Jobbing Shop Foundry Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about our casting capabilities. If you do not find the answer you are looking for, please call or email us and we will be happy to address any questions you may have.
| IMF mold loop with rollover
Tinker TOM-550 Mold Mixer with NextGen2 Controls
Tinker TOM-250 Mold Mixer with NextGen2 Controls
Tinker TOM-125 Mold Mixer with NextGen2 Controls
250 Kw, 450 Kw, & 600 Kw induction furnaces
| 60" table blast
52" table / spinner blast
Sand blast booth
Arc-air and saw cut off
| Cellular grinding booths
NDT Inspection Station
Pressure Testing Station
Hydro Testing Station
Can you customize a casting based on my specifications?
Yes! Our foundry is a flexible job shop, which allows us to tailor the casting processes to your specifications.
Is Northern Stainless capable of casting both ferrous and non-ferrous metals?
Yes! Our casting process can be used on both ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys.
Does Northern Stainless provide foundry casting services for the mining industry?
Yes! We cast corrosion resistant replacement parts for mining equipment.
What material do you use to finish valve castings?
We use a combination of sand mixtures and special washes for superior valve casting finishes.
Do you cast corrosion resistant alloys?
Yes! We pour a wide variety of alloys which are corrosion resistant. These corrosion resistant alloys are frequently used for casting pumps and valves.
What alloys do you pour?
We pour predominantly stainless steels. We also pour gray iron, ductile iron, nickel base, non-leaded bronzes, and low carbon steels.
What size castings can you pour?
For all but the bronze alloys we have a pour weight capacity of 4,000 lbs. This typically translates into castings of 2,000 lbs. or less depending upon the yield.
For bronze alloys we have a pour weight capacity of 1,000 lbs. or roughly a casting of 500 lbs. or less.