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MetalTek uses our integrated alloy and process expertise to help customers make their products perform better in the world's most demanding applications. Please browse the blog topics displayed below to find a topic of interest to you.

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Tooling for Different Types of Casting Processes

Tooling is critical to the different metal casting processes that MetalTek uses to manufacture components for the world’s...

Why MetalTek Is The Right Choice

When a business is true to its values, it shows. Being a company with true purpose takes something...

What is NADCAP Certification, and Do You Need It?

Earning NADCAP certification means that a company has improved its processes to be a better supplier to Aerospace...

Benefits of Using Sand or Centrifugal Castings for Tooling Dies

What manufacturing process do you utilize for your hot forming and superplastic forming dies? Forgings, fabrications, castings, something...

Tooling And Forming Dies: Tips For Selecting The Best Alloy For Your Application

You have designed your tooling or forming die based on the finished part you need, and you know...

3 Examples Using Metal Castings for Tooling in Aerospace Applications

Hot forming and superplastic forming dies are a tool used to form a material to a desired shape....

4 Examples When the Investment Casting (Lost Wax) Process Solved A Customer’s Problem

Think of a problem that you face in metal component design or application. MetalTek helps companies just like...

MetalTek International’s Safety Culture

MetalTek’s top priority is safety. Our safety culture is based on the ideas that safety is everyone’s responsibility...

MetalTek Announces Karen Loritz as Chief Financial Officer

Press Release MetalTek International, a leading global manufacturer of critical metal components that power, protect, and connect the...

5 Examples of How the Centrifugal Casting Process Helped A Customer

Are you facing a problem with any of your metal components? Does your gut tell you there has...

Metal Casting Processes Compared: When to consider a specific process

What are the different types of metal casting processes and which casting process should you use to manufacture...

What Are Tool Steel Alloys?

Tool steel alloys are high carbon chrome steels containing differing amounts of molybdenum, cobalt and/or vanadium or other...