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Alcast at Canadian Manufacturing Week, Oct 5-7th PDF Print E-mail
Alcast is attending Canadian Manufacturing Week in Toronto, Oct 5-7 2010.  Visit us at  Booth 2032 in the Toronto Congress Centre, North Building with any aluminum casting and manufacturing questions you may have!  CMW is Canada's largest and most comprehensive manufacturing show.  You can find a mobile-friendly exhibitor search and booth map here.




New Manufacturing Process Upgrade: Automated Flaskless Moudling PDF Print E-mail

We are pleased to announce the installation of our new Roberts Sinto FBO III 20”x24” flaskless moulding machine and mould handling system. This investment is a symbol of Alcast’s firm belief that our customers deserve the highest quality moulds available in today’s market with the best pricing and fastest turnaround.





Cold Box Core Making Process Upgraded PDF Print E-mail
Today we at Alcast have committed to upgrading our Cold Box Core Making Process with the purchase of a new Loramendi Lüber Methyl Formate gas generator.  This upgrade will improve cycle times which will reduce costs, increase capacity, and improve our ability to remove cores after casting.




Alloy Furnace Capacity increased to 11,000 lbs PDF Print E-mail
In an effort to expand capacity and maintain our policy of alloy dedicated furnaces, Alcast Technologies has purchased another 2000lb Thermtronix gas powered crucible furnace.  This 8th furnace brings Alcast’s total holding capacity up to 11 000lbs with an hourly melt rate of approximately 6000lbs.