Case Studies

Case Study: Strand Design

HPI Case Study   Customer: Strand Design; Chicago, Illinois Part: Fourneau Bread Oven Batch Size: Prototype to Tooling  Material Cast: Gray Iron  What it is:  The Fourneau Oven is a cast-iron container that goes inside of an oven. It is designed to make bread using the no knead method made famous by Mark Bittman of The New York Times. The device's…

Case Study: OK Foundry & Oswalds Mill Audio

HPI Case Study Client: OK Foundry, Richmond VA  End User: Oswalds Mill Audio Product: Cast Iron Open Baffle Loudspeaker Background OK Foundry, an iron foundry based in Richmond VA well known for their architectural castings, was recently involved in creating a very unusual end product: a large, freestanding open baffle speakers made of gray iron. The dimensions…