The Road Ahead: Harnessing the Power of Ductile Iron for Automotive Light-weighting

In the fast-paced world of automotive engineering, the pursuit of lightweighting has become a cornerstone of... Read more

If You're Not Using Process Simulation Software, You Should

In the world of manufacturing, precision and efficiency are key factors for success. However, in the metal... Read more

Don’t let 3D Printing Derail Your Plans

3D printing in the casting industry has revolutionized prototyping by enabling faster lead times,... Read more

The Evolution of Tooling in the Foundry Industry

  The foundry industry has long been a crucial player in manufacturing, responsible for producing... Read more

Unveiling the Advantages of Metal Castings over Fabrication Processes

When it comes to manufacturing metal components, two prominent methods stand out: metal casting and... Read more

EKK Casting Process Simulation Software

Craft Pattern & Mold is proud to announce the acquisition of casting process simulation software from EKK,... Read more

Pushing the 5-Axis Envelope

Craft Pattern & Mold has acquired and installed a new, larger 5-axis machining center.  Our 4 th 5-axis... Read more

Industrial Prototyping for the 21st Century

We sat down recently with Tyler Reiss and Mark Benzer, hosts of the Buffalo Community Podcast, to talk about... Read more

Can Investment Castings Solve Your Puzzle? The case for considering investment casting over fabrication.

Great article by Kim Phelan in Casting Source magazine on the benefits of investment casting and when/how to consider... Read more

What is Pattern Shrink and How Does it Affect Your Casting?

Various Pattern Shrink Rules. Pattern shrink, not to be confused with the... Read more