At Alliant Castings, we see ourselves as an extension of the client’s engineering department. Creative thinking to solve problems is as much a part of our product as the actual castings. We work collaboratively with the customers’ engineers to conduct wear analyses, develop the most effective casting design, and select – or create – the most appropriate alloy. Our expert team builds the prototype and we stay close with the customer during field-testing to ensure that the concept is validated in the real world. Once the prototype has been thoroughly proven, we proceed to production and the fastest possible delivery of finished castings.
Commitment To Quality
Alliant Castings is managed for continuous, daily improvement. Through systems-wide enhancements, applying the Kaizen system, we have cut returns to less than 1%. Our Quality Control Department includes a QC Manager, an engineer and two inspector/auditors who use monitoring technologies to ensure that every part meets or exceeds our exacting standards.
Our R&D operation is constantly seeking new materials and process improvements to increase the performance of our castings. We have developed a number of proprietary alloys through a combination of alloy mixes and the refinement of heat treatment.
- Embedded Carbides
- Specialty Alloys
- Cryogenic Treatments
- Special Heat Treat Cycles
The Technology Edge
To meet our clients’ needs, Alliant Castings has spared no effort or expense in acquiring the finest technologies available today in the metal casting industry. Our plant includes:
Recent technology investments have included:
- Milltonics CNC
- Palmer Mixer
- Palmer Carousel
- Spectro Spectrometer
- Palmer Rollover
- Synchro Production System
- Least cost charge system
- Hunter Molding System
- Faro Laser Scanner
- Pace Technologies – Mounting Press
- Pace Technologies – Grinder / Polisher
- Phase II – Brinnell Hardness Tester
- Olympus Microscope
- 5 – 3D Printers; Stacker, Cosine and Fusion
- Gaylord VSTB-RD Sand Blower
- 2019 Solid Works with Production Data Management
Just as important as machinery are the processes we use to organize production. Lean manufacturing enhances linear flow and reduces material handling. We’ve also succeeded in reducing scrap, focusing on getting the product right the first time. Throughout, the safety of our workforce and the surrounding community remains our first priority. The total result is a streamlined plant that minimizes human error and maximizes efficient, high quality production throughput.