Acknowledgements. Members:Andrew BrouwersJulie EmerickKyle PetersonWade ProvoastMolly Crouch (graduate). Sponsor:Ford Motor Co.. Contacts:Eben Prabhu, FordPaul Ballas, Ford. Enterprise Advisor:Dr. Mark Plichta. Project Objective. Convert the present main bearing cap loaf cluster into a nearer net shape individual main bearing cap for each of the 5 positions in the 4.6 L engine block using a DISAmatic casting system..