The Besser foundry produces industrial and agricultural castings that exceed your expectations. Besser offers a loose or mounted cope and drag foundry with green sand and air set capabilities. Located in Boone, Iowa USA, Besser has produced castings for a wide range of industries including:
- Oil & Gas
- Power Generation
- Wind Energy
- Electrical Motors
- Power Transmissions
Products produced are varied and include water body and valve castings, pumps, housings, split casings and gear boxes. All industrial castings are competitively priced and delivered promptly.
We offer a complete range of tongue and groove pallets and headers with diameters ranging from ID 12˝ – 156˝ (300 mm – 3900 mm) with round, arch and elliptical shapes. Our joint designs include O-ring, single offset, mortar or steel end ring. We produce Ni-Hard mixer blades, liners and trowel segments as well as joint rings for the entire concrete products industry.
Our highly skilled machinists operate a full line of vertical milling machines up to 156˝ and three-axis CNC machining centers along with a fully-equipped pattern shop dedicated to maintaining your patterns.
- Gray iron Cl 25 to Cl 45 ASTM grade A 48; casting range: 75 – 10,000 lbs (34 – 4536 kg)
- Ductile iron ASTM grade A 536 ranging from 60-40-18 to 100-70-03 as cast or heat treated; casting range: 50 – 5,000 lbs (23 – 2268 kg)
- Slow-mold cooling and/or oven stress relieve castings