THE BENEFITS OF THE TITANIUM MATERIAL (part 1)

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Titanium (Ti in the periodic table of elements) was officially discovered in 1791 by the amateur mineralogist, Mr. Gregor. However, its extractive metallurgy being very difficult, it was not until the 1940s that commercially exploitable solutions were established. The generalization of the process of extraction of pure Ti by the Kroll method allowed a start of the titanium industry around … Read More

THERMETCO IS A NEW PARTNER REPRESENTED BY METALLURGICAL RESOURCES

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Specialized in a wide variety of heat treatments and quench operations, Thermetco has developed a solid reputation in the tight control of their processes. Mainly due to the implementation of strict procedures combined to the implementation of competent and experimented technical and production teams including a few engineers. Thermetco is ISO9001 / AS9100 / NADCAP and Controlled Good Program registred. … Read More

CANADA FORGINGS CAPABILITY

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Please click on the link below and discover the complete range of manufacturing of this important canadian forging manufacturer. The link will feature the forged materials listing, the dimensional spectrum of manufacturing as well as the most common types of parts forged by Canforge. In order to know more about what Canada Forgings can do to fulfill your requirements, do … Read More

What are the factors to take in consideration when you plan to cast a part in an investment casting process?

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First of all, let’s ask ourselves the following question: In which cases it pays off to cast in the investment casting process? Among many factors to consider, we generally consider to cast in an investment casting foundry process when: To have a complete topo about all the details to consider when producing an investment casting part, please click on the … Read More

COST-REDUCTION PROJECT IN AN ALUMINUM PLANT (PART 3)

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Specialized in the supply of innovative solutions to their customers, our partner G.E. Gilbert has distinguished themselves in a 3rd cost-reduction project with one of the biggest aluminum plant in North-America. After the success of the 2 first projects completed with their customer, G.E. Gilbert has been appointed to evaluate another problem: the short life-expectancy of the aluminum scum shovels. … Read More

WHAT IS THE OPEN-DIE FORGING PROCESS?

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The forged parts are formed to the required shape by the useage of hydraulic presses and hammers applying a huge amount of pressure on preheated raw material billets; To know more about what can Canada Forgings can make in term of open-die forging parts, do not hesitate to visit them by cliking in below link; Or simple directly contact Metallurgical … Read More

Unlimited possibilities by making sand molds and cores with 3D printing technology

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The foundry business grows fast and, to keep up the pace, the players need to use the latest and most efficient technologies wherever available. One good example is the useage of the most innovative technologies enabling foundries to produce highly complex sand molds and cores while still very accurate dimension wise. This type of technology – that is using the … Read More

Success in converting a weldment into a steel casting part (part 3)

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As demonstrated in a previous article, about BSL Casting project featuring the conversion of a differential housing for a railcart manufacturer; during the same project our partner had also to convert a few railcart axles, including attached open cast pivoting axle. As you can certainly notice in attached picture, the shapes of the weldment we certainly not optimal ones. The … Read More