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Commercial Transportation : Castings : Investment Casting Materials : Waxes


Arconic Power and Propulsion's Specialty Materials facility in Whitehall, Michigan, is a major producer of investment-casting waxes for foundry operations.  Arconic Power and Propulsion, with the aid of its worldwide operations, has enabled Specialty Materials to develop unmatched industry knowledge.  Specialty Materials' close proximity to the Arconic Power and Propulsion Research Corporation enables Arconic Power and Propulsion to combine the technical expertise of both organizations for pre- and post-production technical support for customers.

  • Investment casting waxes
  • Wax extrusions
  • Custom formulations
  • Rapid-change capability in wax generation
  • Technical support

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Greg Butzer
Arconic Power and Propulsion

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