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MONARCH INDUSTRIES WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS AMERICAN FOUNDRY SOCIETY (AFS)

"2012 CASTING OF THE YEAR" COMPETITION!

  • 610 pound, grey iron, no-bake casting. 27’ H x 29” W x 38” L
  • Torque converter housing for Caterpillar®
  • Used in 2300 hp fracking transmission in fracture oil drilling industry
  • Converted from steel weldment
  • Casting replaces 36 piece steel weldment
  • Advantage: Reduced cost
  • Advantage: Reduced lead times
  • Advantage: Increased capacity
  • Advantage: Elimination of leaks due to bad welds
  • Advantage: Part number elimination
  • Advantage: No extra machining required
  • Advantage: Added strength due to easily added fillets, radii, curves and wall thickness