A Recurring Theme

Recently, we had to replace a vertical centrifugal mold due to metal fatigue. We made several improvements in the new mold design, one of which included increasing the length to the maximum available height of our centrifuge. Limited only by the weight capacity of our furnace, we can now cast…

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Walk of Stars

A short while back the city of Longview, Texas renovated the streets in the historical downtown including large star designs in many intersections. Each star is constructed of concrete and brick and includes five 22” X 29” bronze tips. O&D was honored to sandcast and polish 2 sets of those…

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Working Together

Working together with customers to solve problems has kept O&D strong. We have a customer who needed a solution to a part that continued to fail prematurely in application. Our first step was to modify one of our horizontal centrifugal molds to cast his part as a flange, saving him…

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O&D Cost Saving and Customer Care

O&D maintains a policy of helping our customers keep their costs down. Part of that is saving cost in material, machining, and delivery lead time. One recent example is a large aluminum bronze flanged bushing request we received from a new customer. We went straight to work designing a new mold and casting a part…

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