AFS  INTERNATIONAL LOST FOAM CONFERENCE
October 23-24, 2001, Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center, Frankenmuth, MI, USA


ABSTRACTS

Finding Lost Foam
Gene Hagedorn, Baldor Electric, USA
Examining Lost Foam's "White Side"-Tooling and Molding Parameters
Brian V. Smith, GM Powertrain Manufacturing-CDVC, Saginaw, MI, USA,
Maurice Meyer, GM Powertrain Manufacturing Design-SMCO, Saginaw, MI, USA
Dimensional Capabilities of Foam Patterns
Tom Shewfelt, Foseco, Ontario, Canada/Bessemer, AL, USA
Tooling Capability
Perry Brummer, Badger Pattern, New Berlin, WJ, USA
Terry Austin, Austin Associates, Quincy, IL, USA
Design Parameters, Metallurgical Considerations and Dimensional Capability for Lost Foam Iron Castings
Jeff Vogel, MetFoam Casting LLC, Columbus OH, USA
Jamey Reynolds, Ramsey Greene, Citation Foam, Columbiana, AL, USA
New Products and Redesigned Products Made Possible Through Lost Foam Casting Manufacturing
Enrico Petitbon, Alluminio Dongo S.P.A., Italy
Aluminum Lost Foam Casting for the New General Motors Vortec 4200 In-Line 6 Engine
Ronald L.Kociha, GM Powertrain, Pontiac, MI, USA
Lost Foam Casting-Today's Value Added Process For Tomorrow's Casting Applications
Parker Stroom, Vulcan Engineering, Helena, AL, USA
New Developments That Improve Competitiveness and Open New Market Opportunities
Ray Donahue, Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac, Wl, USA
Case Study: Design and Validation of the L6 Block
Peggy Jones, Ph.D, GM Powertrain Materials Engineering-CDVC. Saginaw, MI
Dean Weed, Paul Crepeau, Ph.D., GM Powertrain, Pontiac, MI, USA
Cost Considerations and Applications for the Iron Lost Foam Process
Jeff Vogel, MetFoam Casting LLC, Columbus, OH, USA
Jamey Reynolds, Ramsey Greene, Citation Foam, Columbiana, AL, USA

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