Cylinder Block Case Study

Industry Dura-Bar Grade Original Material Problems Solved
Fluid Power 100-70-03 Ductile Iron Sand Casting Machining Cycle Time, Pressure Issue, Cost Reduction

A cylinder block for piston pumps was originally being made from sand castings. The manufacturer was experiencing material quality issues, including porosity, which caused them to look for a different solution for their component needs.

Dura-Bar 100-70-03, due to our continuous casting process, has a dense fine-grained
microstructure free from porosity and other tool wearing inclusions typically found in sand
castings. Our Zero Defect Guarantee proves that we stand by our material.

Dura-Bar improved the material quality and wear resistance of the cylinder block, therefore
reducing the total part cost.

Contact us today to discuss your application and how you can save with Dura-Bar.

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