Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the largest size part can you make?
A: Allowing for sand walls in the mold, the maximum size is 16”x 20” at about 60#.
Q: What is your casting “Sweet Spot”?
A: We are best at parts that weigh between 5# and 30# with straight forward coring.
Q: You pour ductile iron. Anything else?
A: We think it is best to focus on Ductile and Austempered Ductile Irons exclusively.
Q: We have our own machine shop, will you just sell us castings?
A: Yes, we have many customers with machining capabilities, so we supply just castings. However, we also have customers with internal machining who prefer us to supply them a finished part. We are happy to work with you to determine the best solution for your needs.
Q: Can you utilize my existing tooling?
A: If your tooling is a matchplate running on an automatic machine, the odds are very good that we can use your tool. However, it is always best to give us a call so we might discuss the specifics of your situation.
Q: Tell me about lead times.
A: We typically are within 4 – 6 weeks for a raw casting.
Q: Will you entertain systems such as Kan Ban?
A: Yes, our philosophy is to be customer focused and we welcome the chance to work together to solve a customers needs… including stocking programs when they make sense.
Q: Are you ISO certified?
A: Yes, you can view and/or download our certificate by clicking here.
Q: What kind of painting do you do?
A: We do dip coating of liquid paint.
Q: Are you unionized:
Q: What are your current sales and employee count?
A: Please contact us directly and we can give you the current figures.