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Pouring 1200° Tea: Foundry in a Fire Extinguisher

Let’s face it — the design of most home foundries leaves something to be desired. Most foundries are great at melting metal, but when it comes to pouring the melt, awkward handling can easily lead to horrific results. 174 more words

Misc Hacks

Shadow over TSMC’s success

Shadow over TSMC’s success

TSMC is the most successful semiconductor foundry today.
But today TSMC is facing a serious challenge.

Located in Taiwan, an isolated island in east of Asia, TSMC relies on the isolated electrical network and shares it with other uses.  328 more words

Semiconductor Industry

Silicone Molds for Stove-Top Metal Casting

Casting metal parts from 3D-printed plastic or Styrofoam models is all the rage these days, and for good reason — casting is a way to turn one-offs into mass-produced parts. 81 more words

Misc Hacks

Dover Engineering Works 1932

I was then fourteen years old and was working at the Dover Engineering works.  I started as a store boy at 5/- or 25p a week which never made me feel like a millionaire. 732 more words

Silicone Molds for Stove-Top Metal Casting

Casting metal parts from 3D-printed plastic or Styrofoam models is all the rage these days, and for good reason — casting is a way to turn one-offs into mass-produced parts. 194 more words

Misc Hacks

The Tuna Fish Sandwich Foundry

Can you build a foundry out of a loaf of bread and a can of tuna fish? As it turns out, yes you can. And not only can you melt aluminum in said foundry but you can also make a mold from plain beach sand and cast a usable part. 165 more words

Misc Hacks

Casting in progress

Have paired up with blueprint100 to kick some work creating a collection for the new DGRI, due to open at the end of the year. Working with several different groups across the region, I am hoping to build up a collection of curiosities; small objects and ephemera, that can create conversation and distraction within some of the spaces in the new hospital. 140 more words