Benefits of Using 316 Stainless Steel Castings

Benefits of Using 316 Stainless Steel Castings

Among all the stainless steel casting grades, 316 stainles steel, the equivalent grade is CF8M stainless steel, is the common grade used in investment casting process. As the leading stainless steel casting company in China, we would like to share the benefits of using 316 stainless steel castings in below: Corrosion Resistant Properties Due to the addition of molybdenum,316 stainless steel castings are more corrosion resistant than 304 stainless steel castings. This reduces pitting from chemical environments and allows grade 316…

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2205 vs 316 Stainless Steel Casting

2205 vs 316 Stainless Steel Casting

2205 is the most common grade of duplex stainless steel casting, while 316 is usually regarded as marine grade stainless steel type in investment casting process. There are many factors to consider when deciding 2205 duplex stainless steel or 316 stainless steel for casting. Experienced in stainless steel investment casting, CFS foundry well know the difference between 316 stainless steel casting and 2205 duplex stainless steel casting. Both grade 316 and 2205 stainless steel can be classified as marine grade…

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Stainless Steel Casting of Pump Head

Stainless Steel Casting Pump Head

Stainless steel pump head is one of the pump parts that can be produced by stainless steel casting. Stainless steel provides more durability, and is much easier to work with if you’re attaching ball valves or other stainless fittings to the pump head. Common cast stainless steel grade is 304 or 316 stainless steel. As the top leading stainless steel foundry, CFS Foundry can customize all types of stainless steel casting pump heads for pump manufacturer ors dealers. So, what…

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CF3M Stainless Steel Casting

CF3M Stainless Steel Casting

CF3M stainless steel is the equivalent type of 316L stainless steel, which is specially used in investment casting process. It is the low-carbon modification of CF8M. The presence of molybdenum increases the general corrosion resistance and the resistance to pitting by chlorides. CF3M has similar corrosion resistance and mechanical properties to CF8M. The difference is that the tensile yield strength of CF3M is somewhat less than that of CF8M at ambient temperatures. CF3M alloy is limited to a maximum temperature…

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Stainless Steel Casting or Aluminum Casting for Your Project?

Stainless Steel Casting or Aluminum Casting for Your Project

Stainless steel and aluminum are the common material for casting. Although stainless steel castings and aluminum castings are similar in appearance, they each have distinct characteristics that make them unique. Before beginning your next project, it is necessary to consider the main differences between stainless steel casting and aluminum casting: Casting Process The casting processes to form stainless steel castings and aluminum castings are not the same. Generally, stainless steel castings are formed by investment casting process, while aluminum castings…

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CF3 Stainless Steel Casting

CF3 Stainless Steel Casting

CF3 Stainless steel is the equivalent type of 304L stainless steel, which is specially used in investment casting process. CF8 and CF3 have very similar chemical and mechanical properties. CF3 is a variation of CF8 and has a lower carbon content which improves weldability and lowers the risk of reduced corrosion resistance around the weld. CF3 is preferred to CF8 when there will be no post-weld heat treatment. Solution annealing is necessary for maximum corrosion resistance and to prevent intergranular attack.…

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CF8 Stainless Steel Casting

CF8 Stainless Steel Casting

CF8, ASTM 351 standard, is the common cast alloy used in stainless steel investment casting process. Maybe you will ask what CF8 means? C –  The first letter means corrosion resistant feature that is intended to be used for casting, but CFS stainless steel foundry think it may also mean casting purpose, as you can also find F304 in ASTM A350 standard, here F means Forging. F – The second letter indicates the approximate location of the alloy on the…

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PVD Coating for Stainless Steel Casting Project

PVD Decorative Coating for Stainless Steel Casting

What is PVD Coating? PVD, short for Physical Vapor Deposition, refers to a thin film coating technique in which material is deposited on the stainless steel castings after mirror polishing by physical means under vacuum conditions. PVD coating technology for polished stainless steel casting is mainly divided into decorative coating and tool coating. 1. The purpose of PVD decorative coating is mainly to improve the surface decorative performance and color of polished stainless steel castings, while making stainless steel castings…

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Stainless Steel Casting for Turbo Elbow Adapter Flange

Stainless Steel Casting for Turbo Elbow Adapter Flange

Turbo Elbow Adapter Flange is one of the main components used in turbocharger. Such turbo elbow adapter flange is produced by stainless steel casting and machining. As the professional stainless steel casting supplier, CFS Foundry can cast and machine stainless steel turbo elbow adapter flange in different alloys and specifications. Casting Method: Stainless Steel Investment Casting Stainless steel investment casting is the ideal casting method to produce turbo elbow adapter flange, most widely used cast alloy is 304 stainless steel.…

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Precision Casting for Complex Stainless Steel Parts

Precision Casting for Complex Stainless Steel Parts

Precision Casting Basics Precision Casting, as its name implies, is the casting process for precision parts. This type of casting method is actually a lost wax investment casting process, which will be able to produce net or near net shape, high-dimensional accuracy and intricate design. In precison casting process, the first step is to build a wax version of the final product, whose dimensions are the same as finished castings. This can be done in 3 steps:  Design and manufacturing…

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