The word “casting” is used to define or refer to the part made by the machine casting process, which dates back more than 5,000 years ago. When it comes to history, this process is performed to make significant and complex metal components that would have been difficult when using the traditional manufacturing method. Because of this development, steel casting emerged.
Why Use Castings?
Strength and Durability
Most manufacturers choose to use stainless steel castings for valve bonnets because of their incredible durability and strength. You can expect these types of valve bonnets to function well and remain in excellent condition for a long period of time, even when you use them in extreme temperatures.
Castings allow you to choose among different chemical compositions and organizational control that fit your project’s requirements. In other words, castings offer strong metallurgical variability and adaptability.
Furthermore, compared to any other cast metal, you can obtain a wide array of physical and mechanical properties by simply making variations in its carbon and alloy content or heat treatment.
Economic Benefits and Greater Reliability
You can depend on cast steel parts for day-to-day use because they are designed with an isotropic material that intensifies engineering reliability. When you factor in its design flexibility and shorter delivery time, castings can give you the economic efficiency you’re looking for.
With steel castings, you can select from a wide range of alloys that can provide your designers the flexibility to configure your cast according to their needs. Aside from the fact that maximum design freedom to produce complex shapes and hollow section parts is never impossible when using steel castings, these can also be configured in a sturdy and repeatable manner.
Since steel castings’ design flexibility allows you to make quick changes as needed, your delivery time is dramatically shortened.
Are You Looking for Steel Castings?
If you want to explore your options and invest in steel castings, contact the team at Ferralloy, Inc. today!