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.
Dura-Bar Expands Size Range for Even Larger Applications
Dura-Bar has expanded its size range to include rounds as large as 26.56" diameter and rectangles/squares up to 28" on the longest dimension. Many applications require this larger range, such as those in the machine tool, foundry and fluid power industries.
DUG Eagle Ford Show
Visit Dura-Bar booth 538 at DUG Eagle Ford in San Antonio, Texas November 15-17. See oil and gas parts produced from Dura-Bar, with total per part cost savings as high as 40%.
Charter Dura-Bar Acquires Lokey Metals Forth Worth Texas
Charter Dura-Bar has acquired the iron distribution business of Lokey Metals of Fort Worth, Texas which now becomes the fourth branch of its Dura-Bar Metal Services business. This strategic acquisition strengthens Dura-Bar’s ability to serve oil and gas and fluid power industries in the heart of the American oilfield services industry and in the American Southwest.