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Metalcasting for HS Students


Interested in a Career in

Metal Casting?

Learn more about metal casting in a university setting with other high school students.

What is this? – It is a hands-on short course in metal casting designed with a goal of identifying and promoting a variety of metal casting careers.

Why should I go? – The opportunity to learn about current trends in the metal casting industry, inter-relationships between the many jobs involved in metal casting, and the application of mathematics and computer software simulation in metal casting.  Students will have an actual metal casting project!

Who is going to be there? – Professionals and educators in the Cast Metals Industry along with 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students interested in learning more about the industry as a career.

When will it happen?June 29th to July 3rd, 2015

Where will it be? – Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Preferred consideration will be given to students applying before April 15, 2015 to:

David Resser     Phone:  (440) 520-0624   

e-mail:  dresser@centurylink.net

Interested students should review the following information:

Download Complete WMU Workshop Information Here


Students Michael Alquist, John Kendzierski both from Saint Ignatius High School and Christopher Warneka from Wickliffe High School, presented on their experiences at the 2010 Western Michigan University Introduction to Metal Casting Seminar sponsored by the CAC-Ohio AFS.  All three students took a great interest in the course work.  They learned and found it exciting to see small size foundry work scaled up in the industry on plant tours.  They created their own molds and poured metal in their designs.  They have expressed interest in continuing their education in science and engineering fields. 








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