To gain practical experience in using chemically bonded sand to produce moulds and cores, the Chesterfield group of the current ICME Diploma students visited Durham foundry in Sheffield on 10th April 2019. During the visit, the group toured the foundry before being let loose to produce various moulds and cores using standard production techniques.
Presented by Ian Shergold Prof MICME – Ask Chemicals UK Ltd. An excellent slide show was presented at the recent meeting of the North East Branch of ICME, along with a very knowledgeable, informative and educational insight into the developments in chemically bonded sand systems. The topics discussed were advancements in binder systems, including:
Held on 11th April, the 2019 ICME Chesterfield & Sheffield Branch one-day technical seminar was hosted at The Advanced Manufacturing Park facility, near Sheffield and attracted good attandance. The following is a summary of the presentations made during the day. Andrew Laing and his father Alistair travelled down from Scotland and gave a