Industry Name

Steel Investment Foundries

Comments

See the agent "Iron and steel founding."

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing steel investment castings. Investment molds are formed by covering a wax shape with a refractory slurry. After the refractory slurry hardens, the wax is melted, leaving a seamless mold. Investment molds provide highly detailed, consistent castings. Establishments in this industry purchase steel made in other establishments.

Category

Manufacturing

NAICS Code

331512

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