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Property Area:

54 Acres

Production:

220,000 sq. ft.

Total Employment:

345

Average daily ferrous melt capacity: 200 tons
Average daily non-ferrous melt capacity: 20 tons


INDUSTRIES

Buck Company proudly serves these industries:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Compressed Air
  • Concrete
  • Construction
  • Decorative Railings
  • Electric/Energy + Hardware
  • Elevator
  • Fire
  • Heating & Cooling
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Heavy Truck
  • Horse Drawn Carriage
  • Lawn & Turf
  • Machine Shops
  • Marine
  • Material Handling Products
  • Metal Valve & Pipe Fittings
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Playground Equipment
  • Power Generation
  • Railroad
  • Speed Changers
  • Tools
  • Wire Rope Fittings

 


EQUIPMENT

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Foundry

Pattern - full service pattern capabilities available:

  • 3 axis vertical Haas CNC to machine core boxes and patterns
  • Engineering drawings may now be sent to Buck as CAD files

Our in-house pattern capabilities help to reduce sample lead times which allows us to get your projects into production quickly.

A Sheffield Cordax 1808-MDCC MEA coordinate measuring machine is used to check the dimensional accuracy of master, production patterns and core boxes, and castings.

Coremaking Facilities:

  • 2 HP 16 Redford shell core
  • 3 HP 43 Redford shell core
  • 2 Harrison 10-16 core machines
  • 1 Harrison 10-10 core machines
  • 7 Laempe core centers (cold box)
  • 1 Palmer core machine (cold box)
  • 2 Isocure CB-16 core machines (cold box)

Cleaning & Grinding Facilities:

  • 4 Super –14 shot blast machines
  • 3 tumbling barrels
  • 5 finishing cells with 10 snag grinding units & 30 regrinding units
  • 1 abrasive cut-off machine
  • 1 Foxall robotic grinding machine               
  • 1 custom robotic grinding machine

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Non-Ferrous

Foundry Melting Equipment:

  • 9 - 500 to 3000 lb. capacity induction furnaces
  • 3 - 2300 lb. capacity electric resistance furnaces
  • 4 - 1500 lb. capacity electric resistance furnaces

Molding:

  • 2 Hunter molding machines –flask sizes: 14x19 & 20x24    
  • 1 Horizontal Disamatic 130 molding machine – flask size 20x24
  • 2 Jolt-Pin-Lift cope & drag machines with multiple flask sizes: 20x25, 20x40, 18x32, & 18x36
  • 1 Side Floor for larger castings

Heat Treating Equipment:

  • Solution heat treat & aging furnace system for grades 356 & 319 aluminum
 

Ferrous

Foundry Melting Equipment:

  • 5 coreless induction furnaces, 6 tons each

Molding:

  • 6 Hunter molding machines –flask sizes: 14x19 & 20x24
  • 1 B&P and Disamatic Match 20x24 molding machine
  • 1 Sinto molding machine – flask size 16x20
  • 2 Jolt-Pin-Lift cope & drag machines with multiple flask sizes: 20x25, 20x40, 18x32, & 18x36

Heat Treating Equipment:

  • 6 elevator type electric furnaces for iron

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897 Lancaster Pike
Quarryville, PA 17566