Casting Process Selection
Process diversity supported by solidification modeling and fluid dynamics save you time and money
Which metalworking process is the best fit for your challenging application? An intricate investment casting? A continuous cast bar with a profile that reduces machining? A net-shape centrifugal? And how would you know? Why not partner with the industry's leading supplier that brings the unique combination of diverse processes and the technology to support them?
MetalTek International’s Engineering staff employs the latest computer modeling tools to manage solidification and fluid dynamics through all casting processes, including Centrifugal, Sand, and Investment. During the modeling process, MetalTek can determine which casting process best fits your needs.
Where speed is king and prototype costs are high, development lead times and learning curves are reduced using these tools. They are especially powerful in helping to optimize stock allowances and pour temperatures to ensure product quality. Castings can be analyzed on the computer screen before they are in metal to manage potential trouble spots in product geometry - so designs can be optimized for manufacturability and cost control. Customers often come to MetalTek with challenging product designs, and tools like these promote continuous improvement and prevent problems before they hit the shop floor.