The Metal Casting Industry Energy Best Practice Guidebook provides Wisconsin metal casters a reference for reducing process energy used in metal casting. The guidebook contains individual best practice descriptions as well as tips for overcoming the most common barriers encountered during implementation of these practices.
The best practices described in this guidebook pertain to metal casting specifically and are intended to be used in conjunction with general industrial plant best practices found in the Practical Energy Management© guidebook also available from Focus on Energy at (608) 277-2946.
The information provided in the guidebook was identified and screened through site visits made to Wisconsin metal casting facilities. This guidebook will be updated as new best practices are identified and screened for applicability.
This guidebook contains the summary findings of a voluntary site survey completed by participating metal casting facilities. The final survey data is available on the accompanying CD-Rom.