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As everyone knows, China has become the largest metal casting manufacturing country, and have thousands of various metal foundriesHerein, we try to classify the iron foundries into five main types, and hope it could give an approximate concept to the buyers who want to purchase metal castings from ChinaNormally, these type of iron foundries are very professional, and have several automatic molding lines, sophisticated inspection devices, related high precision machining equipments, and hundreds of workersThey could produce iron castings of dozens of thousands of tons annuallyHowever, these foundries usually supply cast iron parts for the local or joint-venture automobile manufacturersSo, they only accept super large orders, such as hundreds of thousands of pieces annuallyWhen I said specific, I meant they mainly produce one or several types of casting parts, and normally do not accept the orders not related with their main productsFor example, some foundries mainly produce ductile iron pipes, some mainly produced various standard pipe fittings, some for stove parts, fishing castings, fire grates, paper dryers, hydraulic parts etcThese iron foundries are specialized with some type of castings, so all their equipments and inspection devices are fitted with their products, and their workers and engineers are familiar with those productsSo, they tried to be the best in their areas, and would not like to insert some various products into their routine productionMedium-sized foundries means the foundries with over hundred workers, one or two automatic molding lines, and about thousands of tons outputThese foundries usually have several types of molding processes, such as automatic molding lines, resin sand casting process, shell molding process and traditional green sand molding process, some foundries use the molding machinesThese foundries have some normal machining equipments, so they could do most of machining works in-house, and they have some basic inspection devices to check the materials and dimensionsNormally, these foundries do not have very special products. If you are in the country make sure you have the write China Travel Apps

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