Our first Branch Event for 2 years was very well supported by around 45 foundry men & women from local foundries who made up 12 teams along with friends from Lancashire & North East Branches who were severely tested by Quizmaster Simon Alexander. Six Rounds of 10 Questions on science & general knowledge provided great
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.
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