Ductile Iron

Dura-Bar ductile iron is a cost-saving alternative to low-medium carbon steels and has similar strengths with excellent free machining properties.

  • 65-45-12
  • 80-55-06
  • 100-70-03
  • 60-40-18

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Gray Iron

Dura-Bar gray irons provide a wide range of improvements through machinability, strength, hardness and wear capabilities.

  • G2
  • G2A
  • G1

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Hydraulic Cylinder Piston

Dura-Bar brings many advantages over steel, and several were realized by the manufacturer of hydraulic cylinder pistons. Machinability, wear resistance and part life were all issues that needed solutions fast. Dura-Bar provided those solutions which resulted in a total part cost reduction.

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Metal Experts

Dura-Bar is the world's largest producer of continuous cast iron bar stock. With that comes decades of experience and knowledge of the process and how it is used.

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Global Petroleum Show 2016

Join Dura-Bar in Upper Big 4 at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta. This year's show brings together over 1,500 exhibitor, leading oil & gas companies, business partners, media and industry analysts from over 84 countries to North America's Largest Oil & Gas Networking Event.

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International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016

Join Dura-Bar at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL for IMTS 2016. This year's conference continues to grow with over 2,000 exhibiting companies, 114,000 buyers and sellers and 100 sessions.

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Charter Celebrates 80 Years

Dura-Bar's parent company, Charter Manufacturing Company, Inc., is a family-owned steel and iron production and manufacturing company that was founded in the 1930s. Charter's will to grow continued by acquiring Dura-Bar in 2012. In 2016, Charter celebrates it's 80th Anniversary.

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