1953 Chicago Magnesium has
been at the forefront of magnesium and aluminum sand casting. Chicago
was the first foundry in the world to supply production castings in the
magnesium sand casting alloy, WE43.This high strength corrosion
developed by Magnesium Elektron offers excellent elevated temperature
mechanical properties up to 480˚ F. The alloy is targeted at
as helicopter and aero engine transmission cases.
Magnesium has developed capabilities necessary to
produce castings weighing up to fifty pounds net. Many casting produced
Chicago Magnesium have thin walls and require complex internal coring
satisfy design applications. Sophisticated computer programs, coupled
rapid prototyping techniques, aid our customers to compress lead times.
an AS 9100 based quality system
and NADCAP accreditation of our special processes, Chicago Magnesium
able to satisfy the market demands both today and into the future.
Magnesium Casting is synonymous with aerospace castings. In
Aluminum, we produce castings for helicopters, jet fighters,
jumbo transports and regional jets, satisfying many diverse