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Use of Simulation in the Development of Hybrid Die Cast / Injection Molded Components

In the production of rooftop holders, the required properties - which are a high elongation at fracture of the base metal, corrosion resistance and good sliding properties - are realized by using a special alloy for the cast part, which is then coated and partially covered through injection molding with plastic. In this way, a hybrid component can be created that meets all requirements, as the...

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MAGMA5 5.2: Latest Release of MAGMA's Casting Process Simulation Software Now Available
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MAGMA5 5.2: Latest Release of MAGMA's Casting Process Simulation Software Now Available

Schaumburg, Illinois (Chicago) - With MAGMA5 5.2, MAGMA Foundry Technologies has recently released the latest version of its leading casting process simulation software with significant new and improved functionality. More than 160 improvements were implemented for the user in this new release of version 5.2. The main focus of the development efforts was on increasing the efficiency in evaluating...

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Virtual Mold & Process Development for Medical Parts
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Virtual Mold & Process Development for Medical Parts

Software Supplier Background Simulation has established itself as an invaluable tool for design engineers in developing new parts and deciding what materials to use in metalcasting or plastic injection molding manufacturing processes serving the medical device industry. In the past, such simulation tools were used by analysis groups and the operators of such tools were specialists who would setup...

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Watry Industries Considers Magmasoft an Indespensible Business Tool and Stays Ahead of Competition

Wisconsin permanent mold aluminum foundry increases its productivity and product quality through simulation of the entire process Watry Industries (Sheboygan, WI) has been a customer of MAGMA as a licensed user for over 5 years and, on a project-by-project basis, even longer. Watry very quickly found MAGMASOFT® simulation software an indispensable business tool that paid for itself almost...

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North American MAGMASOFT User Group Meeting 2011
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North American MAGMASOFT User Group Meeting 2011

Schaumburg, IL - Removing Roadblocks to Success was the theme for the 2011 MAGMASOFT North American User Group meeting, held September 13-15, 2011 at Eaglewood Resort & Spa in Itasca, Illinois. One of the main purposes of the annual MAGMASOFT User Group Meeting (UGM) is for MAGMA to provide its users with ways to be more successful using MAGMASOFT, the leading simulation software in the foundry...

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Heidelberg Foundry Amstetten Simulates Casting Processes with MAGMASOFT®
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Heidelberg Foundry Amstetten Simulates Casting Processes with MAGMASOFT®

Simulation in action: casting quality, realizing innovation, reducing costs The 1400 °C hot cast iron melt gushes through the gate into the mold. The movement of the flowing metal in the casting rigging and in the gradually filling mold for printing press cylinders and the subsequent solidification process are only chaotic and accidental, at first glance. The engineers of Amstetten Foundry,...

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Casting Process Simulation to Automotive Industry Standards
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Casting Process Simulation to Automotive Industry Standards

Continental communicates with its subcontractors through MAGMASOFT® Continental is one of the five biggest international automotive suppliers worldwide. The two group sectors, Automotive and Rubber, provide a range of products addressed to automotive trends in the areas of safety, environment and information. In 2009, the 143,000 employees in six divisions generated sales of approximately...

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Casting Simulation Achieves New Levels with Magma

MAGMA presents the economic benefits of casting process simulation at GIFA 2011 During the upcoming GIFA 2011 show in Dusseldorf, Germany, Magma will present its new software generation for casting process simulation, MAGMA5. At the 300 sq. m stand 12A16, the company will demonstrate how casting process simulation with MAGMA5 can be used for optimization at all stages of casting manufacturing to...

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MAGMA, Sea Scouts, Castings and Sea Shells...Foundry Market Leader Teaches Next Generation

In March 2013, representatives from MAGMA Foundry Technologies used the Foundry in a Box, donated by AFS, to teach the Racine, Wisconsin Sea Scouts, Ship 5750, about metalcasting.Â-  Sea Scouting is a division of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women between 14 and 21 years old.  The group focuses on developing future leaders through developing maritime skills, both on...

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Use of Simulation in the Development of Hybrid Die Cast / Injection Molded Components

In the production of rooftop holders, the required properties - which are a high elongation at fracture of the base metal, corrosion resistance and good sliding properties - are realized by using a special alloy for the cast part, which is then coated and partially covered through injection molding with plastic. In this way, a hybrid component can be created that meets all requirements, as the...

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MAGMA5 5.2: Latest Release of MAGMA's Casting Process Simulation Software Now Available
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MAGMA5 5.2: Latest Release of MAGMA's Casting Process Simulation Software Now Available

Schaumburg, Illinois (Chicago) - With MAGMA5 5.2, MAGMA Foundry Technologies has recently released the latest version of its leading casting process simulation software with significant new and improved functionality. More than 160 improvements were implemented for the user in this new release of version 5.2. The main focus of the development efforts was on increasing the efficiency in evaluating...

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Virtual Mold & Process Development for Medical Parts
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Virtual Mold & Process Development for Medical Parts

Software Supplier Background Simulation has established itself as an invaluable tool for design engineers in developing new parts and deciding what materials to use in metalcasting or plastic injection molding manufacturing processes serving the medical device industry. In the past, such simulation tools were used by analysis groups and the operators of such tools were specialists who would setup...

Read More »
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Watry Industries Considers Magmasoft an Indespensible Business Tool and Stays Ahead of Competition

Wisconsin permanent mold aluminum foundry increases its productivity and product quality through simulation of the entire process Watry Industries (Sheboygan, WI) has been a customer of MAGMA as a licensed user for over 5 years and, on a project-by-project basis, even longer. Watry very quickly found MAGMASOFT® simulation software an indispensable business tool that paid for itself almost...

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Magma Announces Two Certified User Achievements

Premier Aluminum and Hodge Foundry techs receive the highest level of simulation software competency designations from foundry market leader Schaumburg, IL - MAGMA Foundry Technologies Inc. has been a provider of proprietary casting process simulation software, MAGMASOFT®, for over 20 years. More than simply providing software, MAGMA also shares its engineering expertise through its...

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North American MAGMASOFT User Group Meeting 2011
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North American MAGMASOFT User Group Meeting 2011

Schaumburg, IL - Removing Roadblocks to Success was the theme for the 2011 MAGMASOFT North American User Group meeting, held September 13-15, 2011 at Eaglewood Resort & Spa in Itasca, Illinois. One of the main purposes of the annual MAGMASOFT User Group Meeting (UGM) is for MAGMA to provide its users with ways to be more successful using MAGMASOFT, the leading simulation software in the foundry...

Read More »
Heidelberg Foundry Amstetten Simulates Casting Processes with MAGMASOFT®
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Heidelberg Foundry Amstetten Simulates Casting Processes with MAGMASOFT®

Simulation in action: casting quality, realizing innovation, reducing costs The 1400 °C hot cast iron melt gushes through the gate into the mold. The movement of the flowing metal in the casting rigging and in the gradually filling mold for printing press cylinders and the subsequent solidification process are only chaotic and accidental, at first glance. The engineers of Amstetten Foundry,...

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Casting Process Simulation to Automotive Industry Standards
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Casting Process Simulation to Automotive Industry Standards

Continental communicates with its subcontractors through MAGMASOFT® Continental is one of the five biggest international automotive suppliers worldwide. The two group sectors, Automotive and Rubber, provide a range of products addressed to automotive trends in the areas of safety, environment and information. In 2009, the 143,000 employees in six divisions generated sales of approximately...

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Premier Aluminum Announces Virtual Technology Center

Wisconsin foundry prospering from its use of technology, including MAGMASOFT® simulation software for metalcasting Schaumburg, IL - Premier Aluminum is an ISO 9001-2008 certified permanent mold aluminum casting and machine shop in Racine, Wisconsin with a reputation for partnering with its customers to find flexible and cost-effective solutions for a variety of products. The company serves...

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