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METALS POURED

STEEL:

ASTM A27 GRADES N-1 THRU 70-40
A148 GRADES 80-40 THRU 150-135
A216 GRADES WCA THRU WCC
A351 GRADES CF3 THRU CF8M

GRAY IRON:

ASTM A48 GRADES 20 THRU 40
A159-SAE J431 GRADES G1800 THRU G4000
A319 GRADES I THRU III

NOTE: The specifications and grades listed are produced on a regular basis. Numerous other grades can also be produced.

MOLDING

Greensand Steel - 36 x 36, squeezers, rotolift, pinlift and floor
Greensand Iron - 20 x 24 Hunter Automation
Shell - 15 x 20
Airset (nobake) - to 48 x 48 flaskless and up to 100 squared on the floor

CORE MAKING

Oil Sand
Airset (NoBake)
Shell (Purchased)

MELT UNITS

One 3-ton arc furnace
One 1000 lb. AJAX Induction

HEAT TREAT OVENS

One electric (1200 degrees F) - 4'x6'x9'
Two gas (2200 degrees F) - 6'x6'x12' & 4'x6'x9'
Water quench tank

MAX CASTING WTS

Iron 4000 lbs Steel 2000 lbs.

CAPACITY

500 tons per month

QA ANALYSIS

Full non-destructive test capabilities including ultrasonic magnetic particle and radiographic inspection.
Spectrometer in house.

SUPPORT SERVICES

MACHINING

Subcontracted

COATINGS

Prime paint, galvanize, finish paint or other coatings as specified

PATTERNS

Routine maintenance and repair work is done in-house. New patterns and major changes or repairs are subbed to several well qualified pattern shops in the Portland metro area.

PROTOTYPING

Direct CAD file to CNC machine tool making as well as conventional wood patterns.

SOLIDIFICATIO ANALYSIS

With STL or DXF format data, solidification analysis provides quick and accurate assessment of casting design and rigging arrangement.

EDI

Vancouver Iron & Steel has been using electronic data interchange for JIT scheduling, production releases and invoicing for many years.