Casting is a process utilizing a liquid material poured into a mold to achieve a desired shape. While the process itself has been used for over 5,000 years, CFI’s precision casting processes ensure a level of quality control that our customers demand. Some of the casting methods that CFI provides include: Die, Sand, Gravity/Permanent Mold, Investment, Centrifugal and Lost-Foam.
Conversely, the Powder Metal process consists of blending a powder material, compacting it into a die and then sintering (high heat bonding). Both methods offer an alternative to expensive machining and can hold close tolerances. Both processes minimize or eliminate material loss common with machining and have controllable porosity characteristics. Both methods serve industries from large fluid motion control to delicate medical parts and can include a myriad of items including, but not limited to:
CFI is your Worldwide component specialist providing your custom designed product to the standard off-shelf components needs. Contact our Sales Engineers for cost saving solutions and design assistance.