Tag: foundry

Casting Defects: Are You Working with a Quality Foundry?

Casting Defects

When choosing a foundry, one has to make sure it is of the highest quality to avoid pitfalls in the engineering process such as casting defects. The proper design and molding from a trusted foundry can provide a defect free cast, but due to some control limitation and human interference, defects can always occur.  Anything… Read more »

Patriot Foundry: A Metal Casting Company for All Applications

Metal Casting

Metal casting is the manufacturing process where molten metal is poured into a mold and allowed to cool and solidify. The solidified part is also known as a casting, which is broken or ejected out of the mold to complete the process. Casting is most often used for making complex shapes that would be difficult… Read more »

The Undeniable Benefits of Prototype Casting

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A prototype is a first or preliminary model of an object from which other forms are developed or copied. Engineers and manufacturing professionals can use a number of different methods to produce prototypes, one of the most popular being casting with molds. Casting is one of the first manufacturing methods known to humankind, dating back… Read more »

International Trade Council Interviews Chris Leuteritz

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As Patriot Foundry has grown since its inception in 1984, it has always operated on the principles of quality work and superior craftsmanship. When Debbi and Chris Leuteritz purchased the foundry in 2008 they had a vision of keeping the company up to speed with the changing needs of customers and industry standards. Since then,… Read more »

Foundry Casting : An Invaluable Service for America’s Top Industries

When you think about your life and the numerous industries that make it possible to live comfortably, it’s unlikely you think about the importance of foundry castings. In fact, when you imagine a foundry, you probably picture a factory that produces metal castings which have no part in your life. At Patriot Foundry, we understand… Read more »