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Metal Casting Technologies : September 2006
Contents September 2006 Volume 52 - No 3, September 2006 WHO'S WHO OF METALS -- ANNUAL 2006/7 3 04 EDITORIAL 05 FROM THE PUBLISHER 06 BRIEFINGS 12 AFI -- PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE 14 ASIAN FOUNDRY OVERVIEW 2006 15 China 26 India 28 Thailand 31 Philippines 34 Australia 36 Indonesia 36 Malaysia 38 New Zealand 39 Singapore 39 Taiwan 39 Vietnam TECHNICAL FEATURES 42 It's Hot Work for Die Steels By Dr John Pearce OVER VIEW Foundry2006 FRONT COVER Photo is courtesy of Ajax Foundry, NSW Australia. Ajax Foundry has been a user of Foseco Carbonin for many years. Carbonin has provided Ajax Foundry with a consistently high carbon pick-up, producing good quality grey and ductile irons. Asian 2006/7 119 14 50 Cast Metal Engineering By Amit Joshi 64 Energy & Aluminium By Dr Phil Ramsell 74 Technical Requirements of Refractory Materials By Jens Decker, Tom Atkins, David Mintz, Karel Hoeksma, Roy Ovink 84 Autocast - Casting Design Assistant By Professor B Ravi 88 BACK TO BASICS Defect Diagnosis in Iron Castings By Jeff Meredith 91 BACK TO THE FLOOR Enameling of Gray Irons By John Hermes D Bautista 94 FORTHCOMING EVENTS CHINESE CONTENT 96 Back to Basics 99 Back to the Floor 102 Forthcoming Events 96 99 102 106 PRODUCTS 110 SUBSCRIPTION FORM 111 WEBSITE SHOWCASE 119 2006 ANNUAL BUYER'S GUIDE