crossover arm This RFQ was sourced on www.MFG.com in USA for Investment Casting Production of a crossover arm. Buyer is currently making this part from 1" plate with welding and machining. Buyer is looking to have it cast. This is a steering arm for a 4x4 vehicle. Buyer is not sure exactly what material it should be made from, please give the buyer your advise. Cast steel, cast alloy steel, but probably not cast iron. Buyer is open to slight design changes that would make this part more casting friendly as they are not familar with cast design. The buyer can also provide other file types for input into CAD system if needed. The part will weigh approximately 7 lbs or contain approx 25.5 cubic inches of material. Please contact buyer with any questions. Buyer Information Industry City/Region , Mississippi Country USA RFQ RFQ Number 356571 Material Technical Specifications Category Investment Casting Dimensions The following suppliers (machine shops, fabricators, casters, molders, 3D printing, CNC machining, etc.) provide manufacturing services for the machine tool industry, automotive industry… For more information visit www.MFG.com. MFG.com analyzes all engineered parts and RFQs for improved manufacturability and to ensure quality and a quick quoting experience. Investment Casting: The investment casting process is ideal for the production of high quality metal castings made from aluminum, steel and exotic alloys. Investment casting is generally used for small castings, often less than 500gm, although steel castings up to 300kg and aluminum castings of 30kg are can be produced. As compared to other casting processes such as sand casting or die-casting, investment casting is a relatively expensive process, but it has versatility and precision unmatched by few other metal forming processes.