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Capable of complex part geometries, with flask sizes from 16" x 20" up to 36" x 36"

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Your Guide to Material Selection

Your Guide to Material Selection

When it comes to material selection, it really comes down to your part’s function: What is it going to do? What mechanical properties are you looking for? Will it be subjected to high stress or wear? Will your part include fine details (like lettering or your company...

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The Hidden Costs of Inventory

The Hidden Costs of Inventory

Excess inventory can provide the comfort of a security blanket. If you always have more parts than you need, lead times could not get any shorter. But, consider when you’re a couple parts short for an order when you go to pull inventory on the day of delivery and you...

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Designing for the Sand Casting Process

Designing for the Sand Casting Process

CASTING DESIGN – THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW A situation we often encounter is our customers completing full design of their parts before contacting us. In their process they have locked in their design and assembly to the point where there is little flexibility to...

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Is Sand Casting Right For You?

Sand casting, also known as sand-molded casting, is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material.  A one-time sand mold is produced, which may contain one or more impressions of the part. The mold cavities and gate system are created by...

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Know When it’s Time to Move on From Die Casting

Know When it’s Time to Move on From Die Casting

As your manufacturing volumes remain at high levels, die casting is often the obvious casting process to use. But, most manufacturers don’t recognize when the status quo may be hurting them. Die casting is one of three commonly known aluminum casting processes next to...

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