Casting Design and Engineering-Patterns
can create new patterns based on your requirements or employ your
supplied pattern. In many cases we can adapt existing patterns to
run on our machines with little or no cost to you, the customer.
is geared towards low to medium volume. Flask work using jolt squeeze
machines and floor molding of cope and drag Flaskless serves many
customer requirements. Our experienced molders can work with your
loose patterns and or matchplates to achieve quality results.
casting requires, we have the equipment whether it’s Sand
Cores, Oil cores, or shell cores. Cores provide as cast detail to
the internal areas of a casting. Proper core design can all but
eliminate the need to machine in critical design features.
sand castings from 1/2 lb to 350 lbs. in a wide array of alloys
including carbon steel, low alloy, stainless steels, duplex alloys,
nickel base, tool steels and many copper based alloys. We specialize
in high alloy heat and corrosion resistant stainless. Our ability
to alloy and melt large and small charges provides our customers
greater flexibility in scheduling and pricing.
on rapid gate stock removal using automatic pressure assist grinding
machines. We also employ hand grinding where contoured surfaces
In many cases,
heat treatment is needed either before or after machining. Dickson
offers annealing and or hardening as required.
We’re capable of machining castings to your
specifications. This has proved to be a positive value added service
that is on the rise. Pressure testing of machined castings is also
Our test lab
utilizes a modern (2003) spectrograph. We offer non-destructive
testing including chemical analysis, magnetic particle and liquid
penetrant inspections. Destructive testing includes charpy, impact,
tensile & yields.
Quality is the highest priority in every area of
production. Statistical process control and employee initiative
contribute to insuring that our customers consistently receive the
highest quality castings possible.
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