SUCCESS STORY IN CONVERTING A WELDMENT PART INTO CASTING (PART 2)

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A customer of our partner NIAGARA INVESTMENT CASTINGS, in the market segment of the electrical metallic casing components, was looking to find a combined solution to reduce the cost of their parts while increasing the level of quality of these ones. Our investment casting partner was approached and decided to accept the challenge. After a deep analysis of all the … Read More

COST-REDUCTION PROJECT IN AN ALUMINUM PLANT (PART 2)

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G.E. Gilbert, a high-qualified machine shop represented by Metallurgical Resources and specialized in complex weldment fabrication, has again demonstrated their great capability to make the difference for their customer. How? By offering a customized solution generating permanent cost reduction on some production replacement parts. This important Canadian aluminum plant has to replace their white-iron support guide every 2-3 months. Our … Read More

IMPORTANT COST-SAVING FOR AN OIL SANDS CYCLONE PLANT

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Penticton Foundry, a proactive partner represented by Metallurgical Resources, has demonstrated in this special project that the supply of a component with the right material can lead to an outstanding achievement in major cost-reduction of total operation cost per hour. Read this article below by clicking on the link and you will be amazed by the incredible performance of the … Read More

CENTRIFUGAL CASTING PROCESS (part 2)

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Steel casting by centrifugal is carried out by spinning the mould on a horizontal or vertical axis, the resulting centrifugal force making the molten metal fill all the cavities of the mould. This procedure is mainly applied to mould round parts such as tubes, sleeves, bushings, rings, etc.; without any need for riveting, given that the centrifugal force projects the … Read More

THE CANFORGE DIFFERENCE

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On top of being one of the most important forging manufacturers in Canada, Canada Forgings distinctive touch is in the following segments: Lear more about what Canada Forgings can do to make the difference for your company:

BSL CASTING: Making cast parts of 2000 lbs and less in all steel & wear-resistant alloys

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BSL Casting is a steel & wear-resistant iron foundry casting parts of 2000 lbs and less in all the steel alloys and in white high-chromium irons. They expertise, among other ones, is to successfully convert machined and weldment parts into castings. Resulting in higher physical properties and often combined with a cost-reduction. See below their corporate video.

THE BASIC OF THE INVESTMENT CASTING PROCESS

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See below and interesting video prepared by Niagara investment castings explaining in details the investment casting process. A reminder that this process is generally suitable for cast parts of 150 lbs and with an approximative maximum external dimensions of 18-20’’. Standard as cast surface finish of about 125 RMS with dimensional tolerances of +- 0.010-0.015’’ for the first inch and … Read More

COST-REDUCTION PROJECT IN AN ALUMINUM PLANT (PART 1)

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G.E. Gilbert, a reliable partner (in machining and weldment fabrication) represented by Metallurgical Resources, has helped one of the most important aluminum plant in North-America to reduce the annual cost of various replacement parts. All this, by offering technical cost-effective solutions generating permanent cost-saving. The customer, located in the Province of Quebec (Canada), had a recurrent problem of quick wear … Read More

THE OSI SELF-CENTERED PLANER: AN INNOVATION FOR THE WOOD TRANSFORMATION INDUSTRY

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OSI Machinery, a sister company of Metallurgical Resources’ partner OSI PRECISION, has once more demonstrated their capability to go a step further in their commitment to their customers by offering a targeted solution to the problem they face: See below the corporate video about the OSI self-centered planer offering performance and accuracy while limiting the downtimes at their minimum. Used … Read More