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Defense Contractor


Challenge

Barron Industries helped its defense customer reduce costs by more than 65 percent by converting a 12-part fabrication into a single-piece casting, demonstrating the benefits and flexibility of the investment casting process.

Solution

Barron’s award-winning casting serves as both an engine mount and an alternator mount for a power pack used on a new generation armored personnel carrier. Barron Industries also machines the casting in-house using a 5-axis CNC machining center, performing all machining in one setup.

Results

The Barron Industries investment casting process provides distinctive advantages over sand and other casting methods, Our process turns out precision castings with greater dimensional accuracy, higher consistency, superior product integrity, and improved surface finish. It is often the only way a part can be manufactured economically.