Hodge Foundry Elyria Foundry
Elyria 440-322-4657
Hodge 724-588-4100

Hodge Foundry

Plant Capabilities

Hodge Foundry’s manufacturing facilities include ten molding pits of various sizes, five continuous sand mixers, three 30-ton vertical channel induction furnaces, and an assortment of overhead cranes ranging in capacity from 10 up to 100 tons. Using both foam and wood patterns we can produce both gray and ductile iron castings ranging in weight from 3,000 lbs to 200,000 lbs.

  • Casting Sizes: 3,000 lbs to 200,000 lbs
  • Material
    • Gray and Ductile Irons
    • Gray: ASTM A48, A126, A159, A278, A319
    • Ductile: ASTM A395, A536, EN-GJS-400-18U-LT (GGG 40.3 material)
  • Melt Method
    • (3) 30-ton Channel Induction Furnaces
  • Molding Media
    • No Bake
    • 5 Continuous Sand Mixers
  • Molding Methods and Casting Sizes
    • Flask Molds (No Bake): 3,000 lbs & Up
    • Pit Molding (No Bake): 25,000 lbs & Up
  • Engineering
    • Robot Casting and Pattern Design
    • Casting Engineering Assistance
    • Solidification Modeling (MAGMASOFT)
    • Dimensional Verification
  • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
    • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
    • Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)
    • Dye Penetrant Testing (PT)
    • Radiographic Testing (RT) (Qualified On-Site and Off-Site Vendors)
  • Valued Added Services*
    • Robot Patterns
    • Painting (Rust Inhibiting Primers & Finishing Topcoats)
    • Heat Treating
    • Inventory Program
    • Machining

*Qualified subcontracted relationships for all of the above services are available as required.