Have a project or product that requires custom attention? Plymouth Foundry believes that offering services that adds value to your project / product is the smart way to go. Some of those Added Value Services we offer are, Assembly, E-Coating, Heat Treating, and many more.

We also work closely with multiple outside vendors and toolmakers to create new patterns and core-boxes to suit your project / product needs.




Molding Sand: Constituents, Types and Properties

The general sources of receiving molding sands are the sea shores, rivers, lakes, deserts and granular elements of rocks.Molding sands can be classified mainly into two types namely natural or synthetic.Natural molding sands contains sufficient amount of binder material. Whereas synthetic molding sands are prepared artificially using basic sand molding constituents (silica sand in 85-91%, binder […]

A Brief History of Metal Casting

The story of metal casting begins some five and a half thousand years ago in Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilisation. The process, which involves pouring molten metal into a mould, was used by the Mesopotamians to create all manner of things including tools and weaponry, typically out of the copper — tin alloy, bronze. Civilisation […]

Casting Process: Basic Steps

Industrial Process DescriptionThe metal casting process has been divided into the following five major operations: Obtaining the Casting Geometry :The process is referred as the study of the geometry of parts and plans, so as to improve the life and quality of casting. Casting Patternmaking :In pattern making, a physical model of casting, i.e. a […]

“No bake” Sand Castings

Sometimes, we believe that foundries are more or less similar. Reality demonstrates precisely the opposite. Dozens are the technical “distinctions” that allow differentiating a casting plant from another. precisely in the ambit of these differences, either small or big at first sight, we should research those technological advantages able to transform a process into efficient and up-to-date. […]