White Papers and Ebooks
Metalcasting resources prepared by the Eagle Group
Our resources include white papers and ebooks on topics of metalcasting, machining and general manufacturing. We design these resources for manufacturing purchasers, executives, engineers and students. By providing information on metalcasting, machining and manufacturing, we hope to increase industry-wide understanding of the decisions involved in metal manufacturing.
All of our metalcasting resources are free to download with registration.
Before shopping around for quotes, whether it’s for a new product or an already existing part, take a look at our free buyer’s guide for hints, tricks and best practices. Inside, you’ll find:
- What you need to know about your product
- How to choose a material
- How to choose a casting process
- What to look for in a casting supplier
Prepared by Eagle Precision Cast Parts, Inc., the Investment Casting Process Guide offers a comprehensive introduction to the history, practice and capabilities of investment casting.
- History of investment casting
- Investment casting process
- Standard tolerances
- Design recommendations
- Detailed case study
Prepared by the experts at Eagle Aluminum Cast Products, Inc., Manufacturing with Aluminum makes a great resource for anyone interested in aluminum casting or manufacturing. We assembled all the basic, need-to-know info in one convenient package.
- History of aluminum in manufacturing
- Aluminum properties
- Forming methods
- Aluminum alloy comparison
- Detailed cast aluminum case study
To find out if your production could benefit from the switch to casting, enter your email above to download your copy of the Fab-to-Casting Checklist. Benefits of casting over fabrication often include:
- Cost savings
- Increased strength
- Reduction of materials
- Aesthetic Improvement
This Eagle Alloy case study offers a step-by-step walkthrough of the design, sampling and delivery of cast products manufactured for Cem-Tec Corporation. The study focuses on steps taken to ensure quality and repeatability while sticking to an urgent project timeline.
- The redesign process
- Advanced inspection methods
- Sampling on an expedited timeline
- How we made it work
This case study illustrates Eagle Aluminum’s dedication to continuous improvement in quality control methods. Outlining steps taken by Eagle Aluminum operators, management and engineers to significantly reduce factory returns, the study shows the importance of outside-the-box problem solving.
- Balancing challenges
- The solution: fixture-mounted gages
- Keeping it lean
- Benefits to the whole supply chain