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Different Methods Used for Creating Steel Castings
2016-03-07

Stainless Steel Precision Casting is process that casting a variety of different types of steel into different shapes and molds. This is a process that usually used when iron casts are considered not strong enough or does not have enough shock resistance for the part that is being produced. There are various products which applied to mining marine and automotive equipment are produced by this method, such as valves, pumps, engine castings, turbine wheels, etc. Either carbon steel or alloy steel can be used for steel casting, each material owns their specific benefits. Besides, there are many advantages of these two metals, for example, they are stronger than any other metals, and can be cast fairly easily and is resistant to corrosion.

What is more, a variety of methods can be take to complete the actual process of casting steel into steel cast parts.

Szekely method: This is probably the most complex but popular method to create steel casts. And this method involves the use of metal molds that have been coated with a mixture of chalk and paraffin.

Slavianoff method: Vastly differ from the above method, this method is concentrate on the melting of steel to create casts. This is an electric alloy casting technique which melts the steel before it is transferred to an electric casting plate.

Sand core process: This method id the least popular one among these three method. Because the above two methods provide more convenience and advantages.

Well, there still some other methods available, such as the Shaw method, Norton Fluid Rolling process, Bessemer's method, Whiteley's method, and Peilsticker and Mueller's process but none of these are quite as popular as those mentioned above. But every type of method has its own advantages, especially for some special using, the special method will be required.

The best way to choose the casting that suit you most is to speak directly to the company that you will be using as your manufacturer to take their advice on board regarding what they feel will be the best method for your particular parts.

Ningbo Tuoxing is an experienced manufacturer specialized in producing all kinds of precision castings. Customizing is available for us a well.