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About Kovatch Castings

KOVATCH CASTINGS

continues to invest in automation and continuous improvements to our processes.

General

•      Founded in 1976

•      24/7 Non-Union Operation: 200+ Employees

•      Network of Outside Sales Representatives

•      Annual Sales: $21M

•      One Location: 65,000 Sq. Ft. Facility

 Certfications

•      ISO 9001:2008

•      AS9100C

•      Nadcap – NDT & Welding

•      ITAR Registered

 Industries Served

•      Aerospace

•      Military & Ordnance

•      Firearms

•      Medical

•      Mining

•      General Industry

 Proven Expertise

•     Fiberglass Insulation Tools

•     Ordnance Components

•     Aircraft Hardware & Brake Components

•     Sidearm Frames & Components •     Spherical Ball Bearings

 Investment Casting Offerings

•     Flexible Design

•     Tight Tolerance

•     125 or Less RMS Finish

•     Near Net-Shape, Reducing Secondary Operations

 Casting Specifications

•      1 Oz. to 35 Lbs.

•      18” Length

•      Specialize in Thin Wall

•      Ceramic or Soluble Cores to Produce Intricate

           Internal Shapes

•      Machined and Finished Castings: Make to Print

Production of Turn-Key Parts

Services

Quality Inspection & Lab Capability

•      Brown & Sharp Automatic CMMs

•      Comparator

•      PC DMIS Gage Trak

•      Bruker Spectrometer and Hand-Held Unit

•      Tensile Tester

•      Hardness Tester

•      Type 1 Method A Penetrant Lines

•      Non-Destructive Testing: MPI, FPI, X-Ray

 

Engineering Assistance from Product,

Toolinand Mechanical Engineers

•      Inventor

•      Solidworks

•      ProCast – Simulation Software to Speed

Production Planning

•      Autodesk

•      MasterCAM

 

In-House 3D Wax Printing for Prototyping

        Projet® CPX3000

 

Machining

•      Six CNC Vertical Milling Centers

•      Five CNC Milling Centers (2-Axis and 3-Axis)

•      Four Manual Mills

 

Foundry Equipment

•      Two Pulse Fired Self-Recuperating

Programmable Pusher Ovens

•      Two Robotic Shell Systems

•      33,975 Cu. Ft. Temperature and Humidity

Controlled Drying Areas

•      Four Alloy Furnaces (65 - 120 Lb. Capacity)

•      600 Lb. Capacity Aluminum Melter

•      Four AutomaƟc Pressure-Assisted Blast Units

 

Over 100+ Alloys Poured

•      Austenitic and Martensitic Stainless

•      Low-Alloy Steels

•      High-Temperature Alloys:  Cobalt  (Stellite)

and Nickel  (Inconel)

•      Tool Steels

•      Brass and Bronze

•      Aluminum

 Partnered Outside Services

•      Heat Treat

•      HIP (Hot Isostatic Pressing)

•      Paint

•      Passivation

•      Leak Test

•      Electropolish

 

Experience and Expertise

Employee Expertise & Achievements

•      On-Staff Metallurgist

•      Nadcap NDT Level 3

•      Seven Nadcap NDT Level 2 Technicians

•      Three Nadcap Aerospace Welders

•      Five Lean Masters

•      One Six Sigma Green Belt

•      Professional in Human Resources

•      One staff member on the Board of Directors for

ICI (Investment Casting Institute)

Supply Chain

•      Client Stocking Programs

•      KanBan

•      JIT (Just In Time)

•      SMI (Supplier-Managed Inventory)

•      WAWF (Wide-Area Workflow)

A few of our Customer Approvals

•      Lockheed-Martin

•      GE Aerospace Yellow Pages

•      Boeing Aerospace

•      Honeywell Federal

•      HR Textron

•      UTC Pump and Engine Controls

•      Parker Hannifin

•      Rolls-Royce Corporation

•      Gulfstream Aerospace

•      Meggitt Aircraft Braking

•      Remington Arms

•      Hamilton Sundstrand

•      ATK Tactical Systems

•      Integra LifeScience

•      Cobham Life Support

•      AAR Cargo

•      Avibank Manufacturing

·         Olympus Surgical

ISO 9001 / AS 9100C / Nadcap