In 2017, global production increased to more than 109.8 million metric tons, an increase of 5.3% when compared to the previous year, according to this year’s Modern Casting Census of World Casting Production. The nearly 110 million metric tons of metal castings produced in 2017 represent an increase of 5.5 […]

Global Casting Production Expands

The bulk of A356 castings are poured in permanent molds with solidification times generally less than 10 minutes. This process normally provides the best metallurgical properties when compared to the other common casting processes such as high pressure die casting (traditional or vacuum), sand casting, plaster molding and investment casting. […]

How Properties Vary Throughout a Casting

Large, thin wall and complex precision casting technology of investment casting that has been developed in the automotive field has won a new expansion application. For new energy vehicles, also known as electric or partially-electric cars, the advantages of lightweight component parts are obvious. In this application, the design and […]

The Middle Frame Design for an Electric Car

Click here to see the story in the digital edition. The Vietnam Foundry Industry produces approximately 500,000 ton/year and employs around 100,000 directly and 300,000 indirectly. The growth of the industry is important inclusive growth for other engineering sectors and overall Vietnam economics. The foundry industry in Vietnam is serving […]

Status of the Vietnam Foundry Industry