Optimization

    Green Sand - The Process of theFuture

    PDF ARTICLES

    Applications for AustemperedDuctile Iron Castings

    An ADI Alternative for a HeavyDuty Truck Lower Control Arm

    Ten Steps to Improving CastingYield in Ductile Iron Foundries

    DEPARTMENTS

    News Briefs Advertisers Back Issues DIS Home Page

    Ductile Iron Society Awards Scholarships

    At the 2005 FEF College/Industry Conference, three MillisScholarships were awarded. The awards went to Jeremy McLimansfrom the University of Wisconsin at Plattville, Sara Weigle fromTri-State University, and Andrew Admiston from Tennessee Tech.

    Each received $2,500 with which to help pay for their education.

    The year 2006 will mark fifteen years that The Millis Scholarshiphas been helping students to continue their education and become apart of the foundry industry. The Millis Fund was established withindustry donations in memory of Keith D. Millis, the inventor ofductile iron. If you would like to contribute to the fund andcontinue to help the foundry people for the future, contact JackHall at the Ductile Iron Society.(440) 734-8040 or jhall@ductile.org.

    A total of 337 people236 industry and university people attendedthis years conference, along with 101 student delegatesrepresenting 25 FEF accredited schools and 2 FEF affiliatedschools. This unique conference brought together top industryexecutives, FEF Board Members, Key Professors, universityofficials and top student delegatesall interested in metal casting.Bill Barrett of Neenah Foundry was the conference chairman.

    The Industry Information Session held on Thursday, November 10,offered students an up-close and personal look at the industry. Italso gave the 42 participating companies, the most cost-effectiveway to see some of the top metal casting students in the country allin one place.

    During the General Session on Friday, the Keynote address wasgiven by Paul Mikkola, President and Chief Executive of MetalCasting Technology, Inc., New Hampshire. This years threepanelists included Dan Kintner, Engineering Staff at Honda ofAmerica, Ohio and an FEF scholar from the Pittsburg State;Rodney Burkhardt, Assistant Plant Manager at Metal Technologies,Wisconsin and an FEF scholar from Western Michigan; and SandyLoftus Calabrese, Production Superintendent with General Motorsin Indiana and an FEF scholar from the Michigan Tech.

    The FEF Annual Banquet was held at the Drake Hotel in Chicagoon Friday night, November 11. Special FEF recognition awardswere presented to: Foundry of the yearHonda of America Mfg.in Ohio, Supplier of the yearApplied Process in Michigan; andSociety/Association of the yearthe North American Die CastingAssociation. FEFs highest award, the E.J. Walsh Award, waspresented at the banquet as well. The award went to PresidentLifetime Patron, Conner Warren, retired from Citation Corporation,Alabama. Also, at the banquet, both the students and industryattendees enjoyed internationally acclaimed

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