Why Alloying Elements Are Added To Steel

Why Alloying Elements Are Added To Steel

  Niagara Investment Castings has the expertise to work closely with our clients to help them understand what alloys will work best for their specific applications. Our years of metallurgical and casting experience can help us to answer your questions about how...

Casting Shrinkage, Why It Happens and How To Avoid It

Casting Shrinkage, Why It Happens and How To Avoid It

Niagara Investment Castings has the expertise to work closely with our clients to help them understand and overcome potential problems related to one of the most misunderstood characteristics of the casting process ….. shrinkage. Our expertise and experience in...

Investment Casting vs Sand Casting: What’s The Difference?

Investment Casting vs Sand Casting: What’s The Difference?

In the intricate dance of manufacturing, the creation of metal parts plays a pivotal role. The choice of casting method can greatly influence the efficiency, cost, and success of production. Among the various techniques at the disposal of engineers and manufacturers,...

Are Investment Castings Right For Me?

Are Investment Castings Right For Me?

I think investment casting might be right for me, now what?  Helping you to decide whether or not a particular component is a good candidate to be investment cast is what we specialize in.  All you need to do is send us a drawing, a 3D CAD...

Conversions From Other Processes

Conversions From Other Processes

The investment casting process offers many advantages over other manufacturing methods, as the inherent characteristics of precision, superior surface finish, unlimited geometric details inside and out, and the ability to cast most metals, renders the process superior...

All About Tooling, Patterns and Cores

All About Tooling, Patterns and Cores

The investment casting process is an innovative method of producing castings in most all high melting point metals. Key characteristics of investment castings are their superior surface finish, and high levels of detail and dimensional accuracy.  At the...

Why Investment Castings?

Why Investment Castings?

What makes Investment Casting the BEST way to cast metal? In it’s simplest form, investment casting can be thought of as the melting and flowing of any of todays common engineering metals and alloys into molds of virtually any net shape, to produce...

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