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Ductile Iron Production

Ductile Iron Production


Type of Foundry Medium - High Production
Metal Poured Ductile - 65/45/12 As Cast
Ductile - 80/55/06 As Cast
Ductile - 60/40/18 Heat Treated
Capacity 166+ Net Tons of Good Castings/Day
Type of Castings Brackets, Clamps, Fittings, Pulleys, Bearing Housings
Casting Weights 1# to 30#
Flask Size Mold Size 25.6" W x 21.1" H
Production Up to 3 Shifts, 5-6 Days/Week
Gray Iron Production

Gray Iron Production


Type of Foundry Jobbing - Medium Production
Metal Poured Gray Iron - Class 25, Class 30, Class 35
Capacity 70+ Net Tons of Good Castings/Day
Type of Castings Water Pumps,  Manifolds, Gas Valves, Pulleys, Bearing Housings, Gear and Pump Housings
Casting Weights 1# to 40#
Flask Size 14" x 19" and 20" x 24"
Production Up to 3 Shifts, 5-6 Days/Week

Supporting Equipment & Capabilities


General Core Equipment

Core Capabilities

  • L-20 and LL-20 Laempe Core Centers (Cold Box Cores)
  • HP 16, 22, and 43 Redford Shell Machines
  • (2) Hottinger FC 16 CB - fully automatic cold box core machine
  • Dry ice cleaning machine for core boxes

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General Core Equipment

Melting Capabilities

  • (2) Brown Boveri 11 ton/hour Coreless Melting Furnaces
    (35 ton holding capacity each)
  • (3) Ajax 1500kw Jet Flow 3.0 ton/hour Electric Channel Induction Furnace (35 ton holding capacity per furnace)
  • Venetta gas-fired pre-heaters
  • Quick Labs for iron analysis and melt analysis on melt deck

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Molding & Pouring Equipment - Disamatic

Molding – Ductile Iron

  • (2) Disamatic MK5B Molding Machines
  • (2) 100B, B & P Mullers – computer-controlled
  • (2) Duca Pressure Pour Furnaces with Koins automatic pouring controls
  • Ajax Vertiplex Holding Furnace with ductile treatment station

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Molding Equipment Hunter

Molding  - Gray Iron

  • Brock 14x19 Matchplate molding machine
  • Hunter HMP 20H (20"x24" flask)
  • (1) DisaMatch 20”x 24” Molding Center
  • Hunter HMP 20XL (20"x24" flask)
  • Hartley 150 ton per hour sand muller
  • (2) Complete Didion shakeouts and conveyors, linking shakeout to cleaning equipment
  • Flat deck shakeout line for more fragile castings

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Cleaning Equipment - Disamatic

Cleaning & Finishing

  • Fox grinders in flexible work cells
  • Double spindle stand grinders

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Inspection and Quality Control

Inspection and Quality Control

  • A Computer network for real-time SPC and statistical analysis of our iron chemistries, sand characteristics, Brinell hardness and tensile properties
  • Zeiss Numerex Model 2828-18 direct computer-controlled coordinate measuring machine
  • (1) 7-Axis Romer Absolute Arm with Laser Scanner
  • (6) Brinell hardness testers with 4 Lab Boss Optical Brinell Readers

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Metallurgy / Sand Labs

Metallurgy / Sand Labs

  • WAS CCD Spectrometer, capable of reading 24 elements
  • Spectro Spectrometer with computerized controls for instant analysis of 17 elements
  • Carbon Determinator to back up the spectrograph
  • Lab Melt Carbon Equivalent Determinators
  • Adaptive Thermal Analysis System (ATAS)
  • Microscopes and related metallographic equipment
  • Riehle 60,000 pound Hydraulic Tension Machine
  • Tinius Olsen 60K Super L Tensile Machine
  • Stereoscopic microscope for defect analysis
  • Krautkramer Branson Ultrasonic Test Device Real Time Shop Floor Data Collection

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Engineering Services

Engineering & Pattern Shop

  • Engineering services available to form "partnerships" in development of new or existing products. Design changes can be considered to reduce casting cost.
  • AutoCad with E size plotter/scanner
  • Solidworks 3D Modeling Software
  • I-DEAS 3D Modeling Software
  • Solidification simulation software
  • Pattern Shop equipped to perform rigging, gating and minor repair of customer's pattern equipment

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Other facilities & Equipment

Shipping & Receiving

  • (10) Receiving and shipping docks

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