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    Per the Spec

    Quality conversations for the manufacturing world.

    Abhishek Jayaraman has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Production Engineering. After graduating from PSG College of Technology in Coimbatore, he started reading up online about foundries and machine shops. His family...

    A guide to permanent mold casting

    by Anshika Srivastava on May 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

    Permanent mold casting is a non-expandable casting technique where the mold is not reformed after each casting is made. In this method, instead of using sand as the mold material, a metal is used as a mold. Typically,...

    Top 10 foundry safety practices

    by Anshika Srivastava on Apr 26, 2017 3:34:57 PM

    The foundry work environment presents dangerous conditions, particularly around furnaces and other equipment used in the production of metal castings. Typical foundry processes involving molten metal are conducted at high...

    Knowledge is power, and QA Manager Mike Long of Webster Industries, Inc. swears by this formula for the success and growth of the organization. We spoke to him and his colleague Jason Creeger, Foundry Production...

    We spoke with Enrique Ramirez from AB&I Foundry in Oakland, California to learn more about his experience using THORS. Ramirez was recently appointed Cupola Furnace Supervisor at this foundry that manufactures pipe...

    Investment Casting 101

    by Anshika Srivastava on Aug 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    Thousands of years ago duplicate metal structures were cast from an original sculpture by the lost-wax casting process. Investment casting is one of the oldest metal-forming techniques based on this lost-wax casting...

    We always knew we wanted to give THORS learners a way to experience a foundry in virtual space. We envisioned it as a Foundry101-level course that any new hires starting in the industry would be able to take for quick...