Monthly Archives: April 2015


The design freedoms inherent in investment casting help keep aluminum metal matrix composites cost effective. Paul Mikkola, Retired, Hitchiner Manufacturing, Milford, New Hampshire, and Bruce Willson, O’Fallon Casting, O’Fallon, Missouri The particulate silicon carbide reinforcement in aluminum alloy metal matrix composite (MMC) enhances this lightweight material with improved mechanical property […]

Investment Casting Metal Matrix Composites








Endurance Technologies Ltd, Pune, is one of India’s leading aluminum diecasting companies, providing complete solutions for cast wheel, suspension, transmission and brake products. Endur-ance Technologies has received the “Best Casting Award” at Alucast 2010 for its flywheel housing casting. The flywheel housing, an essential part of an engine, is mounted […]

Change the Process, Reduce the Weight



The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII), Detroit, has cut the ribbon to officially open its new innovation acceleration center. The 100,000 sq.-ft. facility in Detroit is part of a national network of research institutions and industrial companies geared toward advancing America’s leadership in manufacturing technology. The center’s focus […]

ALMMII Opens Detroit Innovation Acceleration Center