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Outstanding Green Sand Metal Casting Achievement Award for Front Bracket Extension

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on May 21, 2019 2:11:47 PM

Monarch Industries of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada won the award

Outstanding Green Sand Metal Casting Achievement Award for Front Bracket Extension 1

Front Bracket Extension: Monarch Industries
MATERIAL: D100-70-03 ductile iron.
PROCESS: Green sand.
WEIGHT: 94.6 lbs.
DIMENSIONS: 25.1 in x 13.7 x 21.8 in.
APPLICATION: Multi-functional frame rail mount for vocational trucks.

The previous generation part was a weldment that had similar form but a significant number of parts that were difficult to fixture together.

Outstanding Green Sand Metal Casting Achievement Award for Front Bracket Extension 5

It also was susceptible to warpage and corrosion where stiffener plates overlapped existing surfaces.

Outstanding Green Sand Metal Casting Achievement Award for Front Bracket Extension 2

The original weldment contained no less than 17 distinct pieces.

Outstanding Green Sand Metal Casting Achievement Award for Front Bracket Extension 4 

The customer reported that the new cleaner, simplified casting design provided a 43% reduction in cost over the original weldments.

Outstanding Green Sand Metal Casting Achievement Award for Front Bracket Extension 3

The casting simplifies the fabrication significantly without the need for highly skilled labor, namely qualified welders, resulting in improved lead times and reduced delays and fabrication bottlenecks during labor shortages.


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