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The Ductile Iron Society Spring 2012 Annual Meeting
Published in:2013-03-27 10:42
    The Ductile Iron Society Spring 2012 Annual Meeting was held at the Holiday Inn-Muskegon Harbor on June 6-8, 2012.  On the Wednesday the normal committee meetings were held and concluded with the Board of Directors meeting at 3pm.  The activities of the research Committee can be found later in this publication under the Annual Meeting remarks by the DIS President, Scott Gledhill of Waupaca Foundry.  For the next fiscal year 2012/13 the Board of Directors approved the funding of two new research projects.  They are project #48 � Evaluation of Normalizing Heat Treatment to Develop Improved Properties in Heavy Section Pearlitic Iron and project #49 - `Analysis of Pearlitic Ductile Iron with Enhanced Mechanical Properties.  The cost for both projects is $38,000 and it was awarded to Element Material Technology in Wixom, MI.  The estimated time for completion is 12 months.  On Thursday June 7th, the group received 10 excellent technical presentations.