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Investment Casting Product Group Meeting

We have arranged for the first meeting of the group to be at Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac, WI. The dates of the meeting are:

4.14.10 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Technical Meeting.

The agenda for the meeting will include

  1. Work on waxes, foam patterns and shell cracking - Von Richards, MS&T
  2. Benefits of the MS&T work - a practical use to solve a manufacturing problem - Rick Bauer, Mercury Marine
  3. Training, a discussion of the needs and how we can develop a program for investment casters - Leader Malcolm Blair, SFSA
  4. Casting defects - an industry survey and metallographic examination.
  5. Inclusions - John Griffin, UAB (to be confirmed)
  6. SFSA Update - A review of the activities of SFSA - Malcolm Blair, SFSA
  7. Attendee Roundtable - Your latest problem or how you solved a problem. - Each company needs to provide input for this discussion.

Group Dinner (Dutch Treat) in the evening.

4.15.10 - 8:30 am - Plant tour of Mercury Marine Investment Casting Facility.

Mark the date on your calendar. I will send information on hotel recommendations and the meeting room as it becomes available.

Malcolm Blair
VP Technology, SFSA
Chairman/Secretary ISO TC17/SC11
Steel Founders' Society of America
780 McArdle Drive - Unit G
Crystal Lake
IL 60014
USA

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