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Presentations and Publications
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we try to do our part in the advancement of both industry-specific and general technical knowledge.

S&A Manufacturing Technology Presentations:

  • Titanium Implants: the Past, Present and Future

  • Problem Solving Techniques

  • Reducing Cycle Time

  • Business Process Re-engineering ISO 9000

  • Design of Experiment in Foundry Casting Simulation

  • Six Sigma and its Application in Problem Solving

  • Ceramic Core and its Usage

  • Design of Experiment

  • Flexible Automation

  • Use of Computer Simulation Tool in Investment Casting

  • Use of Solidification Modeling in Problem Solving

  • Worldwide IC Markets

Presentations (Partial List)
Publications (Partial List)
S&A Technical & Management Publications:

  1. ICI Spring Management Meeting 2014
    “A Renewed Focus on Education”

    Nipendra P. Singh

  2. ICI 60th Technical Conference & Expo 2013
    “A Journey of Change: Shell Improvement Project”

    Nipendra P. Singh

  3. WCIC World Conference Kyoto, Japan Meeting 2012
    “Process Control - A Management Responsibility”

    Nipendra P. Singh & Perry Harvey

  4. ICI Spring Management Meeting 2012
    “Process Control - Competitive Strategy for Investment Casting”

    Nipendra P. Singh & Perry Harvey

  5. ICI 58th Technical Conference & Expo 2011
    “Give Your Mold System an Annual Physical Check-up”

    Nipendra P. Singh & James D. Jackson

  6. ICI 57th Technical Conference & Expo 2010
    “Process Control via Automation - Case Studies”

    Nipendra P. Singh

  7. 7. ICI 56th Technical Conference & Expo 2009
    “Design of Experiments for Optimum Process Control”

    Nipendra P. Singh & James D. Jackson

  8. ICI Spring Management Meeting 2009
    “World Class Manufacturing Operation”

    Nipendra P. Singh & Mike Perry

  9. Twelfth World Conference and Expo by ICI, 2008
    “Reduction of Inclusion Defects”

    Nipendra P. Singh & Yoshihiro Ando

  10. ICI 55th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2007
    “White Light Dimensional Measurement System”

    Koji Sassa & Nipendra P. Singh

  11. ICI 55th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2007
    “Building Investment Casting Slurries with Fumed Silica”

    Nipendra P. Singh, James D. Jackson & Dr. Shawn Nycz

  12. "Problems of Aviation Material Science" June 2007 at VIAM MOSCOW
    “Process Control For Airfoil Castings”

    Nipendra P. Singh

  13. ICI 55th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2007
    “Commercial Investment Foundry Process Control Advantage”

    Robert Jordan, Larry E. Andre, Nipendra P. Singh & James D. Jackson

  14. ICI 54th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2006
    “An Update on the Zircon Crisis”

    Nipendra P. Singh

  15. ICI 54th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2006
    “Computer Simulation to Predict Wax Tooling Dimensions”

    Robert Dzugan & Nipendra P. Singh

  16. ICI 54th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2006
    “The Next Generation Pattern Material”

    Robert Dzugan, Richard Harrington & Nipendra P. Singh

  17. ICI 53rd Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2005
    “Pro and Con of Bottom Gating Commercial and Aerospace Castings”

    Nipendra P. Singh, Thomas J. Thornton, James D. Jackson & David C. Schmidt

  18. ICI 53rd Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2005
    “Panel Discussion on the Zircon Problem and Possible Remedies”

    Nipendra P. Singh

  19. ICI 52nd Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2004
    “A Layman’s Guide to Blending Zircon Flours”
    Nipendra P. Singh & James D. Jackson

  20. ICI 52nd Technical Conference & Equipment Expo 2004
    “Inclusions & Dross During Alloy Melting for Investment Casting”
    Nipendra P. Singh & Thomas J. Thornton

  21. BoneZone Precision Investment Casting 2004
    “Investment Casting of Orthopedic Implant: An Overview of Emerging Technology”
    Nipendra P. Singh

  22. ICI 51st Technical Conference & Expo 2003
    “INCLUSIONS: A Systematic Approach for Reduction in Investment Castings”
    James D. Jackson, Nipendra P. Singh & Thomas J. Thornton

  23. Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2003
    “High Value Applications for Coal Combustion By-Products”
    Nipendra P. Singh, Lawrence C. Boyd Jr., Robert M. Purgert, & Dr. Jerzy Sobczak

  24. ICI 50th Technical Conference & Expo 2002
    “Ceramic Core for Hollow Investment Castings”
    Nipendra P. Singh and Jane Neubauer

  25. ICI 50th Technical Conference & Expo 2002
    “Real Time Measurement of Viscosity in the Slurry Tank”
    James D. Jackson & Nipendra P. Singh

  26. ICI 49th Technical Conference & Equipment Exhibition 2001
    “Process Control in the Investment Foundry”
    Nipendra P. Singh & James D. Jackson

  27. JACT Investment Casting Seminar 2001
    “VIM Alloy Melting for Casting-Inclusions & Dross”
    Nipendra P. Singh & Thomas J. Thornton

  28. ICI 48th Annual Technical Meeting & Exhibition 2000
    “Basic Tools in the Modern Dip Room”
    Nipendra P. Singh & James D. Jackson

  29. ICI 48th Annual Technical Meeting & Exhibition 2000
    “Zircon Refractory Material for the Investment Casting Industry: Some Myths & Facts”
    Nipendra P. Singh

  30. 10th World Conference on Investment Casting 2000
    “A Consultant’s Overview of Finite Difference/Element Analysis Tools for the Investment Casting Industry”
    Nipendra P. Singh

  31. ICI Annual Technical Meeting & Exhibition 1999
    “An Overview: Finite Element Analysis Tools for Investment Casters from A Consultant’s Point of View”
    Nipendra P. Singh

  32. ICI Technical Meeting 1998
    “Process Improvement Techniques for the Production of Milled Zircon”
    Mark Morelock, Elf Atochem, James D. Jackson & Nipendra P. Singh

  33. ICI Proceedings 45th Annual Technical Meeting 1997
    “Hollow Castings; An Alternate Cost-Effective Solution”
    Nipendra P. Singh


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