THE 3D TECHNOLOGY IN THE INVESTMENT CASTING PROCESS

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The useage of the new 3D technologies has contributed to a major breakthrough in the production of premium quality cast parts, especially in the investment casting foundry business. The useage of 3D programs such as Solidworks (and other ones like that) enables the foundry to propose design changes to assure an optimal yield of the parts resulting in a cheaper … Read More

OFFER OF TURN-KEY PRODUCED COMPLEX IMPELLERS

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Interesting article introducing the capability of our partner Penticton foundry to offer a turn-key production of a complex shaped cast impellers; these ones are delivered finished machined to the print and balanced to the customer’s specs. Penticton can produce cast parts up to 8500 lbs in the following materials: – Ductile irons; – Grey irons; – ADI ductile irons; – … Read More

HIGH PERFORMANCE SURFACE TREATMENT

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Interesting article taken from our partner Thermetco website and explaining in details the applications of the carburizing and carbonitriding treatments; these ones contributing to improve the performance of the metallic parts both on the surface’s level as well as at the center of the parts. Click on below image to get more information. Or do not hesitate to contact Metallurgical … Read More

VISIT CANADA FORGINGS (CANFORGE) NEW WEBSITE

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Metallurgical Resources inc. Is proud to introduce you with the new website of our partner Canada Forgings (Canforge) located in Welland, ON. Canforge has developed a solid reputation over the past decades in the production of premium quality forged components, and this for the following market segments : – Aerospace – Nuclear – Gear manufacturing – Hydraulic components – Forged … Read More

RAPID PROTOTYPING WITH THE INVESTMENT CASTING PROCESS

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The investment casting process is fairly adapted to produce mid to highly complex metallic components. As a matter of fact, the useage of wax in the initial moulding stage contributes to produce parts with a smooth surface finish close to machined one (+- 125 RMS as cast) while this process enables the manufacturer to deliver parts with much more accurate … Read More

THE BENEFITS OF THE TITANIUM MATERIAL (part 1)

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Titanium (Ti in the periodic table of elements) was officially discovered in 1791 by the amateur mineralogist, Mr. Gregor. However, its extractive metallurgy being very difficult, it was not until the 1940s that commercially exploitable solutions were established. The generalization of the process of extraction of pure Ti by the Kroll method allowed a start of the titanium industry around … Read More

THERMETCO IS A NEW PARTNER REPRESENTED BY METALLURGICAL RESOURCES

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Metallurgical Resources is proud to introduce a new partner in our cluster to service our customers in the Eastern Canada and North-East USA areas: Thermetco. Specialized in a wide variety of heat treatments and quench operations, Thermetco has developed a solid reputation in the tight control of their processes. Mainly due to the implementation of strict procedures combined to the … Read More