Advantages of Dura-Bar vs Castings
Dura-Bar continuous cast iron is a high quality alternative to castings. With Dura-Bar there are no defects like those typically found in castings - e.g., porosity, slag, hard spots, shrinkage, etc.
Advantages of Dura-Bar over Castings Include:
- No sand; therefore no typical casting defects
- Dense fine-grained microstructure
- Superior surface finish
- No pattern or tooling costs
- Faster machining and reduced tooling wear
- Over 500 sizes available from inventory
- Minimal carbides
- Zero-Defect Guarantee
For more information or to see if a switch to Dura-Bar is right for a specific application, please contact your Dura-Bar Metal Services Account Manager today (888-387-2227).