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Casting & Metal Capabilities

Casting Weights

Gray Iron: 0.5# to 75#
Ductile Iron: 0.5# to 60#

Maximum Flask Dimensions (Imposes Limitation on Casting Dimensions)

Sinto Automated Molding: 20” x 24” x 8”over 8”
Roto-Lift Manual Molding: 24” x 24” x 10” over 10”
Jolt Squeeze Manual Molding: 18” x 18” x 6” over 6

Gray Iron Grades

Class 20, 25, 30, 35, 40

Ductile Iron Grades

65-45-12, 60-40-15, 60-40-18, 60-45-15, 80-55-06, 80-60-03, 100-70-03

 

Melting

Furnace Pouring - Click to enlarge

    1. Two 8,000-lb., coreless induction melting furnaces, rated at 5 tons per hour
    2. Baldor Electric Generator for electrical power backup to furnace water pumps coolers, hydraulics

 

Molding & Auxiliary Equipment

Mold Pouring at Sinto - Click to enlarge

    1. Two 20" x 24" Sinto molding machines with Vulcan Tru-dex mold handling units
    2. Beardsley Piper 100B Speedmullor
    3. Two jolt squeezer molding machines. Flask sizes from 12" x 18" up to 18" x 18"
    4. Two Roto-Lift molding machines. Flask sizes from 16" x 24" up to 24" x 24"
    5. Two 50-ton storage bins for bond and raw sand additions
    6. Auto feed sand conveyors to molding centers
    7. Ability to adapt Hunter 10 and Hunter 20 plates to our molding machines
    8. Casting Weights: Gray Iron: 0.5# to 75#, Ductile Iron: 0.5# to 60#

 

Core Room

Core Making - Click to enlarge

    1. Two Gaylord 19VSTB coldbox machines-core box sizes to 19"x16"
    2. OMCO - MS-1 Super Bowl Mixer with capacity up to 3 tons sand per hour
    3. One Redford CB22 cold box machine-corebox size up to 22" x 22"
    4. Two Redford shell machines-corebox size up to 14" x 14" or 16" x 16"
    5. One double-end Harrison shell machine-corebox size up to 18" x 18"
    6. Oil sand core blowers and ovens

 

Cleaning Room

    1. Didion Rotary Shakeout Drum MD-100/80 MK5 Series V
    2. MD-28 cu.ft. Tumblast Shot Blast Machine
    3. Four variable-speed snag grinders
    4. One Ransburg electro-static point spray booth
    5. One Wheelabrator spinner hanger cabinet blast
    6. One 6-cu.ft. Casting Tumbler

 

Heat Treating

    1. All heat treatment is performed by approved commercial facilities

 

Finishing and Machining

Paint Room - Click to enlarge

    1. All machining is performed to customer specifications by approved commercial facilities
    2. Customer specified coatings are applied using Ransburg electrostatic painting equipment

 

Laboratory Testing

Spectrometer Chemical Analysis - Click to enlarge

We use microscopic inspections, gas discharge spectroscopy chemical analysis, Brinell hardness, Tensile testing, x-ray, sand testing, liquid dye penetrant, ultrasonic and other techniques to ensure customers receive quality products.

- Chemical Analysis

    1. Multi-stationed Thermal Analysis equipment for precise control of base Iron chemistries
    2. Spectrometer, LECO GDS 500A - 16 Elements
      - capable of analyzing all forms of ductile iron, gray iron, steel, and other raw materials

- Metallurgical

    1. Fully equipped metallurgical laboratory

- Sand Laboratories

    1. Sand System with Automatic Moisture/Bond Determinator Control System
    2. Complete green sand property testing equipment

 

Engineering & Technology

Engineering & Design - Click to enlarge

    1. CAD drawings may be provided by customer using Solidworks, eDrawings, JEDMICS and transmitted via the internet for prompt analysis
    2. Bar coding capabilities provided as a customer service and for internal inventory and shipping control

 

Inspection & Testing Equipment

Brinell Hardness Testing - Click to enlarge

    1. Brinell Hardness testing with high resolution automated hardness measurement
    2. Tensile testing of gray and ductile iron samples
    3. Ultrasonic non-destructive testing equipment
    4. Layout

Gartland Foundry ISO Certificate - Click to Download PDF File

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812.232.0226

Gartland Foundry
330 Grant Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47802 USA

Phone: 812.232.0226
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