Dura-Bar ductile iron is a cost-saving alternative to low-medium carbon steels and has similar strengths with excellent free machining properties.
Dura-Bar gray irons provide a wide range of improvements through machinability, strength, hardness and wear capabilities.
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.
International Fluid Power Exposition
Visit Dura-Bar at IFPE, March 7-11 in Las Vegas. IFPE will host 450 exhibitors in sectors of fluid power, power transmission and motion control industries, and is co-located with CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the largest international construction show.
Global Petroleum Show
Join Dura-Bar June 13-15 at booth 1667 in Halls A, B, C at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta. The 49th year of the show expects over 18,000 companies and over 44,000 attendees. An industry leading event, GPS includes opportunities in upstream, midstream and downstream sectors with companies, business partners, media and industry analysts from 92 countries.
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.