Studies & Testimonials

Manitowoc Grey Iron Foundry Hits Million Mold Mile Stone

Continuing their manufacturing excellence, Manitowoc Grey Iron Foundry (MGIF) reached the million mold mile stone on their FBO-II Sinto Flaskless Molding Machine. Manitowoc is a semi-production, conventional and automatic molding green sand foundry that makes both gray, ductile, ADI, silicon moly and compacted graphite iron castings and serves customers through the Midwest. … Read more >

Articulos Metalicos de Cadereyta (Mexico), FBO Molding Machine

Located in Cadereyta Jiménez, N.L., Mexico, Articulos Metalicos de Cadereyta, S.A. de C.V. Foundry (AMC Foundry) was founded in 1973 by Eliud Gutierrez and Arturo Garza. Putting in sixteen-hour workdays and paying close attention to customer needs, the company was able to double its production every two years.… Read more >

Cast Products Mold Handling System by Sinto

In the 3 years since installing Sinto’s Mold Handling System to accompany their FBO Molding Machine, they have seen a dramatic improvement.

 Mr. Colby Medlen, COO, explains that in the past, as molds were transferred onto the rail cars or up to the pouring deck, vibrations would occasionally cause breakoff and defects inside the mold that were difficult to see.… Read more >

Talladega Pattern and Aluminum Works, Inc.

Talladega Pattern and Aluminum Works is an aluminum and brass casting facility located in Talladega, Alabama. Starting in 1954 as a machine and pattern shop, they now specialize in the manufacturing of quality castings used in playground equipment, pole line hardware, substation connectors, feed truck parts and highway sign structures.… Read more >

Farrar Adds Barinder & Reduces Grinding Time

In the beginning, there was hand grinding. Parts were non-uniform, progress was slow and injuries weren’t uncommon. After robots came on the scene, parts started to become more uniform, but mistakes could be easily duplicated. They were prone to breakdowns, and although parts could be finished relatively faster, the machines still required a one-to-one ratio to human operators.… Read more >