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Viking Engineered Cast Products, a division of Viking Pump (A Unit of IDEX Corporation) is an ISO 9001 System Certified Company that produces iron and steel castings ranging from commercial grade to those that meet various rigid specifications.

We specialize in responding to your low to medium volume casting needs.

Viking has the people, the experience, the facilities, and most importantly, the commitment to respond to your casting needs. Together, IDEX Corporation, Viking Pump and Viking Engineered Cast Products serve a wide cross section of industries throughout America and around the world.

History

Very early in its development as the world leader in positive displacement pumps, Viking Pump realized the importance of having a supply of quality castings from which to build its pumps. So as part of a reorganization and a recapitalization program in 1929, Viking purchased two foundries located in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

The Banner Brass Foundry became the Viking Pump Brass Foundry. In 1959, with the advent of induction melting facilities and the introduction of pouring stainless steel, this foundry became the Viking Pump Alloys foundry. Today this foundry has expanded to approximately 32,000 square feet.

The Falls Iron Foundry, also purchased in 1929, became the Viking Pump Iron Foundry. The 78,000 square foot Iron Foundry has  moved twice since its original purchase and since 1976 has been located adjacent to the Viking Pump Machine Shop.

 

 

Markets Served

We serve a wide variety of markets, including:

  • Chemical Processing
  • Fabricated Metal Products
  • Railroad Equipment
  • Machine Tools
  • Farm Machinery
  • Fire & Rescue
  • Construction, Mining & Material Handling
  • Electronic / Electrical Equipment
  • Food Service Equip & Machinery
  • Pumps & Compressor Manufacturers
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturers
  • Mining
  • Water and Valves
Capabilities

Iron Foundry

Melting:

  • 2 - 4 Metric ton coreless induction furnace
  • 1 - 6 ton coreless induction furnace

Core Production:

  • No bake
  • Cold box
  • Shell

Molding Department:

  • 2 Hunter HMP10 with single carousel (ounces to 35 lbs.) 14” x 19” x 6”/6”
  • 1 Hunter HMP32C (30 to 250 lbs.) 30” 32” 12”/12”
  • 1 International cope and drag (up to 300 lbs.) 36” x 36” x 14”/14”
  • No-Bake Molding (up to 1200 lbs.)

Heat Treat:

  • Double car bottom furnace (500 F to 1850 F)
  • 10 ton load capacity

Pattern Shop:

  • Fully equipped to mount, rig, and repair metal, urethane, and wood tooling
  • Have qualified third party pattern shops that can model, make and repair patterns, and do rapid prototyping that may beyond our own expertise
  • Have facilities to store customer patterns when not in use

Extra Services:

  • X-Ray (third party company to perform services)
  • Modeling
  • Painting

Alloy Foundry

Melting:

  • 6 1000 lb. coreless induction furnaces
  • 1 500 lb. coreless induction furnace

Core Production:

  • No bake
  • Cold box
  • Shell

Molding Department:

  • Squeezer:
    • 12” x 12”
    • 13” x 13”
    • 12” x 16”
    • 12” x 18”
    • 15” x 16”
  • 1 International cope and drag (10 to 250 lbs.)
  • 1 Osborne cope and drag (10 to 250 lbs.)
  • 1 No-Bake/Air Set Molding Station (25 to 500 lbs.)

Heat Treat:

  • 4000 lb. capacity double-end furnace with quench tanks (2150 F)

Pattern Shop:

  • Fully equipped to mount, rig, and repair metal, urethane, and wood tooling
  • Have qualified third party pattern shops that can model, make and repair patterns, and do rapid prototyping that may beyond our own expertise
  • Have facilities to store customer patterns when not in use

Extra Services:

  • X-Ray (third party company to perform services)
  • Modeling
  • Painting
Quality

QUALITY POLICY
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We are committed to customer satisfaction by providing the highest level of quality products and services as perceived by our customers. To accomplish this we will:

  • Develop lasting relationships with our customers and suppliers.
  • Strive for continual improvement in our processes.
  • Promote ongoing training and involvement of all our employees.

Viking's Quality Management System is in compliance with the International Standard ISO 9001:2008. Viking has been registered since January 1994.

 

The scope of registration includes the manufacture of ferrous castings weighing from ounces to five thousand pounds. Alloys include: Gray Iron, Ductile Iron, Ni Resist, Ni Hard, Carbon Steel, Low Alloy Steel, Heat and Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steels, Nickel and Cobalt Alloys. Also, the manufacture of proprietary wear resistant parts.

Viking maintains both spectrographic and sand testing labs in each foundry. Tensile testing is performed on-site. Nodularity checks are performed on each ladle of ductile iron.

In conjunction with the ISO registrations and quality labs, Viking uses Six Sigma methodologies and lean manufacturing concepts to continually improve both our products and processes.

Contact Us

Foundry Sales Coordinator, Charles Murphy
Viking Engineered Cast Products
715 Viking Road
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613
(319) 273-8191
(803) 216-7715 (fax)
cmurphy@idexcorp.com

Cedar Falls, Iowa (USA)