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Cast Steel Castings

Cast Steel Castings

Material: Cast Alloy Steel 40Cr
Process: Investment Casting + Machining
Weight: 5.65 kg
Application: Valve Housing

Tailor-made custom cast steel casting parts with Investment Casting

Description

Tailor-made custom cast steel casting parts with Investment Casting


Lost wax investment casting can reach dimensional tolerance grade CT 5-7 according to ISO 8062, that is why the investment casting is also called precision casting. Our fully organized equipment and automation process controls allow for consistent and repeatable tolerances as close as±0.1 mm. The lost wax casting parts can also be produced in a wide size range, they may be as small as 10 mm long x 10 mm wide x 10 mm high and weigh as little as 0.01 kg, or as big as 1000 mm in length and weigh as much as 100 kg.


Lost wax casting processe can produce steel casting parts with good surface quality, less surface defects, high accuracy in dimensions, small but complex structure with thin wall thickness. However, the cost per unit piece would be comparatively higher than sand casting, lost foam casting and vacuum casting processes. Generally speaking, the lost wax investment casting with water glass as shell bond is about 1.2-1.7 times of sand casting, and the lost wax casting with silica sol as shell bond is about 1.5-2.5 times of water glass castings, by weight per kilograms, depending on the structure and size of the desired casting parts.


▶ Raw Materials Available for Investment Casting (Lost Wax Casting Process)
• Carbon Steel:  AISI 1020  - AISI 1060,
• Steel Alloys: ZG20SiMn, ZG30SiMn, ZG30CrMo, ZG35CrMo, ZG35SiMn, ZG35CrMnSi, ZG40Mn, ZG40Cr, ZG42Cr, ZG42CrMo...etc on request.
• Stainless Steel: AISI 304, AISI 304L, AISI 316, AISI 316L and other stainless steel grade.
• Brass & Copper.
• Other Materials and Standards on request

▶ Capabilities of Investment Casting
• Max Size: 1,000 mm × 800 mm × 500 mm
• Weight Range: 0.5 kg - 100 kg
• Annual Capacity: 2,000 tons
• Tolerances: On Request.

▶ Main Production Procedure
• Patterns & Tooling Design → Metal Die Making → Wax Injection → Slurry Assembly → Shell Building → De-Waxing  → Chemical Composition Analysis → Melting & Pouring → Cleaning, Grinding & Shot Blasting → Post Processing or Packing for Shipment

▶ Inspecting Lost Wax Castings
• Spectrographic and manual quantitative analysis
• Metallographic analysis
• Brinell, Rockwell and Vickers hardness inspection
• Mechanical property analysis
• Low and normal temperature impact testing
• Cleanliness inspection
• UT, MT and RT inspection

▶ Post-Casting Process
• Deburring & Cleaning
• Shot Blasting / Sand Peening
• Heat Treatment: Normalization, Quench, Tempering, Carburization, Nitriding
• Surface Treatment: Passivation, Andonizing, Electroplating, Hot Zinc Plating, Zinc Plating, Nickel Plating, Polishing, Electro-Polishing, Painting, GeoMet, Zintec.
• Machining: Turning, Milling, Lathing, Drilling, Honing, Grinding.

▶ Why You Choose RMC for Custom Lost Wax Casting Parts?
• Full solution from one single supplier ranging customized pattern design to finished castings and secondary process including machining, heat treatment and surface treatment.
• Costdown proposals from our professional engineers based on your unique requirement.
• Short leadtime for prototype, trial casting and any possible technical improvement.
• Bonded Materials: Silica Col, Water Glass and their mixtures.
• Manufacturing flexibility for small orders to mass orders.
• Strong outsourcing manufacturing capabilities.

▶ General Commerial Terms
• Main workflow: Inquiry & Quotation → Confirming Details / Cost Reduction Proposals → Tooling Development → Trial Casting → Samples Approval → Trial Order → Mass Production → Continuous Order Proceeding
• Leadtime: Estimatedly 15-25 days for tooling development and estimatedly 20 days for mass production.
• Payment Terms: To be negotiated.
• Payment methods: T/T, L/C, West Union, Paypal.


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