Stainless Steel Casting for Pipe Fittings

What is Stainless Steel Casting?

Stainless steel casting refers to the precision casting process in stainless steel, other than other cast steels. Stainless steel is one type of cast steel with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass. Stainless steel casting has the features of highly corrosion resistant and wear resistant, provides excellent machinability, and is well-known for its shining appearance.

CFS foundry is the top stainless steel casting company in China utilizing silica sol casting process. We can manufacture custom stainless steel investment castings that match your exact design specifications. Most of the stainless steel casting grades avaialble in our company are: 304(L), 316(L), PH17-4, etc.

For the advantages of stainless steel casting, stainless steel cast components are commonly designed and produced for various applications, especially those in severe environments. Popular markets served include: food machinery, medical equipments, valve & pumps, oil and gas industry, agriculture, and others.

What are Pipe Fittings? Where Are They Used?

stainless steel cast pipe fittings

Pipe fittings are used to connect pieces of pipe together. Pipe fittings connect to pipes in one of two ways: by threads or by slip fit. Metal pipes are threaded, while plastic pipe can be threaded or slip fit. As the names indicate, threaded pipes screw together to connect, while slip fit pipes use sleeves that slip into one another. They are organized by male and female connectors.

Stainless Steel Pipe fittings could be produced in both casting and forging methods. Considering the high tooling cost of forging, to be more cost effective, casting is perferred when the quantity is small. Stainless steel casting could be used to produce different types of pipe fittings in small runs.

In order to screw the pipe fittings to another piece, cast stainless steel pipe fittings need to be further machined for threads.

CFS foundry specialises in producing various custom pipe fittings with our stainless steel casting and machining capabilities. Popular types of pipe fittings could be cast and machined in our factory are: 45° Elblw, 90° Elbow, Tee, Coupling, Union fitting, Hex bushing, and more.

Contact us now or follow the tips if you need stainless steel casting service in China for your pipe fitting source.

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