Metallurgical Expertise

Carpenter Brothers, Inc. not only has the products and equipment to assist you in making great castings, but we have the technical expertise to back it up. Carpenter Brothers, Inc. has four metallurgists on staff with over 100 years of experience in the metal casting industry. We are available to help you with any issue related to your metal casting process, whether you are melting ferrous, non-ferrous, or both. So give us a call to discuss how we can help you find the solutions to your problems.


Carpenter Brothers, Inc. has the metallurgical expertise to assist you, whether you are pouring ferrous or non-ferrous metals, utilizing green sand molds, resin bonded molds, low-pressure molds, or die castings. We have the technical expertise backed up by many years in the metal casting industry to help solve the toughest of problems. Here are some areas we can help with:

Iron & Steel

  • Melting Methods (coreless, channel, cupola, arc)
  • Charge makeup and material selection
  • Ladle Treatments
  • Defect identification and analysis
  • Desulfurization
  • Deoxidation
  • Pouring practices
  • Treatment process improvements
  • Inoculation (mold, ladle, stream)
  • Alloy selection (type, sizing, addition rates)
  • Efficiency improvements
  • Filtration recommendations
  • Scrap reduction
  • General foundry practices

Non-ferrous – Aluminum & Copper based

  • Casting methods (die casting, gravity, low pressure, sand, permanent mold)
  • Melting methods (reverb, stack, coreless, gas)
  • Melt treatments (cleaning and degassing)
  • Grain refinement
  • Metal transfer and delivery
  • Pouring
  • Heat treatment
  • Defect identification and analysis

With over 81 years of metallurgical experience in the metal casting industry, we have almost seen it all and helped endless customers create great castings. If you are experiencing problems, we are here to help.

Contact Us for a Quote

We are here to assist, give us a call or send us an email with your questions or quote request and we will be happy to help.