Significant performance improvement by converting an agricultural system mounting bracket into a casting

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This Western Canadian foundry has successfully produced a mounting bracket installed in agricultural seed equipment as a foundry casting.

- Ductile iron material offering good performance while being more economical than the original steel part
- Significant cost reduction also related to the design
- Design offering superior performance in use
- Significantly increased strength
- Easier to install in equipment than the original welded version
Another example of the benefits of replacing certain types of welded parts with castings.

Credit: Casting Source magazine - May-June 2021 issue

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