Foundry Solutions - Metal Casting

Non-Ferrous Metal Types

TypeDescription
DCB3General purpose die casting alloys: Suitable small parts where strength superiortozinc base alloys required. Has corrosion resistance.
SCB1Sand and centrifugal castings.Suitable valves and boiler feed couplings. Pressure tight castings up to 1350kpa. Plumbers fittings.
SCB3Sand and centrifugal castings.General purpose alloy. Electrical switches and contact parts. Plumbers and gas fittings.
LB2Sand, centrifugal, semi-continuous castings and chill cast sticks. Bearing and bushing alloy. Wear and mild acid resistant.
LB1Sand, semi-continuous casting and chill cast sticks. Acid resistant. Mine machinery parts, bearings, unlined in poor lubrication.
LB5Sand, centrifugal, semi-continuous castings and chill cast sticks. Railroad bearings, high speed light load applications.
PB1Sand, centrifugal, semi-continuous castings and chill cast sticks. Suitable bearings with heavy loading. Air compressor pdrts. Boat gear.
PB2Sand, centrifugal, semi-continuous castings and chill cast sticks. Unlined bearings, wear resistance, hard bronze bearings, piston & rings.
LPB1Sand, centrifugal, semi-continuous castings and chill cast sticks. Bearings, low duty bushes, railway wagons, valves, steam pressure fittings.
G1Sand, centrifugal, semi-continuous castings and chill cast sticks. Standard admiralty comp. Bearings low speeds, high loads. Good corrosion resistance.
LG1Sand and chill castings. Useful substitute for brass with corrosion resistance. Ornamental, plumbing.
LG2Sand, centrifugal, semi-continuous castings and chill cast sticks. Very useful all round alloy. Moderate strength, good machinability.
LG4Sand, centrifugal, semi-continuous castings and chill cast sticks. Valve bodies, petrol pump meters, compressor parts, pressure valves.
AB1Sand, gravity die and centrifugal castings. Good corrosion resistance. Gear and worm wheels. Pump parts, propellers, marine equipment.
AB2Sand, gravity die and centrifugal castings. Stressed parts, stems and guides, propellers, worm wheels. Good sea water corrosion resistance.
HTB1Sand, gravity die and centrifugal castings. High strength at normal temperature. Stressed parts, marine castings, pump bodies, propellers, Good compromise between strength and ductility.
HTB3Sand and centrifugal castings. Extra heavy duty high strength alloy. Stressed parts — high strength of normal temperature. Not suitable for marine conditions. Spur gears, large nuts, bridge parts.