All You Need To Know About Casting Alloys

There is a range of casting alloys that you can choose from to achieve the most cost effective and the most suitable material which meets the requirements of a specific application. Each casting alloy has different mechanical properties, which allows them to have various characteristics i.e.

  • Corrosion resistant
  • Weldability
  • Machinability
  • Heat treatment properties

(What can be made using casting alloys?)

Our casting alloy range covers all alloys from lead-free pewter to low-cost lead-based specifications. These are perfect for creating figures such as military models and fantasy figurines. We offer a comprehensive range of tin-based and lead-based alloys which we can produce in mass volume perfect for companies needing specific casting alloy products.

(How are casting alloys made?)

Casting alloys are made by pouring liquid metal into a mould that contains a negative impression of the shape you’re creating. The metal and the mould are cooled which is when the casting will be extracted from the mould and your product should be ready.

Within our service in the casting alloy industry, we supply dross bins if needed to help the safe transportation of your scrap and dross. If you would like more information about our products and services, contact us on 01506 847710 or email us sales@dklmetals.co.uk .

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