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Industries Served

A worldwide leader in the supply of investment castings since 1985.

Franklin Bronze Precision Components manufactures investment castings for the glass mould industry and many other industrial sectors including food, automotive, steel, valve & pump, oil & gas, mining, and marine.

No matter the industry, we provide a high-quality, consistent product supported by technical expertise, in-house tooling & machining and automated processing.

We can deliver investment castings faster than anyone else!  Shortest Lead-times in the industry.


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Some of the Industries We Serve


Public areas, especially hospitals, are now required to use anti-microbial metals on knobs, brackets, handles, etc.. The anti-microbial metal used in these castings will kill live microbes on its surface. Franklin Bronze pours one of the newly certified anti-microbial alloys that is also lead free: bronze alloy CDA 87850.


Franklin Bronze supplies investment castings to the Automotive Industry for turbo charger parts, valve arms and pivot shafts.

Decorative Hardware

Manufacturers of decorative hardware for homes and buildings often use investment castings. This is especially true for manufacturers who require stainless steel and bronze.

Oil & Gas, Mining

Many components used in drilling for Oil & Gas and Mining require castings that are strong and corrosion resistant.  Bromalloy, 17-4, and other specialty stainless steel’s are commonly poured by Franklin Bronze for these and other industries.

Food & Beverage

Our success and extensive experience pouring and processing 300 series stainless steel alloys, creates components that are ideally suited for the Food & Beverage Industry. Some examples include guide, fork and brackets for canning, split & solid housings for mixing equipment; auger support plates, clamps and mounts for bread manufacturing; knife pincher, bell crank, rollers and levers for meat manufacturing; and neck rings, guide rings, baffles and plungers for glass mould manufacturing.

Glass Mould

Accessory parts such as Guide Rings, Baffles, Top Plates, Blow & Blow Plungers, Neck Rings, Inserts, Take out castings, Blowheads, Funnels and other miscellaneous accessory castings are used exclusively in the Glass Mould Industry.  Franklin Bronze has become one of the leading suppliers worldwide for accessory castings to this industry.

Heavy Equipment

Many investment cast components, in either bronze or stainless steel, are used by the heavy equipment industry.

Machine Shops and Metal Fabricators

Machine Shops use many types of metal forms to begin their production process. Investment castings can be used in place of bar stock, forgings, etc.


With corrosion resistance being paramount for many components used in the marine industry, investment castings made from stainless steel and bronze are used extensively.


Parts common to the Steel Industry include rollers and bushings.


Investment castings are commonly used in the transportation industry.  Franklin Bronze currently supplies many stainless steel, bronze and nickel-based castings for customers in this industry.

Valve & Pump

Parts such as fittings, pump bodies, valve bodies, stems, brackets, handles, etc. are all commonly purchased as castings. Conversion from sand castings or forgings to investment castings can often be done leading to savings in cost and time.

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