Our 9,000 sq. ft. building contains space for meetings, analysis, machining, materials handling, small foundry, DC Casting and Twin Roll Casting.
DC Casting pit with interchangeable mould tables to cast billet & ingot.
Billets from 81 mm to 413 mm (3 to 16”)
Ingots up to 355 x 914 mm (14 x 36”)
Max Length 2.7 m (9 feet)
Electric Tilling Furnace: 640 kg and 270 kg Cap.
CIF & Fenn Mill
Capability to produce hot and cold band product down to sub 1mm
- CIF Mill -
2 Hi Hot or Cold Mill
500 mm Roll Face with a Finished Gauge from 25 - 0.5 mm
- Fenn Mill -
2 Hi or 4 Hi
200 mm Roll Face with Gauges ≥ 100 μm
Full-service analysis of metallography and surface characterization.
SPECTROLAB S CMOS Arc-OES, Agilent 5110 ICP-OES, Tescan VEGA 4 SEM-EDS, Bend Testing, FLD, Vickers, Knoop, Rockwell, Brinell, WYKO NT2000 3D Profilometer, Nanovea PS50 3D Profilometer, & Optical Microscopes (Leica, Zeiss, Keyence).
Twin Roll Caster
A Twin Roll Caster for strip casting with an inline pinch-roller and shear
450 mm Roll face
Cast Gauge 3 mm-8 mm
Electric Tilling Furnace: 240 kg Cap.
For smaller melts up to ~15kg . Material cast in a variety of chill molds for further processing.
15 kg Furnace Capacity
Cast plates for Rolling 152 x 203 mm
With Variable Thickness from 6 - 75 mm
Control microstructure through a combination of annealing, solution treatment and ageing.
Forced Air Furnaces
Salt Bath: 590 °C max
Fluidized (Sand) Bed: 580 °C max
Silicone Oil Bath: 450 °C max
Air and Water Quench
Full Process Development Facilities
Leverage our unique combination of equipment and capabilities to prototype new alloys and processes through the entire production process. From molten metal to finished product, as supported by comprehensive materials evaluation.