COBALT MATERIAL: A MATERIAL WITH SURPRISING PROPERTIES (PART 2 – CHARACTERISTICS)

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Cobalt is used in a broad spectrum of areas ranging from health to lithium batteries to the aerospace industry. Cobalt alloys have found their place and utility in many industries. Each benefits, in their own way, from the many characteristics of this metal and the alloys of which it forms part.   It was initially for the needs of its … Read More

COBALT MATERIAL: A MATERIAL WITH SURPRISING PROPERTIES (PART 1 – HISTORY)

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The cobalt material, though not much known throughout the industries, has been used for more than 3000 years. Before becoming an element of the periodic table, this metal was used unconsciously for coloring various products including vases and glasses. These Cobalt-blued products are found in many cultures throughout the centuries, including in China and remarkably in ancient Egypt, which became … Read More

Bi metallic piping replaces CCO 28″wye and lateral piping assemblies

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Our partner Penticton foundry has again successfully replace an old parts used by one of their customers in the albertan oil field by a new more performant bi-metallic solution. Please read the whole story at the following link:

IMPORTANCE OF THE MATERIAL AND PART TESTING AND CERTIFICATION

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The severe quality requirements of a growing number of companies in today’s industry (for cast parts used in harsh environments) has led to the selection of premium level suppliers that can be trusted for above needs. Partners that have implemented strict internal inspection procedures for both the raw material as well as the finished metal parts delivered to end customers. … Read More

3D PRINTING STATIC TECHNOLOGY: EFFICIENT TOOL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW SANDCAST PARTS

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The development in the useage of 3D printers to rapidly make new prototype parts has significantly expanded over the last decade. The 3D metallic printer is a very good example of that new way to develop new components. However, if the engineering team has already identified that the mass production of the parts must be made in a sandcasting process … Read More

Winner and finalists – AFS “casting of the year” contest

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Please see below the winner and the finalists of the annual AFS “casting of the year” contest. Source: MODERN CASTING magazine – May 2018 issue

COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTION TO SIGNIFICANTLY EXTEND THE LIFE-EXPECTANCY OF A KEY COMPONENT IN THE OIL SANDS INDUSTRY

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Very interesting article from our partner Penticton foundry about how they successfully helped one of their Oil Sand industry customer by reducing their maintenance cost of a hydro transport spool equipment. They have used the existing fabrication assembly by inserting a high-wear resistance material liner. Once the liner is worn-out (which last much longer than the original fabrication itself) they … Read More

NEW WEBSITE OF OUR PARTNER LAROCHE FOUNDRY

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Metallurgical Resource is proud to introduce you with the new website of our partner Laroche foundry: Laroche is specialized in the pouring of grey and ductile cast iron alloys for parts up to 3000 lbs upon the most common ASTM north-american standards. Their main focus is in the following 2 market segments: – Municipal cast parts, especially the customized municipal … Read More

EXPERTISE IN FORGING GIANT BENTON CRANE HOOKS

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Why is Canforge one of the rare forging plant in Canada able to forget such types of hooks? Since this type of equipment will lift parts and weight from a few tons up to a couple hundred tons, you need an expert team to support your engineering team accordingly and make the right piece of equipment to meet your specific … Read More

THE BENEFITS OF THE TITANIUM MATERIAL (PART 2)

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Titanium is one of the most noble metal and features multiple characteristics that contribute to solve many issues in our world looking for lighter components outlasting former material used in the industries for decades, if not centuries. One of the best element is the lightness and lower density of Titanium vs standard material such as steel (40% less dense than … Read More