Capabilities

PLANT OVERVIEW (2-12-16) - ISO9001:2008 Registered

Current Employees: 70       Current Capacity: 80%        Patterns: 6,000+       Customers: 300+                   

Customer Base: Range from Fortune 500 companies to small machine shops. No customer has more than 10% of total capacity. No automotive work.  Customer industrial categories: Agricultural, power generation, heating & air conditioning, water related products, & general industrial applications.

Product Mix: 65% Ductile iron & 35% Gray iron.  Weight ranges from several ounces to 250 lbs.

Run Requirements: Low to Medium volume shop specializing in short run work.  We specialize in quick turnaround with an emphasis on customer service, problem solving ability, & casting conversions.

Melt

1- 8-ton (16,000 lb) Inductotherm Coreless Induction Furnace (Tap 6,000 lb/hr)

1- Heraeus Datacast Entouch Eutectometer: Temp/Thermal Analysis, Carbon, Silicon, C.E., cooling curve

Sand

1 Beardsley and Piper 75B Speed Mullor 1500 lbs/min; 75# new sand per 1500lb batch

1- Simpson Batch Mullor; 150 ton sand silo

1- Hartley Automated Sand Control System

Molding

2- Beardsley and Piper 2016 16x20 Match Blowmatic Molding Machines (oz-40lbs)

1- Beardsley and Piper 2026 20x26 Automatic Molding Machine (oz-75lbs)

1- Osborn 722 Cope & Drag pin lift molding machine 28x36x12 flasks (up to 250 lbs)

Core

1- Kloster 200 lbs/min Core Sand Mixer

2- Oil Core benches; Oven

3- Redford HP-43A Shell Core Machines

1- Dependable Foundry Equipment 400-FA Shell Core Machine

1- Redford Carver Simple Advantage SACM-25 Phenolic Urethane core machine; 25lb capacity

Airset Cores (Sodium silicate & phenolic urethane)

Finishing

1- Didion Rotary Sand/Casting Separator & 1- 14 cubic foot Wheelabrator Shot Blaster

2- Table Cutoff Saws & 1 Swing-Saw Cutoff saw for large castings

3- Air Bench Grinding stations & 5 Wheel Grinder Cleaning stations

Lab Equipment

1- SpectroMaxx Spectrometer; we provide Certified Chemistry Analysis

1- Nikon Photo-Microscope; Nodularity checks (Ductile Iron)

1- Polimet 1000 Grinder/Polisher

1- Detroit Testing Machine PH-2 BHN tester; we provide Certified Brinell Hardness (BHN) checks

1- GRC HLN-11A Hardness Tester

Value Added Services (outsourced):

- Tensile Test: bars certified to conform to ASTM A48, A536 & A897 mechanical performance standards

- CMM Testing; Non-destructive testing: Radiographic X-ray & Magnetic Particle testing; Process FMEA

- Machining; Heat Treating; Painting/Plating; MAGMA Solidification Modeling; Manufacturability Design

- Capable of performing PPAP per AIAG specifications; First Article; SpaceClaim design software

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