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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.

For more information about a specific alloy or manufacturing process, contact us or consider a TekSession. You can also browse our hundreds of available alloys for the material properties that best fit your application.

Heat Treatment for Metals

What is Heat Treatment? Heat treatment is a thermal process that accomplishes three primary improvements to the material...
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Seven Examples Of Metal Castings Saving The Customer Money

Centrifugal Casting Reduced Machine And Casting Scrap The valve cage regulates and helps control the flow of fluid...
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3D Metal Printing and Metal Casting

As 3D metal printing becomes more commercially viable, it is tempting to assume that it represents a direct...
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What You May Not Know About MetalTek

MetalTek exists for the expressed purpose of Making A Lasting Difference.  This purpose is supported by four core...
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MetalTek To Hold On-Site Hiring Event on Thursday, April 21 in Waukesha, WI

MetakTek is thrilled to announce that our Wisconsin Centrifugal Division will hold an on-site hiring event on Thursday,...
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What to Consider in Metal Casting Design

From large projects to small production runs, selecting the appropriate metal casting process to achieve the desired design...
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Domestic Sourcing vs. International Sourcing of Metal Castings

When a North American manufacturer considers where to source metal castings, the choice typically involves domestic sourcing (North...
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Considerations When Specifying and Purchasing Metal Castings

Metal casting is a complex process that requires numerous considerations when purchasing, including casting design, the metal casting...
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Stephanie Langer Joins MetalTek As Chief People Officer

I am excited to announce that Stephanie Langer joined the MetalTek team on Wednesday, January 26 as Chief...
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Sandusky International & Sandusky Limited: Leaders Ready To Serve Your Pulp & Paper Application Needs

The Sandusky International and Sandusky Limited Divisions of MetalTek have been the worldwide leaders in manufacturing paper roll...
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Case Study: Custom Manufactured Stainless-Steel Suction Press Roll Shell

This case study featured a duplex stainless-steel suction press roll shell custom manufactured by Sandusky International for a...
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How To Select Suction Roll Shell Material For Pulp And Paper Applications

There is a significant difference among suction roll shell alloys. When properly selected, the material will withstand the...
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