Sand Castings

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At Meloon Foundries, we offer our clients the best in sand casting. Our no-bake and green sand casting methods can handle your heavy, large and complex castings up to 93″ long, 93″ wide and 48″ high. Our castings can be corrosion resistant, heat and wear resistant and tested for tensile strength and Brinell hardness.

Meloon can handle a wide variety of aluminum and copper based alloys. We also offer additional services, such as rapid prototyping, pattern design and production, heat treating and metal certification.

Among the areas we serve are medical, railroad or OEM machine building industries, Meloon is your one-stop-shop for all your sand casting projects. For more information about our sand castings, please contact Meloon Foundries.

TYPICAL PRODUCTION

  • No Bake Molding of an Aluminum Window Grate for the Architectural Industry
  • No Bake Molding of an Aluminum Impeller for Centrifugal Blower Builders
  • No Bake Molding of an Aluminum Plenum for the Plastic Film Manufacturing Industry
  • Green Sand Casting of a Bronze Spider for the Paper Making Industry
  • Green Sand Casting of a Bronze Columbarium Face Plate for the Architectural Industry

 

General CapabilitiesHeavy Castings
Large Castings
Complex Castings
Casting MethodNo-Bake
Green Sand Casting
Casting FeaturesCorrosion Resistant
High Tensile
Heat Resistant
Heat Treated
Wear Resistant
Specific Conductivity
Casting Mold TypeSingle Use
Casting Process MaterialsGreen Sand
No-Bake Sand
Casting LengthUp to 93 in
Casting WidthUp to 93 in
Casting HeightUp to 48 in
Thinnest Section Castable1/8 in
Casting WeightOunces to 2,000 lbs
Tolerance (+/-).030 in
Aluminum AlloysSR319
355
356
A356
443
535
713
771
ZA12
TemperT-6
T-51
Copper Base AlloysC89833 (Non-leaded C836)
Aluminum Bronze
Manganese Bronze
Silicon Bronze
Other Copper Based Alloys as Requested
Additional Services Provided In houseRapid Prototyping
Steel Shot Blasting
Stress Relieving
Heat Treating
Metal Certification
Pattern Design
Additional Services Available from Qualified SourcesX-ray
Zyglon
Machining
Powder Coating
Painting
Anodizing
Quality ControlMetallographic Lab
Sand Testing Lab
Spectrograph
Mechanical Testing
TestingTensile
Brinell Hardness
InspectionX-ray
Liquid Particle
Production VolumeSmall to Medium Production Runs
Typical Lead Time4 to 6 weeks
Expedited Services Available