Aluminum castings in Chicago Primary alloys poured: 319, 355, 356, 443, 535 (Almag 35) and 713 (Tenzalloy)

Processes used: Green sand (squeezer and rollover), Air set molding.

Casting Size: from 1 oz. to 900 lbs. We specialize in small, short to medium run castings, medium to large short run castings.

We can provide Aluminum castings with Steel inserts or steel elements cast in.

All aluminum is degassed with our Rotary Degassing unit prior to pouring to ensure the most sound, highest quality castings.

Brumund Foundry provides High quality Aluminum castings in Chicago. Machine parts, Housings, pump bodies, Ornamental & decorative castings, Brumund Foundry can provide it. Contact us for a quote!

Aluminum Alloy Mechanical Properties

             
PROCESS ALLOY TENSILE YIELD ELONGATION % BRINELL HARDNESS CORROSION RESISTANCE
SAND CASTING 319 27,000 18,000 2.0 70        D+
PERM MOLD 319 34,000 19,000 2.5 85        D+
SAND CASTING 355 25,000 12,000 2.5 65        C 
SAND CASTING 365 23,000 12,000 3.5 55        B 
SAND CASTING 365 T-6 HEAT TREAT 33,000 24,000 3.5 70        B 
PERM MOLD 365 25,000 13,000 7.0 65        B 
SAND CASTING 443 21,000 10,000 5.0 55        B 
SAND CASTING 535 ALMAG 38,000 20,000 9.0 70        A 
SAND CASTING 713 TENZALLOY 40,000 27,000 6.5 74        B 
Other alloys will be reviewed on a per job basis.

Quality Control & Testing

We have outside contractors to provide physical, chemical, magnetic and x-ray inspections to meet your certification requirements.

Industries served

Aluminum castings in Chicago
  • / Ice making equipment
  • / Bottling and capping labeling
  • / Food preparation machinery
  • / Coil and sheet metal handling equipment
  • / Carbon dioxide fire suppression equipment
  • / Merchandising & display fixtures
  • / Decorative & structural
  • / Machine tools
  • / Marking and labeling
  • / Musical Instruments