Midvale Industries Blog

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Sand Casting Core Defects Series – Part 2

Sand Casting Core Defects Series – Part 2

In this two-part foundry series, we explore the most common core defects and provide the most probably casuses. If you run into these core defects, use this troubleshooting guide to check your system. Minimizing the amount of defects in the core making room will boost...

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120th Anniversary Celebration

120th Anniversary Celebration

PRESS RELEASE: Midvale Industries Celebrates 120th Anniversary Saint Louis, MO: Midvale Industries, a leading supplier of industrial process solutions, celebrates our 120th anniversary this year. Midvale began in 1901 as a local foundry and mining supplier, and today...

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Sand Casting Core Defects Series – Part 1

Sand Casting Core Defects Series – Part 1

Shell Sand Core Defects Series Part 1In this two-part foundry series, we explore the most common shell sand core defects and provide probable causes to help eliminate them. If you run into these core defects, use this troubleshooting guide to check your system....

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Are Robotics Right For Your Application?

Are Robotics Right For Your Application?

Are Robotics Right For Your Application? A look at robotics and automation in the manufacturing industryAutomation and robotic use in manufacturing processes is a trend that continues to grow in use and popularity. Automated manufacturing leads to maximum efficiency...

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Paint Sprayer Maintenance Tips for Winter

Paint Sprayer Maintenance Tips for Winter

Paint Sprayer Maintenance Tips for Winter Keep your paint sprayer in peak condition during the cold winter months by following these simple maintenance steps. Deep Cleaning Release any built-up pressure Flush the system using flushing fluid Recommend flushing with...

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Cast Zinc Shot: Cost Saving Benefits for Shot Blasting

Cast Zinc Shot: Cost Saving Benefits for Shot Blasting

Cast Zinc Shot How cast zinc shot can save you money in your shot blasting applications.Cast Zinc Shot, manufactured by Transmet, is a soft metallic shot used for deburring, deflashing, cleaning and surface finishing blast applications on light metals and other...

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Why Use Diamond Grinding Wheels in Your Cleaning Room?

Why Use Diamond Grinding Wheels in Your Cleaning Room?

Why use diamond grinding wheels in your cleaning room?   Benefits of using diamond grinding tooling and how it can save you money.Being a 3rd generation foundryman and running cleaning rooms, I was introduced to the sales pitch for diamond grinding wheels 20...

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What Is Vapor Blasting

What Is Vapor Blasting

What is Vapor Blasting? A detailed look at what the vapor blasting process is, how it compares to dry blasting and wet blasting, and best vapor blasting practices.What is Vapor Blasting? Vapor abrasive blasting equipment combines water and abrasive in a pot that is...

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