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Aluminum Foundries and Casting Companies

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial aluminum foundries and casting companies. Access our comprehensive index to review and source aluminum foundries with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These aluminum foundries can design, engineer and manufacture aluminum castings to your specifications and application needs. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these aluminum foundries. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether it’s for a manufacturer of aluminum castings, sand castings, or miniature die castings.

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  • Hercules, CA 510-741-3170

    Precision die castings plus a multitude of related services, including engineering, designing, machining, finishing and assembly, occur at A and B Die Casting. Specializing in low to medium volume solutions, we also offer competitive prices. As a manufacturer we have served the architectural lighting, computer, medical hardware and telecommunications industries.

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  • Somerset, NJ 732-246-0070

    Our aluminum foundry is an expert at taking the raw material of aluminum and casting it into an object that is fully functional and refined looking. At the start the aluminum is just a hunk of metal that looks as if it has no purpose other than being a paper weight. However, after it is melted and poured into a mold that piece of alloy will have a purpose that is most definitely not being used as a piece of decor.

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  • Mira Loma, CA 951-681-3900

    Aluminum Die Casting, Inc. became an industry leader through money saving solutions in 1950. We combine old fashioned craftsmanship with today's modern equipment in order to bring you the highest quality die cast and machined parts. Our capabilities are CNC machined billet prototypes as well as full production including: plating, painting, powder coating silk screening, and mechanical assembly.

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  • Terre Haute, IN 800-467-6252

    Dating back to 1919, Modern Aluminum Casting Co., Inc. has set the bar for quality and engineering excellence in the casting industry. Our facility is fully automated and designed to meet any demand. We work with a variety of metals and casting types including sand, permanent mold, or die casting. We will work with you at every stage to ensure you are 100% satisfied.

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  • Mesa, AZ 818-486-1522

    ZETWERK provides high quality die-cast components produced using range of materials including aluminum, zinc, copper, brass and bronze alloys. We also perform necessary secondary operations on the die-cast parts such as finish machining, surface treatment etc. ZETWERK is ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certified. Our die-casting plants are IATF 16949:2016 certified.

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  • Glendale Heights, IL 888-327-8077

    If your application is in need of high quality die castings, Fast-Rite International has the capabilities. We have experience working with materials such as carbon steel, alloy steel, stainless steel, and heat resistant steel. Our expert engineers will work with you from start to finish, and our quality control team enforces all ISO:9001 protocols during every phase of the process. Contact us today to get started!

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Aluminum Foundries Industry Information

Aluminum Foundries

To cast aluminum and aluminum products, engineers work in aluminum foundries. Foundries are factories that produce metal castings, so, in short, aluminum foundries are aluminum casting factories. Foundries also commonly process cast iron, bronze, brass, steel, magnesium and other metals. Aluminum is cast by melting it into a liquid form, pouring it into a mold and then, after the aluminum cast solidifies and cools, removing it from the mold or cast. It may be cast into various shapes and sizes.

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Advantages of Aluminum Foundries

Casting aluminum presents several advantages. Aluminum is lightweight, retains strength at high temperatures and has high dimensional stability for complex shapes and thin walls, good corrosion resistance, good mechanical properties and high thermal and electrical conductivity.

History of Aluminum Foundries

Aluminum castings enjoy widespread usage in the auto industry and in the home. More than half of the aluminum used in cars is made in aluminum foundries and cast aluminum transmission housings and pistons have frequently been used in trucks and cars since the early 1900s. Additionally, components of lawn mowers, hand tools, small appliances and other machinery are produced from shapes cast in aluminum foundries all over the world. At home, you will find the most cast aluminum in your kitchen cabinets. In fact, cookware was the first aluminum product produced for everyday use.

Design of Aluminum Foundries

Aluminum foundries use various types of source metal to charge the furnace, including virgin material, external scrap and internal scrap. External scrap is material sourced from other forming processes like punching, forging or machining. Internal scrap consists of risers, gates, defective castings and other extraneous oddments metal produced within the facilities.

Production Process
There are several steps that need to be taken to prepare the material for casting. First the metal used to charge the furnace is melted and refined to remove harmful gases and elements from the molten metal. The chemistry of the molten metal is then adjusted to fit the specifications of the intended final product, and then tapped into a transport vessel. Furnaces are used to melt the charge metal, and depending on the requirements of the manufacturer, a foundry’s furnace attributes, such as size, weight, temperature and heat sources, can all vary to accommodate specific requirements.
Materials Used
Aluminum foundries have furnaces specifically designed for aluminum, but can still vary based on the volume of aluminum being cast. Aluminum foundries most commonly use reverberatory, gas heated crucible or electric resistance furnaces. Sometimes, hydrogen or other gases get into the casting, either by physical entrapment or chemical reaction. If this is the case, it is removed via de-gassing. Aluminum castings are most often formed by die casting, but may also be made via permanent mold casting or sand casting.


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