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We represent the best ductile iron foundries in the USA and back it up with professional and ongoing service.

For over five decades Carson Castings ( has been supplying many types of industries with their casting needs.

With our specific focus we offer our clients:

  • Expertise in our field - We deal strictly in the sourcing of castings and machined castings. Highly specialized in gray iron.

  • Added Value - We can provide raw castings or complete assemblies and everything in between (painting, heat treat and machining).

  • Tooling Options – No-bake and green sand molding. Floor, manual, squeezer, cope and drag, Hunter, Sinto, B&P and Disa molding processes.

  • Industry Knowledge - Our years of experience in the casting field ensure we
    place your work at a facility suited to your project’s unique needs.

Grey Iron Casting Overview

Gray iron has been produced in various forms for thousands of years, making it the most recognized type of cast iron. Gray irons can be alloyed to increase strength and hardness while cast, or to increase their response to heat treatment.

Gray iron castings can be machined easily and are used for damping or controlling vibration in a variety of applications. The mechanical properties of gray iron are determined by the combined effect of its chemical composition, processing technique in the foundry, and the solidification and cooling rates.

Properties of gray iron castings are affected by its shape, size and wall thickness as well.

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Foundry-Source Is Your Source For Grey Iron Castings

Grey Iron Also Called Grey Cast Iron

Much of the annual production of grey iron is in the form of grey iron engine blocks, grey iron c asted valves and grey iron casted pump housings. Grey cast iron is made in a grey iron foundry.

Foundry-Source works with grey iron castings from automated molding machines and high pressure machines; grey iron casting capability includes the cost efficient manufacture of large grey iron castings. Foundry-Source has grey iron castings made in several specialized furnaces used to melt the grey iron.

Foundry-Source also works with small grey iron casting castings from molding machines. The machines produce castings of grey iron ranging from a few pounds to more than 200 pounds.

The finished product of grey iron castings can be more geometrically complex than the product of a rolling, forging, or machining process like milling or turning. Grey iron castings are the original way to produce near net shape parts.

Foundry-Source will find you the right grey iron castings to make your parts.

Our grey iron castings have the right grade of grey iron you need:

  • Grey iron  ASTM  A48  class 20  G20  G2000 
  • Grey iron  ASTM  A48  class 25  G25  G2500
  • Grey iron  ASTM  A48  class 30  G30  G3000
  • Grey iron  ASTM  A48  class 35  G35  G3500
  • Grey iron  ASTM  A48  class 40  G40  G4000
  • Grey iron  ASTM  A48  class 45  G45  G4500
  • Grey iron  ASTM  A48  class 50  G50  G5000

We also can provide equivalents to European grade grey iron:

  • EN-GJL-150 aka DIN 1691 – GG15 
  • EN-GJL-200 aka DIN 1691 – GG20
  • EN-GJL-350 aka DIN 1691 – GG25
  • EN-GJL-300 aka DIN 1691 – GG30

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