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Automotive Manufacturer

A fixture casting for a large automotive manufacturer. 

Steps For A Casting Large Automotive Manufacturer Project

Fixtures For Casting Automotive Manufacturer Step 1

 

Fixture Casting Large Automotive Manufacturer 
Step 1

A wooden pattern was produced from customer supplied drawings. Most of the patterns we use are manufactured this way.

 
Fixtures For Casting Automotive Manufacturer Step 2

 

Fixture Casting Large Automotive Manufacturer 
Step 2

Casting the mould. The sand sand system uses an Alkali Phenolic Resin to bind the sand. This is used for all of the moulds we make.

 
Fixtures For Casting Automotive Manufacturer Step 3

 

Fixture Casting Large Automotive Manufacturer 
Step 3

Fettling the casting. This operation removes the runner and riser system and cleans any flash from the joint line. The casting is then shotblast, sent for stress relieving and finally tested by Magnetic Particle Inspection to check for cracks. No cracks were found.

 
Fixtures For Casting Automotive Manufacturer Step 4

 

Fixture Casting Large Automotive Manufacturer 
Step 4

The final casting awaiting collection by the customer.

 

Please browse our website for more information about Durham Foundry and our ability to manufacture Cast Iron then contact us on 0114 249 4977 or e-mail us on castings@durhamfoundry.com.