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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

Which casting process should you use to manufacture your metal part? This is a common question when customers...

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 Properties –...

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...

Nickel Aluminum Bronze Material Profile

Grade Nickel Aluminum Bronze Alloys Description This group of alloys contains nickel and is primarily selected where a...

What Is Austenitic Stainless Steel?

Austenitic stainless steels are a form of stainless steel that contain significant amounts of chromium and nickel, often...

Near-Net Shaping: Combining Shaping Technology with the Centrifugal Process

Overview Near-net shaping combines various shaping technologies, such as sand casting and investment casting, with the high-integrity centrifugal...

Material Applications: Alternative Corrosion Resistant Materials

Coatings of various types are often used to enhance corrosion resistance in metals when metallic properties like strength...