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High Chrome White Iron Pump Casing Machined

Posted by Penticton Foundry on April 8, 2015

One of the most common myths about high chrome white iron is that it cannot be machined.  Watch the video below as a high chrome white iron pump casing is machined on a state-of-the-art, dual column, high precision, heavy duty VTL.  The highly engineered alloy allows full machining of this high chrome white iron casing, saving our customer time and money in the purchase of parts and their assembly.

This video shows an employee beginning the finish-machining operation.  This impressive new machine can handle parts 2.5m in diameter and up to 12 tons in weight.  By utilizing a customized fixture, operations on the bores and faces can be completed in a single operation; again saving time and money, and also ensuring maximum precision.