Manufacturing system improvements
Dimensional accuracy of metal castings
Control of the metal casting process
Fixturing and tolerancing
Information systems for manufacturing
Funded Research Grant
Olafsson, PI with Jackman, Ryan and Huba, “An Active Learning Environment for Information Technology Across the Curriculum,” NSF, January-December 2003.
Peters, PI, “Advanced Manufacturing Improvements for Industrial Hardfacing Incorporated,” Industrial Hardfacing Incorporated and CATD, September 2002 – June 2003.
Peters, PI, with VanVoorhis, “Reduction in Energy Consumption and Variability in Steel Foundry Operations,” Department of Energy, March 2002 – February 2005.
Peters, PI, “Ultrasonic Processing of Liquid Aluminum for Metalcasting- a Feasibility Study,” ETREMA Products, June 2001-December 31, 2001.
Peters, PI, with Patterson, “Ergonomic Improvements for Foundries,” Department of Energy, March 2000-May 2002.
Peters, PI, with Patterson, “Industrial Support for: Ergonomic Improvements for Foundries,” Consortium of Companies, March 2000-May 2002.
Wang, PI, with Peters, Jackman, and Zhang, “Soybean Transformation Program at Iowa State University,” Iowa Soybean Promotion Board, April 1999- October 2002.
Peters, PI, with VanVoorhis, "Re-Engineering Casting Production System," Department of Energy, March 1998-February 2001.
Peters, PI, with VanVoorhis, "Industrial Support for: Re-Engineering Casting Production Systems," Consortium of Companies, March 1998-February 2001.
Jackman, PI, with Peters and Harris, "On-Line Bentonite Measurement System For Green Sand Molding," John Deere Foundry & CATD, July 1998-February 1999.
Jackman, PI with Peters, Vardeman, and Harris, "Stochastic Process Control of Green Sand Mulling," John Deere Foundry & CATD, July 1998-February 1999.
Peters, PI, "Enhanced Dimensional Performance," Department of Defense (subcontract from Penn State), August 1, 1997-December 31, 1999.
C. Moller-Wong, PI, with, Peters and Salisbury, "Analysis of Model 90 Spool/bore Value," Sauer-Sundstrand, Ames, Iowa, August 18, 1997.
Peters, PI, "Investigation of a New Method of Evaluating Sand Molds for Metal Casting," SME Education Foundation, July 1, 1997-June 30, 1998.
Peters, PI, "Ultrasonic Evaluation of Sand Molds for the Metal Casting Process," University Special Research Initiation Grant, ISU, January 1997-December 31, 1997.
Peters, PI, “Energy Instrumentation,” Department of Energy, Advance Technology Institute, January 2005-December 2006, $800,000.
|ABC/NACO||Melrose Park, IL|
|American Steel Foundries||East Chicago, IN|
|Atchison Castings Corporation||Atchison, KS|
|Bay Cast, Inc.||Bay City, MI|
|Buckeye Steel Castings||Columbus, OH|
|Carondelet Corporation||Pevely, MO|
|Eagle Alloy||Muskegon, MI|
|Erie Bronze & Aluminum||Erie, PA|
|Falk Corporation||Milwaukee, WI|
|Harrison Steel||Attica, IN|
|Hendrix Manufacturing||Mansfield, LA|
|Maynard Steel||Milwaukee, WI|
|McConway & Torley||Pittsburgh, PA|
|ME International||Duluth, MN|
|ME International||Tempe, AZ|
|Monett Metals||Monett, MO|
|Pacific Steel Casting||Berkeley, CA|
|Pennsylvania Foundry Group||Meyerstown, PA|
|Richmond Foundry||Richmond, TX|
|Sawbrook Steel Castings||Cincinnati, OH|
|Sivyer Steel||Bettendorf, IA|
|Southern Alloy||Sylacauga, AL|
|Southern Cast Products||Meridian, MS|
|Southwest Steel Castings||Longview, TX|
|Spokane Steel||Spokane, WA|
|Sulzer Pumps||Easley, SC|
|Texas Steel||Fort Worth, TX|
|United Machine and Foundry||Winona, MN|
|Waukesha Cherry Burrell||Delavan, WI|
|Waukesha Steel Castings||Waukesha, WI|
|West Michigan Steel||Muskegon, MI|
|Wollaston Alloy||Braintree, MA|