Longview Brass & Aluminum Frequently Asked Questions

During Longview Brass and Aluminum’s 60+ years in business, our clients have asked us a number of questions over the years. The following are the most commonly asked questions we have received. Hopefully these will answer many of your questions as well.

If you have a question that is not covered in the list below, please contact us and we’ll be happy to answer it for you.

  • What Alloys can you pour?
    We commonly pour the following, but are capable of pouring many more:   Aluminum, 319, 535 Almag, 356, A356, 356 T-6  and Aluminum Bronze
  • What is your turn-around time on a Request for Quote?
    5-7 business days
  • Whatis the typical lead time for castings after a PO is issued?
    3-4 weeks
  • What type of pattern (tooling) equipment is required?
    Our automatic mold machine is a 20” x  24” flask size
  • If a new pattern needs to be made, what is the typical lead time?
    Many patterns can be adapted to fit our equipment.  However, if new tooling is required; the lead time needed is 4-6 weeks, depending on the complexity.
  • What casting process do you use?
    Green sand casting and No-bake
  • What size castings can you produce?
    From ounces to 50 pounds.