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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
  • Staff of Inside Sales and Customer Service Professionals.
  • One Location: 65,000 Sq. Ft. Facility

Certfications

  • ISO 9001:2008
  • AS9100C
  • Nadcap ‐ NDT & Welding
  • ITAR Registered

Industries Served

  • Aerospace
  • Military & Ordnance
  • Firearms
  • Medical
  • General Industry

Proven Expertise

  • Fiberglass Insulation Spinner Wheels
  • Ordnance Components
  • Aircraft Hardware & Brake Components
  • Sidearm Frames & Components
  • Spherical Ball Bearings
  • Surgical Instruments and Tools

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, Film and Digital x-ray Capabilities

Engineering Assistance from our staff of Product, Tooling and Mechanical Engineering Experts

  • 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
  • Two CNC Turning Centers
  • Four Manual Mills

Foundry Equipment

    • 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
    • Two Pulse Fired Self-Recuperating Programmable Pusher Ovens
    • Four Automatic Pressure-Assisted Grinding Units

    Over 100+ Alloys Poured

    • Austenitic and Martensitic Stainless
    • Low-Alloy Steels
    • High-Temperature Alloys: Cobalt 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 the 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 PLC
  • Remington Arms
  • Hamilton Sundstrand
  • ATK Tactical Systems
  • Integra LifeScience
  • Cobham Life Support
  • AAR Cargo
  • Avibank Manufacturing
  • Gyrus/Olympus Surgical
  • Varian Medical
  • Rexnord-PSI
  • Alcoa Fastening
  • Moog Aerospace
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