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Ductile Iron Castings for the Pump & Bearing Housing Industries

As a provider of large scale ductile iron castings, at Glidewell our reputation is built on providing high quality and consistency. The bearing housings, caps, and pump components shown here require this type of precision, which is why customers from various industries turn to us for their manufacture.

These components are typically cast in ductile iron; however, they can also be manufactured in gray iron. Molds are created to the customer’s specifications and 2D CAD drawings on our floor molding system, and on our semi-automated molding line. After casting, components are machined in-house to tolerances of ±.001”.

Each part is fully inspected, utilizing a wide range of testing and inspection techniques. Our quality program includes advanced testing procedures which allow us to maintain compliance with all applicable industry standards, as well as our own stringent quality standards.

For more information on this project, see the table below or contact us directly.

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Highlights of this Ductile Iron Casting Project

Product Description
Bearing Housings, Bearing Caps, Pump Casings, Cover Plates, Frame Plates, Oil and Gas Pumping Unit Frames
Ductile Iron Casting Capabilities Applied/Processes
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
Floor Molding with Automated Fan Mixer
Semi-Automated Molding Line
Overall Part Dimensions
Estimated part weight – 1,000 to 28,000 pounds
Tightest Tolerances
± 0.001”
Material Used
Ductile Iron
Gray Iron available
Material Finish
Cast / Machined
In process testing/inspection performed
Tensile Strength
Yield Strength
Percent Elongation
BHN Hardness
Pressure Testing
Industry for Use
Oil and Gas, Aggregate, Mining, Lime Kiln
1 – 100
Delivery/Turnaround Time
8 – 10 Weeks
Delivery Location
Standards Met
Customer Specifications
2D CAD Drawing
Product Name
Bearing Housing and Components
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Castings ProductionWe produce castings that range from
1,000 to 30,000 pounds in gray iron and
1,000 to 28,000 pounds in ductile iron.
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