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Machined high chrome white iron closed impeller used in a frac blender tub. Fully machined high chrome white iron open impeller used in a mud pump.


Where Innovation Lives

The Penticton Foundry’s blog offers product updates, client success stories, news and tips.  It’s a place where research and innovation come together to keep our customers informed.

Alloy Data Sheet – Pliant25 High Chrome White Iron

— January 26, 2016

Pliant25 is a unique high chrome white iron that has been perfected by Penticton Foundry.

Alloy Data Sheet - 25% High Chromium Alloy

— January 13, 2016

The 25% Cr alloy is the most common high chrome white iron poured at Penticton Foundry.

The Advantages of High Chrome White Iron

— December 9, 2015

There are a number of myths about high chrome white iron. Myths include the idea that high chrome white iron is not impact…

Penticton Foundry Joins MARIOS

— November 18, 2015

Penticton Foundry is pleased to announce that we have joined MARIOS (Materials and Reliability in Oil Sands).

Ductile Iron vs Steel

— November 5, 2015

A comparison of ductile iron vs steel across a range of properties.

Chrome White Iron Liners

— October 14, 2015

A collection of Penticton Foundry’s chrome white iron wear liners. Our proprietary process lets us machine chrome white iron.…

Alloy Comparison Including Chrome White Iron

— September 24, 2015

Penticton Foundry has created an alloy comparison chart that includes chrome white iron, ductile iron, ADI and gray iron.

Chrome White Iron Elbow Spool Saves Company Millions

— September 9, 2015

A multinational oil and gas company approached Penticton Foundry to solve a wear problem with their 90° CCO spool which needed…

Impact Values of Ductile Iron for Design Engineers

— August 18, 2015

What does tensile data say about the strength and ductility of ductile iron as opposed to cast steels?

Chrome White Iron Secondary Crusher Lock Nut Sleeve

— August 6, 2015

An OEM crusher came with a steel lock nut. Unfortunately the lock nut had accelerated wear issues and was prohibitively…

High Chrome White Iron Manifold Discharge Spool

— July 24, 2015

A local mine in British Columbia, Canada changed the opening of their discharge screens on their SAG mills.

Chrome white iron drain spool liner increases wear life 5 times.

— June 24, 2015

A high chrome white iron drain spool liner was engineered to replace a CCO drain spool, increasing wear life by 5 times. Read…

The Differences Between Ductile Iron and Gray Iron Castings

— June 17, 2015

Ductile iron and gray iron are two different kinds of cast iron with specific applications. Read this post today to understand…

Chrome white iron and steel bi-metallic trunnion discharge liner

— May 13, 2015

Penticton Foundry designed a chrome white iron and steel bi-metallic trunnion discharge liner to solve a customer’s wear…

High Chrome White Iron Pump Casing Machined

— April 8, 2015

One of the most common myths about high chrome white iron is that it cannot be machined.

Bi Metallic Wye and Lateral Hydrotransport Spool Update

— September 22, 2012

The Wyes and Laterals were recently inspected after twelve months operation.

Penticton Foundry Product Video

— September 22, 2012

Some of the products we make at Penticton Foundry.

Penticton Foundry Video Tour

— September 14, 2012

Take a quick tour of Penticton Foundry with our video.

Penticton Foundry Milestones

— July 23, 2012

In a continuing effort to maintain and improve upon our foundry process, Penticton Foundry has made many changes over the years.

7000 lb Chrome Elbow Being Poured

— April 14, 2012

This is the 7000 lb solid chrome elbow that we produced for a mine in the Alberta Oil Sands being poured.

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