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Case Studies

innovation-case-study-sm.pngCase Study:  Innovation

A large, multinational oil and gas company
wanted to reduce downtime due to premature wear. 


design-assistance-case-study-sm.pngCase Study:  Design Assistance

Improving wear time is a challenge that companies in the hydraulic fracturing industry understand all too well.



single-source-case-study-sm.pngCase Study:  Single Source

One of the largest oil and gas industry equipment service and supply companies wanted to mitigate risk and logistic issues by transitioning to a single source provider.


 Machining-Chrome-White-Iron-Case-Study-Penticton-Foundry-sm.pngCase Study:  Machining Chrome White Iron

A fabrication company that supplies parts to the hydraulic fracturing industry wanted to transition from a fabricated, QT100 steel impeller to a chrome white iron casting.



Fact Sheets

Myth vs Fact: High Chrome White Iron ScreenshotMyth vs Fact:  High Chrome White Iron

One of the many myths surrounding high chrome white iron is that it can’t be machined.  Read our fact sheet to find out other myths.


fact-sheet-chart-astm-iron-alloys-sm.png Fact Sheet – ASTM Iron Alloys Chart

A list of iron alloys, including ductile, gray and chrome white iron. Data sheet includes ASTM standard, nominal hardness and properties of each.




NRC-article-sm.pngReport:  National Research Council Article

This article from the National Research Council explores the gouging abrasion resistance of materials for Oil Sands services.