Accession Number:

ADA180250

Title:

Army Investment Casting Industry Report

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY INDUSTRIAL BASE ENGINEERING ACTIVITY ROCK ISLAND IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

54.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to assess the ability of the investment casting industry to support the Army and the other services during peacetime, surge, and mobilization. The scope of the study included ferrous and nonferrous investment casting foundries in the United States and Canada. Medical, jewelry, and art foundries were excluded. The study also included a survey of prime defense contractors were excluded. The study also included a survey of prime defense contractors to obtain utilization data for investment castings. Keywords Blades and vanes Shell forming Vacuum cast National emergency production.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE