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Aerospace & Defense Market Experience

Posted by Dave Olsen on 7/14/20 11:36 AM

The Aerospace and Defense industry stretches the limits of performance and as a result, these markets demand perfection. Engineering collaboration with MetalTek helps meet those challenges with innovative products and processes. There are numerous examples of where MetalTek's alloy development or process capability has enhanced the performance of components used in the Aerospace and Defense markets.

Below are just a few examples of MetalTek's experience in these demanding markets.

Hub Body For Naval Destroyers

Exhaust Manifold For Army Tanks

Landing Gear Components For Aircraft

Firing Check Valve For Naval Applications

Tow Bellmouth For Littoral Combat Ship

Winch Drums For Navy Ships

Combustor Cover For Army Tanks

Benches For Pentagon Memorial

Airflow Body For Aircraft

Rocket Engine Nozzle

Injector Dome For Rocket Engines

Fuel Manifold For Aircraft

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Topics: Investment Casting, Sand Casting, Centrifugal Casting, Casting Process, Lost Wax Casting, Defense, Conversion, Aerospace

Aerospace & Defense Market - General Overview

Posted by Dave Olsen on 7/10/20 1:53 PM

Blue Chip companies in the aerospace and defense markets rely on MetalTek International for their metal casting needs. Your market demands perfection and MetalTek not only has the required certifications, but our Sales Engineers are industry specialists that understand your market. But even beyond our capabilities of what we can produce, MetalTek partners with you to make your products and businesses better. We only succeed when you are successful.


An integrated manufacturing process that includes centrifugal, investment, sand, and continuous casting, along with machining lets customers in the aerospace market know they are working with metals experts. 

This approach allows the engineering and supply of net shaped product, providing the intricacy of investment casting with the integrity of centrifugal casting. Near net shaped components can be produced to provide large O.D. features that minimize post processing in nearly any quantity.

Bearium Metals' products are on the NASA launch pad and on Mars! Our Sales and Engineering teams dedicated to the Aerospace market ensure that you get the attention, expertise, and performance that you deserve. Bearium is often the basis design where regular lubrication is difficult or impossible. It has shown the same long life and superior performance in cryogenic environments as well.

From mandrels and forming dies to critical components for rocket engines, allow MetalTek to serve you and your metal needs. 

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Topics: Investment Casting, Sand Casting, Centrifugal Casting, Casting Process, Lost Wax Casting, Defense, Conversion, Aerospace

MetalTek International Honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees Who Serve in the Wisconsin National Guard and Reserve

Posted by Dave Olsen on 2/1/18 11:23 AM

Oconomowoc, WI – Mike Williams, Chairman of the Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee (ESGR), has announced Jamie Schindel, Machine Shop Supervisor of MetalTek International, was presented with a Patriot Award by ESGR representative Bill Rheingans, Area 2 Chair in recognition of extraordinary support of one of their employees serving in the Wisconsin Air National Guard.

The presentation took take place at MetalTek International, 905 E St Paul Ave, Waukesha WI, at 3:30 pm on January 24th, 2018.

According to Rheingans, “Jamie Schindel was nominated for this prestigious national award by their employee Daniel Voegeli who is a member of the Wisconsin Air National Guard and assigned to the 128th ANG/LRS unit.  TSgt Voegeli is currently deployed and was unable to attend this event. 

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Topics: Press Release, Defense

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