Metal Castings Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of metal casting manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top metal casting manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find metal casting companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture metal castings to your companies specifications. Then contact the metal casting companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for foundry metal castings, pot metal castings, metal die castings, or customized metal castings of every type, this is the resource for you.

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  • Crown Die Casting Corporation: Over 35 Years in the Die Casting Industry

    Die Casting For over 35 years Crown Die Casting Corporation has been providing versatile and quality die casting services. Our services include part and mold design, in-house tooling, die casting, trimming, CNC machining, and vibratory tumbling. Our greatest strength is our precision die casting and CNC machining. We even offer 3D model designs to ensure that you get what you really need. Our seasoned professions offer better designs and more desirable products than our competitors. We will always offer accurate machine work and die casting to ensure you get what...

  • The Differences Between Hot and Cold Casting

    I have always imagined cold chamber die casting to look something like a scene from an old cartoon where the character is suddenly encased in an entire block of ice. I imagined the process froze the metal quickly into the shape of a mold. Of course, this is not really the case. Freezing hot metal suddenly can cause the metal serious stress and even cause breakage in the metal. Cold chamber casing does not have so much to do with adding cold temperatures to the metal as it does with...

  • Metal Casting Companies Offer Many Casting Processes

    Imagine this scenario. You need groceries, so you decide to head to the grocery store. You've got a list of 20 or so items that you need for home. You pull into the parking lot and enter the store only to find that the store offers only one product: evaporated milk. At first you think it's just an over sized display or a special, but as you walk the aisles, you realize that there is nothing to buy except row upon row of evaporated milk. Needless to say, this store...

  • Gravity Die Casting

    The die casting process is used for the fabrication of a wide variety of metal products. However, because not all of these products can be designed using a single die casting method, engineers in the die casting industry have developed variations on the traditional die casting method in order to accommodate the making of die cast products that can be produced only in certain ways. Let's just quickly go over the most common die casting process. The process begins by drawing molten metal into a casting cavity and then pressurizing...

  • The Value of Metal Castings

    The casting industry is an essential component in the American industrial machine. There's no denying the importance of casting to manufacturing, as an extensive variety of finished manufactured parts involve one or more die cast products. Casting is one of the most effective means by which metal products with complex profiles can be created. Just of few of the many possible die casting products include RF housings, bearing housings, compressor bearing caps, lock hardware and even linear actuators. The casting process makes the production of complex metal products possible. This...

  • Metal Foundries: A Look Inside Metal Castings

    A metal foundry is a place where metal is transformed from its base material into useable ingots that can be transformed into usable metal pieces. Some foundries shape their own metal pieces, while others ship the finished metal off to other factories for further processing. There are a variety of different metals that can be used to create metal casting and shapes. Usually, aluminum and iron are used, but other metals, like bronze, steel, copper, tin, magnesium, and zinc are also processed in a factory and shaped into parts using...

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Metal Castings

Metal casting is the process of shaping a molten metal into a usable product. Metal casting is one of the most widely used and time-tested metal forming methods in existence.

The earliest known metal casting is believed to have been formed around 3200 B.C.E. and was made of copper. The first examples of cast iron appeared around 800 B.C.E and were followed closely by sand castings around the sixth century B.C.E. Since those first developments, the concepts and operating principles behind metal casting have not changed; casting involves melting a metal and forcing it into a mold in order to give it a shape. Today, cast metal products can be found in all kinds of industrial, commercial and consumer products contexts, and they are applied in many ways. In the automotive industry, most engine block varieties are made with die casters. Cast aluminum valve covers are also widely used in automotive applications. Steering wheel structures can often be made of cast magnesium which is among the more versatile casting materials. Alloy castings of all varieties are used in commercial and residential plumbing systems. There are several ways in which metals can be cast, but one of the most efficient and advanced methods is die casting.

Die casting involves pressurizing molten metal and injecting it into a mold in order to shape it. Aluminum, brass, bronze, zinc, magnesium, lead and several other metal varieties can be die cast, though not all metals can be die cast using the same methods and machinery. As the molten metal cools, it takes the shape of the mold and solidifies into that shape, at which point it is removed from the mold. Metal castings are very useful and common for several reasons. They can produce complex parts of all shapes and sizes. Also, the metal casting process is very economical and produces little waste; extra metal in castings can be collected, reheated and reused. There are many different types of metal castings. Die casting is so widely used because of the precision with which it can create parts. Metal shaping operations that require greater accuracy and intricacy, such as gear manufacturing, usually employ die casting as their metal shaping method. Other types of casting methods include centrifugal molds, permanent molds, expendable pattern and investment castings. The particular type of metal casting chosen depends on the requirements of the application.

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