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Hunter Molding and Mold Handling Machinery Part of Watts Water's New WEFCO 2 Lead-Free Foundry
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Hunter Molding and Mold Handling Machinery Part of Watts Water's New WEFCO 2 Lead-Free Foundry

Remarkable U.S.-only engineered and equipped foundry praised by New Hampshire Governor and Franklin, NH Mayor for technological initiative and for creating local jobs. SCHAUMBURG, IL — Watts Water Technologies has begun operation of a new lead-free foundry in Franklin, NH that reflects the company's commitment to proactively meet the requirements of the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act,"...

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Molding Machines offer air amplification option.
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Molding Machines offer air amplification option.

Available as option for Hunter HLM linear-motion machine as well as retrofit for XL automated matchplate molding machines, JetSlinger™ air amplification apparatus is based on Venturi principle that accelerates sand into cope and drag flasks on machines.Â- Impact-assisted, perpendicular flask filling ensures optimized pattern definition with uniform mold hardness and surface...

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Material Handling & Storage

Spray Recovery System has environmentally friendly design.

CESAR™ (Contain, Evacuate, Separate And Recover) vacuum pattern spray recovery system helps provide cleaner, safer sand foundry work environment. In operation, this closed-loop system executes containment and collection of unused sprayed materials; air-powered, vacuum-evacuation removal of spray fumes; cyclonic separation of usable liquid from the fumes; as well as recovery, recycling, and...

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Hunter Announces Sale to Swedish Foundry
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Hunter Announces Sale to Swedish Foundry

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Hunter, the first name in automated matchplate molding machines, sand and mold handling equipment, announced today the sale of an XL 2430 molding machine to Skeppshult Gjuteri AB, a cast iron foundry in Skeppshult, Sweden, world-famous for its cast iron, no-stick cookware.Â-  By adding organic rapeseed oil to the raw materials used here, this cast iron foundry pioneered...

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Automated Matchplate Molding Machine features smooth operation.
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Automated Matchplate Molding Machine features smooth operation.

Minimizing maintenance while promoting stability, HLM SeriesÂ- combines and integrates magnetically coupled rodless cylinders and linear bearings for movements of squeeze platen, cope flask, sand measuring hopper, and other components on machine. Separation of hydraulic power system facilitates maintenance, while linear motion-operated, programmable access doors maximize operator...

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Air Amplification Apparatus ensures uniform mold hardness.
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Air Amplification Apparatus ensures uniform mold hardness.

Based on Venturi principle, JetSlinger™ accelerates sand into cope and drag flasks on Hunter XL automated matchplate molding machines.Â- Device creates vacuum and jet exhaust, drawing sand mixture through array of nozzle assemblies built into manifold mounted directly below Fillaerator blades and then slinging sand into flask. With perpendicular fill, impact-assisted device produces molds...

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Buck Benefits from Hunter Mold Handling Lines
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Buck Benefits from Hunter Mold Handling Lines

Custom configured solution from Hunter allows major Pennsylvania foundry to integrate mold handling line with other brands of automatic molding machines Schaumburg, Illinois (USA) - The Buck Company is an ISO 9001: 2008 Certified foundry in Quarryville, Pennsylvania, near Lancaster and nestled in the Susquehanna Valley near the Maryland border. Here, ferrous and non-ferrous castings of ductile,...

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Frazier & Frazier Adapts to Changing Metalcast Market
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Frazier & Frazier Adapts to Changing Metalcast Market

Texas foundry buys new equipment, including Hunter XL matchplate molding machine, to respond to customer needs with fast pattern changes, shorter runs and on-the-fly flexibility in job scheduling, deliveries Schaumburg, Illinois (USA)-In the heart of Limestone County sits Coolidge, Texas, halfway between Dallas and Houston. This classic American small town is home to another classic, Frazier &...

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Hunter Open House Featured New Maus Grinding Center and Programming Station for Metal Casters
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Hunter Open House Featured New Maus Grinding Center and Programming Station for Metal Casters

SAM 600G machining center and programming station introduced to the foundry market at open house, held at Hunter Automated near Chicago on May 19 Schaumburg, Illinois (USA)-Hunter Automated Machinery held an open house at its company headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois, near Chicago, on Thursday, May 19, from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. During this event, plant tours were conducted, plus demonstrations...

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Hunter Open House to Feature New Maus Grinding Center for Metal Casters
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Hunter Open House to Feature New Maus Grinding Center for Metal Casters

SAM 600G machine being introduced to the foundry market at open house, to be held at Hunter Automated near Chicago on May 19 Schaumburg, Illinois (USA)-Hunter Automated Machinery today announces an open house, to be held at company headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois, near Chicago, next Thursday, May 19, from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. During this event, plant tours will be conducted, plus demonstrations...

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Hunter Promotes Key International Sales Directors

SCHAUMBURG, ILÂ-  – Hunter Foundry Machinery Corporation, world leader in matchplate molding and mold handling, has announced the promotion of two key international sales directors. Former Director of Hunter-Europe Paolo Nazari, PhD has been named Managing Director – International, and former Director of Hunter do Brasil Eng Gustavo Debona has been named Director – South America....

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Hunter Foundry Machinery Corporation Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

With the invention of the first gravity-filled automated matchplate molding machine,Â- Al Hunter single-handedly launched the foundry world into a new industrial revolution. In 1963, mechanical engineer William “Al” Hunter created the first HMP-10 in Morton Grove, IL. The new machine streamlined laborious metal casting processes by offering foundries unimagined new production...

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Hunter Molding and Mold Handling Machinery Part of Watts Water's New WEFCO 2 Lead-Free Foundry
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Hunter Molding and Mold Handling Machinery Part of Watts Water's New WEFCO 2 Lead-Free Foundry

Remarkable U.S.-only engineered and equipped foundry praised by New Hampshire Governor and Franklin, NH Mayor for technological initiative and for creating local jobs. SCHAUMBURG, IL — Watts Water Technologies has begun operation of a new lead-free foundry in Franklin, NH that reflects the company's commitment to proactively meet the requirements of the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act,"...

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Hunter Names New Marcom Manager

The following statement was made today by Bill Hunter, CEO of Hunter Foundry Machinery Corporation… “Effective immediately, I have engaged John Katsantonis to serve as our Marketing Communications (MarCom) Manager.Â-  John will manage PR, media relations and sales/marketing messaging; work with our sales team to create and manage cross-organizational, integrated marketing strategies;...

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Hunter Rolls out New Website

New website, www.hunterfoundry.com,Â- from world leader in automated matchplate molding machines, mold and sand handling equipment for the foundry market offers users many new features, interactions and contacts Introduced today, the new corporate website for Hunter Foundry Machinery Corporation details the latest machines and related sand foundry equipment, including full machine...

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Molding Machines offer air amplification option.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Molding Machines offer air amplification option.

Available as option for Hunter HLM linear-motion machine as well as retrofit for XL automated matchplate molding machines, JetSlinger™ air amplification apparatus is based on Venturi principle that accelerates sand into cope and drag flasks on machines.Â- Impact-assisted, perpendicular flask filling ensures optimized pattern definition with uniform mold hardness and surface...

Read More »
Material Handling & Storage

Spray Recovery System has environmentally friendly design.

CESAR™ (Contain, Evacuate, Separate And Recover) vacuum pattern spray recovery system helps provide cleaner, safer sand foundry work environment. In operation, this closed-loop system executes containment and collection of unused sprayed materials; air-powered, vacuum-evacuation removal of spray fumes; cyclonic separation of usable liquid from the fumes; as well as recovery, recycling, and...

Read More »
Hunter Announces Sale to Swedish Foundry
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Hunter Announces Sale to Swedish Foundry

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Hunter, the first name in automated matchplate molding machines, sand and mold handling equipment, announced today the sale of an XL 2430 molding machine to Skeppshult Gjuteri AB, a cast iron foundry in Skeppshult, Sweden, world-famous for its cast iron, no-stick cookware.Â-  By adding organic rapeseed oil to the raw materials used here, this cast iron foundry pioneered...

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Hunter Celebrates 50th Year Serving the Foundry Industry with New Name: 'Hunter Foundry Machinery Corporation'

Expanding its pioneering position as the industry’s preeminent innovator, this new corporate name reflects the company’s single focus and dedication SCHAUMBURG, IL — Hunter, the first name in automated matchplate molding machines and mold handling equipment for the foundry industry, is celebrating its 50th year in a very special way. President and CEO Bill Hunter is announcing the...

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Automated Matchplate Molding Machine features smooth operation.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Automated Matchplate Molding Machine features smooth operation.

Minimizing maintenance while promoting stability, HLM SeriesÂ- combines and integrates magnetically coupled rodless cylinders and linear bearings for movements of squeeze platen, cope flask, sand measuring hopper, and other components on machine. Separation of hydraulic power system facilitates maintenance, while linear motion-operated, programmable access doors maximize operator...

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