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All you need to know about copper and copper-alloys.
copper alloy

The importance of a professional casting process design for sand casting

As successful casting processes are mainly based on a proper casting process design, this blogpost discusses the design...

copper alloy

The operation of molding: a step-by-step instruction

The process of sand casting consists of many individual steps. This blogpost sheds a light on the last part: the...

copper alloy

Saving money with the right choice of casting tooling system

The choice of the right casting tooling system can be a difficult task. A number of things must be taken into account....

copper alloy

The importance of quality control measures in the alloy production process

The importance of good engineering not only lies in the application of technological know-how but also in the quality...

copper alloy

The challenges of the choice of molding material for sand casting

Hardly in their final form, they already get destroyed. Molds for sand casting live a short life. Yet they play a...

copper alloy

Centrifugal Casting

Centrifugal casting is a process that delivers components of high material soundness. It is a proven technology for...

marketing

The digitization of marketing & sales in an international company

 The demand for increasing sales efficiency and improved streamlining business processes are other factors contributing...

copper recycling

Why copper is more sustainable than generally assumed

AMPCO METAL copper makes products more energy efficient, but the most important property of copper is its ability to be...

wear

Rugged wear resistance thanks to MICROCAST® technology

Aluminium Bronze alloys are already pretty wear-resistant. But there exists a special technology, which increases this...

wear

What is wear? – Causes and types

As different as the causes of wear are, as diverse are its types. In this blog post you will learn everything you need...

corrosion

Advantages of Aluminium Bronze in acidic environments

Acidic environments place high demands on the materials. Aluminium bronze is an excellent corrosion-resistant metal to...

corrosion

Aluminium Bronze – a corrosion resistant metal in sea water

The high concentration of salt in the ocean speed up the process of corrosion. Therefore the corrosion-resistant...