Investment Casting for Pump & Valve Application

valve body casting

In the manufacturing of pumps and valves, investment casting process plays an indispensable role as it lends itself readily to produce the very complex shapes of pump and valve components. When valve castings and pump castings are made by CFS foundry, the additional advantages of very close tolerances and consistent quality are obtained — important factors if the ever increasing demands of modern industry are to be met. The CFS range of investment casting materials permits selection of the appropriate grade…

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Iron Castings for Post Tension System

Flat slad anchor castings

Post-tensioning is a method of reinforcing (strengthening) concrete or other materials with high-strength steel strands or bars, typically referred to as tendons. Post-tensioning applications include office and apartment buildings, parking structures, slabs-on-ground, bridges, sports stadiums, rock and soil anchors, and water-tanks. In many cases, posttensioning allows construction that would otherwise be impossible due to either site constraints or architectural requirements. Although post-tensioning systems require specialized knowledge and expertise to fabricate, assemble and install, the concept is easy to explain. Imagine…

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Investment Casting for Agricultural Application

Investment casting can be used to customize a variety of metal components for industries like Medical, Construction, Mining, Forestry, Automotive, ect. Together with other industries, agricultural machinery is also one of the main fields that investment castings are applied for. In our investment casting company, investment castings for agricultural application occupy about 20% of all the investment castings made. So we can see investment castings take an important role for agricultural equipments manufacturing. We normally name “Agricultural Castings” as Agricultural…

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Investment Casting for Bucket Protection Wear Parts

bucket protection wear parts

Bucket Protection Wear Protection plays an important role in the mining industry, protecting the most important parts of earth moving and construction equipment buckets, providing additional protection in the toughest conditions. Besides bucket teeth & adapaters, investment casting can also makes replacement wear parts for excavator and loader buckets include Sidebar Mounts, Corner Guards, Lip Shrouds, Heel Blocks, Wear Plates and Sidebar Protectors, which all assist in protecting and extending the life of the bucket. Of course, all wear protection by investment casting…

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Precision Casting from China Company?

precision casting

What is Precision Casting? Precision casting is a special casting process that generally does not require extra machining, such as investment casting, die casting, ect. Precision casting is a casting method different from traditional casting technique. It can obtain relatively accurate shape and high precision castings. A common approach is: First of all, design and make mould in accordance with the requirements of product (can leave little or no allowance), using the pouring method to obtain original wax patterns; Secondly,…

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How to Identify & Select the Right Bucket Tooth?

J Series bucket teeth

Unsure what bucket tooth you’ve got on your bucket? Use this guide to find out. There are several ways to determine your bucket tooth fitment style and size. Most of our customers are not sure about the types of bucket teeth they should purchase or use, so we recommend some methods to guide them for better application. Normally, bucket tooth manufacturer will cast the part number of a bucket tooth directly outside the surface of the tooth. If you can’t locate it…

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Investment Casting For Mining Application

investment casting for mining industry

Mining industry is one of the fields that investment casting is involved in (medical industry, construction machinery, agricultural machinery, ect). In our foundry, investment castings for mining application takes up about 30%. This data proves that investment casting plays an important role in the mining equipments manufacturing. Most of the investment castings for mining application exported are steel castings. That is why many companines for mining spare parts business purchase steel castings from China. Of course, CFS foundry can also…

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Steel Castings from China

steel castings from china

What is Steel Casting? Steel Casting is a type of steel parts made from casting process. Such steel castings are used when iron castings cannot deliver enough strength or shock resistance for application. Main materials of steel castings are: Carbon steel, alloy steel & stainless steel. Features of Steel Castings: Machinability: To achieve accurate tolerances and good surface finish, steel castings are often required to do machining after casting. During all the steel castings, carbon steel casting is the easiest…

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Sourcing Investment Castings in China vs. India

China vs India for investment castings

What are the relative advantages of China over India, when it comes to sourcing investment casting products? One of our American customer Nicholas, has been living in India for 30 years and spent all this time sourcing from there. He has started sourcing from Chinese investment casting suppliers about 5 years ago. First, here is why he “strongly disagrees that India is in any way, comparable to China”. Logistics is a joke in India. It takes 3 days to unload/load…

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Stainless Steel Investment Casting for Meat Grinder Parts

meat grinder parts

Meat grinder, also called meat mincer, is a kitchen appliance for fine chopping (‘mincing’) and/or mixing of raw or cooked meat, fish, vegetables or similar food. With meat grinder, we can fastly grind the metal as small as we like, which is very convenient for housing life. Just wash the meat cleanly and put it into the mouse of grinder body, then shake the handle for working. But, you may ask how the metal grinder is produced? Like other food machinery…

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