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News January 2015 | Casted, not coiled

Dear Sir or Madam,

A very warm welcome to you with news from the Bright World of Metals and

Shaken, not stirred – this is the right way to drink a vodka martini. At least this is what the British super spy James Bond has been firmly claiming for several decades now. The daily routine of engineers is similar. Engineers are not really known for adventurous action scenes. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research (Institut für Fertigungstechnik und Angewandte Materialforschung) claim, for example: Cast, not coiled. At least, if it is a matter of manufacturing coils. Simply read more in January’s topic of the month.

Enjoy reading!
The NEWCAST team

The Topics

Monthly topic: Casted, not coiled - Inductors reduce energy costs
Business News: Stay up-to-date
Düsseldorf CityTip: Dirty Dancing in the Capitol Theater

Topic of the Month

Cast, not coiled - Inductors reduce energy costs

Photos Topic of the Month

A variety of demands are made of the coils in electrical machines. They are expected to be more efficient when the same or even less material is used. High product quality is demanded and individualised solutions are sought in their production.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Applied Materials Research IFAM (Institut für Fertigungstechnik und Angewandte Materialforschung) has developed a casting process with which more efficient high-performance coils with improved cooling properties can be manufactured.

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Business News

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Keep yourself informed: 365 days a year current news from the world of precision casting. This is what the NEWCAST area Business News has in store for you. Have a look at the article overview:
• Siempelkamp upgrades press line for railway vehicle wheels
• Liquid sealing
• Focus on fuel-reduction components
• Improved pollution monitoring
• First Airbus A350 XWB
• High-quality in spot-check sample and series inspection
The business news

Düsseldorf CityTip

Dirty Dancing in the Capitol Theater

Scene from Dirty Dancing
Who doesn't know this story? The film Dirty Dancing inspired millions of young people in the 80s and also the musical about love and dance is highly appreciated: Dirty Dancing brings the summer of ‘63 at Kellerman’s holiday resort in the Catskills, New York, back to life. The shy Frances “Baby” Houseman is bored among all the adults vacationing with her parents until she meets and falls in love with the resort’s exciting dance instructor and show dancer, Johnny Castle. A rollercoaster ride of emotions ensues ...
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