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Rock Island Arsenal
Hot Metals Division

Email: harold.e.flinn2.civ@mail.mil
Main office and Foundry: TARA-PT
Rock Island, IL 61299-5000
Mailing Address: TARA-PT
Rock Island, IL 61299-5000
Phone: 309 782-7924
Fax:
CAGE Code: 19204

PERSONNEL:

Edward FlinnDirector, Industrial Engineering
Michael NabbDivision Chief, Tool Design/Build
Michael RyanDivision Chief, Hot Metals
Randl BesseBusiness Development
Chris SchladtManufacturing engineering Tech
Jason BachtelChief Material Science Lab
Melting/Refining
Equipment:
 Number of Units Sizes (tons) (Acid or Basic)
Electric Arc
 
1
 
3
 
Basic
Electric Arc
 
1
 
5
 
Basic
Induction
 
2
 
0.25
 
Induction
 
2
 
0.5
 

Type of Castings Produced:
Military 70%; Other 30%

Type of Alloys Produced:
Carbon/Low Alloy 70%; Corrosion Resistant 5%; Heat Resistant 5%; Other 20%

Mold Processes Used:
No-Bake 50%; Green Sand 25%; Centrifugal 5%; Investment 20%

Core Processes Used:
No-Bake 75%; Oil 25%

Welding:
SMAW; GTAW; FCAW; ASTM-A488; ASME Section IX

Test Facilities:
Mechanical Tests; Hardness; Spectrographic; Radiography; Magnetic Particle; ASME Section V; Liquid Penetrant; Ultrasonic; Eddy Current; ASNT SNT-TC-1A; CMM

Other Facilities:
Heat Treat Equipment; Quenching Equipment; Pattern Shop; Machine Shop; Fabricating Shop; Gray Iron; Ductile Iron; Cr Irons


Quality Systems:
ISO 9001

Use of product: 30 %, for sale
Use of product: 70 %, for own use
Largest Casting Produced: 5000 lb
Smallest Casting Produced: 1 lb
Heaviest Section Thickness: 24 in
Lightest Section Thickness: 0.020 in
Monthly Capacity: 600 tn
Number of Employees: 100