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A Guide to Sand Casting: The Art of Shaping Metal

2024-05-15T16:06:41+00:00May 15th, 2024|

When it comes to the art of shaping metal, sand casting stands as a timeless art form. This ancient technique has been used for centuries to create intricate and durable metal objects. Sand casting continues to be a vital technique for metal casting foundries like Quaker City Castings. If you are wondering how solid metal is [...]

Non-Destructive Testing vs Destructive Testing: A Comparative Analysis of Efficiency and Reliability

2024-05-08T18:16:30+00:00May 8th, 2024|

In industries where quality control is paramount, non-destructive testing (NDT) and destructive testing (DT) are two vital techniques used to assess the integrity and reliability of materials and components. While NDT allows for the evaluation of objects without causing damage, DT involves the complete destruction of test samples to analyze their properties. To determine which method [...]

Centrifugal Casting: A Revolution in Metalworks

2024-05-08T14:43:57+00:00April 30th, 2024|

Centrifugal Casting: A Revolution in Metalworks In the realm of metalworks, one technique stands out as a true revolution: centrifugal casting. This innovative process has been rapidly gaining popularity for its ability to create high-quality, durable metal objects with unmatched precision. From industrial components to jewelry, centrifugal casting offers endless possibilities. Unlike traditional casting methods, centrifugal [...]

The Power of Steel: Inside a Modern Steel Foundry

2024-04-23T14:22:57+00:00April 23rd, 2024|Tags: , , |

The Power of Steel: Inside a Modern Steel Foundry Welcome to a modern steel foundry, where molten metal meets the skillful hands of artisans and cutting-edge technology. In this article, we unlock the secrets behind the power of steel, the process at a steel foundry, and delve into the fascinating processes that transform raw materials into [...]

Iron Cast Foundries

2024-01-18T15:04:56+00:00January 18th, 2024|

Iron Cast Foundries: QCC-Shaping the Modern World In the ever-evolving landscape of modern manufacturing, there's a remarkable force at play - iron cast foundries. These centuries-old institutions are not only preserving the legacy of craftsmanship, but they are also shaping the world we live in today. From intricate machinery parts to architectural masterpieces, iron cast foundries [...]

Key Advantages of Machinery Casting

2024-01-11T16:35:18+00:00January 11th, 2024|

Key Advantages of Machinery Casting in the Manufacturing Industry In the world of manufacturing, efficiency and productivity are paramount. This is where machinery casting comes into play, offering numerous advantages that can significantly enhance production processes. In this article, we will explore the key benefits of machinery casting in manufacturing industries. One of the primary advantages [...]

Patterns for Making Iron and Steel Castings

2024-04-22T18:57:36+00:00December 3rd, 2020|

History of Metal Casting Patterns Before we discuss patterns in the casting process, a little history. The foundry industry dates back to early biblical times, (it is believed some 4,000 years BC) where they would pour castings out of gold, and then later copper, bronze, and tin. One would assume that the casting images needed a [...]


2023-12-18T21:21:09+00:00November 2nd, 2020|

Quaker City Castings Invests in Sand Reclaimer Quaker City Castings has undertaken the very complex project of installing equipment for reclaiming and re-using our own sand. A project that has been years in the planning and building, we expect it will be live by the end of 2020.According to owner Joe Korff, “The new reclaiming system [...]

Selecting the Right Foundry to Produce Metal Castings

2023-12-18T21:23:08+00:00October 6th, 2020|

You are asked to procure parts for a project for your company. It requires castings. Simple, right? The problem is you’re not exactly sure what a casting even is. That’s OK. We’ve helped a lot of customers understand what castings are and what kind fit their needs. A few hints: Make sure the metal type you [...]

Steel Castings vs. Iron Castings

2024-04-22T18:59:15+00:00September 29th, 2017|

When we talk about steel castings, we are usually referring to the metal casting or cast steel materials such as carbon steel and alloy steel, with carbon content of 2% or lower. Cast iron, on the other hand, usually refers to gray iron, ductile iron and malleable iron, which often molded in the same or similar [...]