THE HIGH-CHROMIUM IRON ALLOY OUTLAST THE RUBBER IN LIFE-EXPECTANCY IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

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Interesting case study by our partner Pencticton foundry featuring the unique characteristics of the White High-Chromium iron that enable our customers to benefit from a significant cost-saving over the life of the parts in service compared to the useage of rubber material for the same applications. To know more about what our partner Penticton foundry can do to help you … Read More

EXPERTISE IN HIGH-QUALITY CASTING PARTS FOR THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS

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Laroche foundry, a partner of Metallurgical Resources, has developed a solid expertise in the production of high-quality cast parts installed in hydraulic systems. The very strict leaking test (in the oil passage) made at the end of the machining, finishing and testing processes is highly critical from a quality standpoint. If the part fails the test then it is rejected, … Read More

COBALT MATERIAL: A MATERIAL WITH SURPRISING PROPERTIES – USEAGE IN VARIOUS INDUSTRIES (PART 3)

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Various types of industries successfully using the cobalt alloys The cobalt alloys feature numerous benefits helping to meet specific requirements in various industries. It is a versatile material combining wear, corrosion and high-temperature resistance. Many users have understood the benefits of using such an alloy and it is now commonly used in many market segments such as aerospace, oil & … Read More

CONVERSION OF A WELDMENT DESIGN INTO AN INVESTMENT CAST PART

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Interesting testimony about a US-based foundry that helped their customer to combine a cost-reduction with reduced lead time by converting this original weldment designed part into an investment lost-was cast part. Credit : Incast magazine – October 2019 issue Do not hesitate to contact us in order to evaluate what our partners can do to help you select the most … Read More

INNOVATION IN THE FOUNDRY PROCESS (part 1)

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Interesting prototype of aluminum cast part developed for a space probe. Credit : Modern Casting magazine (april 2019) Please contact us at (514) 236-5441 (or by email at pbelley@metallurgicalresources.com) to see how we can help your company in the development of innovative parts to be used in your market segment.

SOLUTION IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Are you looking for solutions for your products and/or equipments that the standard processes (such as machining) can’t resolve? Are you targeting to develop very small dimension components with limited wall-thickness combined with complex and intricate shapes? Do you face issues to develop new performant parts that are very difficult to produce upon the classic and standard processes (featuring complex … Read More

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION OF A MACHINED PART INTO A CAST PART (PART 1)

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Very good example of a significant cost-saving (80% of cost-reduction) for a robotic surgery equipments manfacturer by changing the process to make this part by machining from an aluminum solid block vs using a foundry process! Contact us so we can look into your specific needs and validate if you could benefit of some cost-reduction in the manufacturing of your … Read More

Improved performance of a new bi-metallic wye piece in high-chromium iron material

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Very interesting article from our partner Penticton foundry about how they helped one of their customer to replace a CCO overlayed material wye part by a new bi-metallic (combination of high-chromium iron and steel materials) cast Y shape part. They have successfully replaced the ole pieces enabling the end customer to reduce the number of downtimes related to maintenance while … Read More

Laroche foundry capability

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Laroche foundry (Pont-Rouge, Qc Canada): www.larochefoundry.com To know more about what Laroche foundry can do to support your company, please contact Metallurgical Resources at pbelley@metallurgicalresources.com or by phone at (514) 236-5441. Click on the video below to watch the operations at Laroche foundry: