This page provides an overview of the information that is available to the designers and buyers of steel casting. The information contained in these articles is believed to accurate; however, the information should be considered recommendations. The designer and buyer should always work with the foundry personnel to determine specific specifications. Ultimately, the designer is responsible for the final product design.
The Overview of the casting process highlights the advantages of the castings process as opposed other methods of manufacturing metal parts. In addition, a general overview of the casting process is included.
One of the basic principles of the system approach in engineering design is to define the system boundaries in such a way that conflicting requirements can be recognized and resolved.
Recognizing the impact of physical alloy characteristics and the mechanical characteristics of each alloy at the outset will help the design engineer avoid many of the pitfalls in assuming that all alloys can be treated alike.
the basic requirements needed to work with your supplier.
This article discusses how to obtain the optimum value from the purchase of a steel casting by a cooperative effort on the part of the buyer and of the seller from the early stages of the conception of design through the manufacturing process.
The purpose of this article is to review the role of specifications as a means of communication between all parties concerned in the purchase of steel castings.
SFSA member company profile. The profile includes: address, telephone, fax, personnel, type of equipment, testing and upgrade facilities, etc.