Once the knuckles are cast
, they are fed into the cell where a robot saws off the gating, performs trim operations, initiates a quenching and performs x-ray inspection.
After leasing a building to Winslow Manufacturing, a machine shop that produced nut plate drills (for aerospace applications), Johnson was contacted by one of the Winslow employees on how to cast
the drills instead of machine them.
AECCo first delved into the CGC process to cast
low- to medium-volume stainless steel components, such as catalytic converters for the Chevrolet Camero and exhaust manifolds for the 4.6L Lincoln--Mercury engine.
* the possibility to cast
iron with lower carbon equivalents;
3000-2500 B.C.--Small objects are cast
via lost wax (investment casting) process in the Near East.
Installations: More than 200 users, including Advanced Cast
Products, Inc., Meadville, Pennsylvania; Grede Foundries, Inc., Milwaukee; Lufkin Industries, Inc., Lufkin, Texas; and Wisconsin Precision Casting Co., East Troy, Wisconsin.
For the spacer component, Robinson Foundry melted 319 aluminum in an R&D crucible furnace previously used for lost foam and cast
it on one of its existing iron mold lines.
* Website-Only Article--"Uncovering the Path to Cast
Iron Machinability Solutions," G.M.
Produced via nobake sand casting by Maynard Steel Casting Co., Milwaukee, the cast
components' geometry when assembled has a curvature to it that reproves the breakout force of the dipper in application to increase fill rate.
Hitchcock also hrought its casting conversion experience to Boeing, including the world's first cast
pressurized door with a caston skin for the 757 aircraft,
The lost foam process is capable of making complicated part shapes with low manufacturing costs and can consolidate several fabricated components into a single cast
part-benefits that could be combined with the weight advantage of magnesium to help create a market for new magnesium casting applications.
Meanwhile, application of cast
gray and ductile iron by the rail industry last year was 7000 and 8000 tons, respectively.
Castings used in implant applications are investment cast
. After the castings are cleaned and finished, they are heat-treated and sometimes hot isostatic pressed (a process in which the castings are placed under intense pressure to eliminate all measurable porosity) to increase mechanical properties.
Hydril's designs are about 90% cast
steel, and employ the firm's own specially formulated alloy.
Furthermore, you also will find state-of-the-art casting technology on the Space Shuttle, which utilizes 17 cast
metal components in its main engine alone.