In the News with the American Foundry Society
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In the News with the American Foundry Society

In the American Foundry Society’s November/December newsletter, Denise Kapel interviewed our very own Steve Murray about new rapid manufacturing methods in an article title, “Sprint to the Finish: Rapid manufacturing methods streamline low volume production“. Denise writes, “Metalcasters and casting buyers have more options than ever before among the methods for making molds and cores….

Additive Manufacturing at Linear Mold
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Additive Manufacturing at Linear Mold

Modern Machine Shop‘s website is rapidly becoming one of our favorite places to watch videos that never fail to capture our imagination. In the video below, the good folks at Linear Mold & Engineering, who specialize in 3D printing of metal parts, show how they are pushing the possibilites of additive manufacturing by “growing” metal parts that…

Additive Manufacturing’s Future
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Additive Manufacturing’s Future

We’re fascinated by this video we came across with Pete Zelinski, Senior Editor for Modern Machine Shop and Editor-In-Chief for Additive Manufacturing. He’s speaking about trends and answering questions about the future of additive manufacturing: Zelinski really hits the nail on the head when he says additive manufacturings growth relies on “designers becoming more aware of…

A Racing Engine Oil Pump Produced through Addictive Manufacturing

A Racing Engine Oil Pump Produced through Addictive Manufacturing

 This week’s Must See video and article comes from Modern Machine Shop. Gears are expensive parts to make in small quantities. This video from 3D Systems describes how just one gear—for an oil pump—was critical to overcoming a problem with excessive oil pressure in a Mitsubishi 4G63 race engine for a car run at over 185…

Scouring The World For News About 3D Printing and Other Cool Stuff

Scouring The World For News About 3D Printing and Other Cool Stuff

In our never ending search for cool news about 3D printing and foundry related information, we have two sites for you to check out. Spin Casting Miniature Soldiers  Our first site comes from Foundry Management & Technology Magazine, and it features a great video on spin casting miniature soldiers by an Australian entrepreneur  who shows us what he’s…

Free Tickets For  RAPID 2014 Exhibition Hall
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Free Tickets For RAPID 2014 Exhibition Hall

These past few months have been busy, and June is no exception. We’ll be at the 2014 RAPID Conference and Expo June 9-12 in Detroit. RAPID is a great destination for learning, networking, and growing your business with additive manufacturing and 3D printing. Dave Rittmeyer and Steve Murray are attending and, to celebrate the event,…

Case Study: OK Foundry & Oswalds Mill Audio
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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…

Pump Castings Using 3-D Printing
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Pump Castings Using 3-D Printing

The March issue of “Pumps & Systems” a monthly magazine who deliver relevant industry news coverage and powerful technical information to 42,500 BPA-qualified managers, engineers, operators and maintenance professionals around the world has an article by HPI’s Steve Murray. Steve talks about how 3-D printing can positively impact pump castings and eliminate the need for core…