Monthly Archives: January 2019



The bulk of A356 castings are poured in permanent molds with solidification times generally less than 10 minutes. This process normally provides the best metallurgical properties when compared to the other common casting processes such as high pressure die casting (traditional or vacuum), sand casting, plaster molding and investment casting. […]

How Properties Vary Throughout a Casting






A group of investors bought Sivyer Steel (Bettendorf, Iowa) out of bankruptcy. According to local reports, the group bought Sivyer for $6.5 million in July. Sivyer will continue to operate under a new name, Sivyer Steel Castings LLC, and the 325,000 sq. ft. facility will be renovated and updated. “As […]

Investors Buy Sivyer Steel