IQ-Enterprises (IQE) is a premium manufacturing firm, located in Indianapolis, Indiana, and in China. Established in 2004, IQE supplies high quality and low cost iron sand casting. We make ductile iron casting, gray iron casting and malleable iron casting. The casting processes include green sand casting, shell casting, and resin coated sand casting. Castings are handled with great care to meet required dimensions, surface finish, etc. IQE also offers engineering services and secondary operations, such as: machining, assembly, plating, e-coating, etc. We also provide steel casting.

Communication, Quality, On-Time Delivery: In the US, we handle your project from beginning to end. We communicate design ideas, and convert all standards via bilingual Engineers to help work through all other challenges to make sure we exceed your quality, service and financial goals. Quality, on-time delivery and customer satisfaction is the goal of our service. IQE’s quality management team in China checks the product quality at each stage in the production process to make sure the product meets the specifications before shipping. Based on request, we deliver your product to your dock or may stock your product in North America. ISO9001-2000 certificated.

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Iron sand casting foundry equipment List

Melting Equipment, Sand Treatment Equipment, Molding Line, Core Making Equipment, Surface treatment Line, Heat Treatment Line, Quality Assurance Instrument

Equipment Name
Equipment Type Equipment Origin Equipment Q’ty Capacity Parameter
Melting Equipment
Cupola 5T Korea 1 set 5T/h automatic , hot wind T=1500 C°
  3T China 1 set 3T/h normal hot wind T=1500 C°
Electrical Holding Furnace 3T Korea 1 Set 400KW 3T/h
Sand Treatment Equipment:
Sand mixing line   Japan/Korea 3 sets 1500~3500kgs/time
Molding Line:
PC Semi Automatic
molding line
  Korea 23 sets 300x380x100/100mm(sand box inner dimension) 300 mold/h/set
RMB-2016 Automatic
molding line
  Japan 2 sets 410x510x150/150mm(sand box inner dimension) 120 mold/h
KW368 Automatic
molding line
  Germany 1 set 410x570x130/110mm(sand box inner dimension) 240mold/h
148C molding line   China 2 sets 800x600x250mm(sand box inner dimension) 60 mold/h
Core Making Equipment
Automatic sand mixing
for core making
  Korea 1 set 4T/h
Shell core machine   Korea 19 sets 1.4-2 minutes/time
Surface treatment Line
Shot blast   Korea 5 sets 1-1.5T/20 minutes
Heat Treatment Line
Continuous tunnel type
heat treatment line
  Korea 2 sets 26000x2240x1800mm 1300kgs/h
Quality Assurance Instrument
Spectrometer ARL3460 Swiss 1 set Quick analysis of chemical content for raw material
CMM from Brown & Sharp   U.S.A 1 set Dimensional check for tooling and finished parts
Metallographic
microscope for
microstructure
  Japan 1 set Could print out the photo of metallographic microstructure of raw material

Commonly used cast iron and steel

Cast gray iron: more info

China GB/T 9439-1988: HT100 HT150 HT200 HT250 HT300 HT350
ASTM A159-82:   G1800 G2500 G3000 G3500 G4000
UNS:   F10004 F10005 F10009 F10007 F10008
ASTM A48-00: No. 20 No. 25 No. 30
No. 35
No. 40
No. 45 No. 50

Cast ductile iron: more info

China GB/T1348-1988: QT400-18 QT400-15 QT450-10 QT500-7 QT600-3
ASTM A536-99: 60-40-18   65-45-12 80-55-06
~80-55-06
~100-70-03
UNS: F32800   F33100 F33800
F33800
F34800

Cast malleable iron: more info

China GB/T9440-1988: KTH300-06 KTH330-08 KTH350-10 KTH370-12  
ASTM A47:     32510 35018  

Cast steel: more info

China, GB: 20 45 65Mn 20Cr 40Cr 35CrMo 42CrMo 40CrNiMo GCr15
ASTM: 1020 1045 1566 5120 5140 4135 4140 8620 5210
AISI/UNS: G10200 G10450   G51200 G51400 G41350 G41400 G86200 G52100
SAE: 1020 1045 1566(1066) 5120 5140 4135 4140 8620 5210

Sand casting technical data and secondary operation

 

Engineering assistance

Engineering: Based on request, IQE can provide the following services for our customers:

– CAD model development from your sample;
– Stress analysis, which helps in knowing whether the design is adequate and optimized,and what changes are needed, before the physical part is made;
-Some Mechanical and Chemical Lab tests for your prototype part.

Impact simulation of a cone shaped plastic cushion

Industries served

Automotives, appliances, communications, electric motors, decoration.