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Military Equipment Parts Casting

The military needs dependable equipment to safeguard people and property at home and abroad. U.S. Bronze Foundry & Machine is proud to support the armed forces by manufacturing cast metal parts for critical defense applications like structures, aircrafts, vehicles, and vessels.

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Improving defense equipment longevity

U.S. Bronze Foundry & Machine is a full-service supplier of military equipment parts castings. We manufacture a wide range of cast metal parts that optimize functionality, wearability, and efficiency.

  • Straight Bushings
  • Liners
  • Screw Down Nut Blanks
  • Gear Blanks And Gear Worm Blanks
  • Rings
  • Washers
  • Thrust Collars
  • Cylinders
  • Shaft Sleeves
  • Tapered Bushings
  • Split Bushings
  • Flange Bushings
  • Eccentric Bushings

Each casting step is performed in-house under the direction of an experienced engineering team. Our capabilities include:

  • Research & Design
  • Mold-Making
  • Prototyping
  • Full-Scale Casting
  • Finished Machining
  • Inspection
  • Delivery

Metal castings uses in defense applications

Casting processes can create relatively complex shapes from materials with high strength, wear-resistance, and anti-corrosion properties. As a result, cast metal alloys are used in many defense applications.

  • Launcher Components
  • Bearing Shells
  • Gun Triggers
  • Propulsion Components
  • Trigger Guards
  • Bolt Catches
  • Bolt Carriers
  • Selector Levers
  • Missile Canard
  • Rocket Motor Cases
  • Valves
  • Hinges
  • Bi-Pod Heads

Defense specification castings manufacturer

At U.S. Bronze Foundry & Machine, we specialize in producing cast metal parts following military specifications. Casting processes are adaptable for mass production, and creating large quantities of a specific casting is quick.

There are many reasons to integrate metal castings into your defense application. The casting process offers many benefits:

  • Long Tooling Life
  • Excellent Surface Finish
  • High Dimensional Accuracy
  • Can Cast Extremely Intricate Designs
  • Can Cast Almost Any Ferrous Metal And Super Alloy
  • No Flash
  • Minimal Parting Lines
  • Reliable Process Controls
  • Great Repeatability
  • Eliminates Secondary Machining

Your defense application parts source

U.S. Bronze Foundry & Machine produces cast parts of all sizes, but our specialty is large cast products. We utilize static and centrifugal casting techniques and have the following capabilities:

  • Castings up to 35,000 pounds
  • Lengths of up to 80 inches for centrifugally cast parts
  • Outside diameters as large as 158 inches for centrifugally cast parts
  • No size limit for statically cast parts

Our facility contains a machine shop, which enables us to deliver finished castings with precise dimensions. By eliminating time-consuming off-site secondary processing steps, client supply chains are simplified. The shop contains advanced CNC equipment capable of machining workpieces with:

  • Outside diameters of 150 inches
  • Lengths of 80 inches 
  • Tolerances are +/- .001 inches

Critical missions, quality materials

In harsh environments like corrosive seas or dusty cityscapes, the material that a part is made of makes a difference between success and failure. As a trusted military specification castings manufacturer, U.S. Bronze Foundry & Machine helps you select the best metal alloys for your application. Those we use regularly include:

  • Bronze And Highly Leaded Bronze
  • Copper
  • Stainless Steel
  • Aluminum 
  • Nickel  

Other metal alloys are available upon request.

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From prototyping to high-volume production runs, the defense industry and its supply chain partners benefit from U.S. Bronze Foundry & Machine’s unwavering commitment to exceptional quality and on-time delivery. When working with us, your cast metal parts fit, form, and function as intended – every time.

A strict quality management system ensures every casted component meets applicable industry standards or client specifications. Our team can turnaround rough parts as quickly as two weeks and finished pieces as fast as eight weeks, depending on lead time and other factors.

Feel free to contact us to discuss our defense industry part manufacturing capabilities.