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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...

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...

Centrifugal Casting Process: Featured Solution Examples

Think of a problem that you face in metal component design or application. Here are some examples of...

Ferritic Stainless Steel Material Profile

Grade Ferritic Stainless Steels. Description Stainless steels owe their ability to resist corrosion primarily to the presence of...

Continuous Casting Process: Featured Solution Examples

Think of a problem that you face in metal component design or application. Here are some examples of...

Ferralium Duplex Stainless Steel Material Profile

Grade Ferralium® 255 (J32550 / Licensed by Langley Alloys) Description Proprietary high strength duplex stainless steel Duplex Stainless...

Red Brass Material Profiles

Grade MTEK 844 (C84400) and MTEK 85-5-5-5 (C83600) Red brasses Description General utility alloys where reasonable strength and...