WATERLOO TECHNICAL SOCIETY
September 13th, 2023
American Pattern & CNC Works, Inc.
Tour after Dinner!
Description: Our guide will be Burt (Skeet) Mehe. He will guide us through the Modeling, Tooling, Molding, Pouring and Finishing operations at American Pattern and CNC Works.
CNC - Computer Numerical Control
Read on for a bit of their history along with a glimpse at their capabilities.
In 2004 American Pattern and John Deere Company partnered to take a CAD (computer aided design) model to raw castings in 12 hours as described in a 2004 publication of AFS, American Foundrymen’s Society. The success of the project was recognized by AFS and the John Deere Company received the AFS Foundry of the Year award.
Reservations: email@example.com, by noon, September 11th, 2023
Social period: 5:30 P.M, August 9th, 2023, Dinner: 6:00 P.M.
Tour: About 7pm we will adjourn to 5540 Westminster Dr. Cedar Falls, to begin our tour at about 7:15pm.
Program Chair: Steve Crouse
Guests are always welcome. We need your reservation to enable us to have a name tag for you as well as to send you a reminder in email.
You are welcome to make a reservation for dinner or just come for the tour. A program-only reservation is appreciated for a head count.
Where: Cedar Falls Pizza Ranch, 4302 University Avenue, Suite B, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Meal: Dinner includes pizza buffet, dinner buffet, sides and dessert buffet.
Choice of sodas or coffee
Choice of four salads and three dressings
Fried Chicken, wings and tenders
Potatoes and gravy, potato salad, ranch chips, chicken fries and waffle fries
Vegetables include green beans, corn, and coleslaw
Ice cream and dessert pizzas
Please pay the Pizza Ranch cashier upon entering the restaurant. Seniors (65+) $15.49, adults $17.22. These prices include the tax. Gluten free and vegan options are offered by Pizza Ranch.