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IN A WORLD WITHOUT CASTINGS Would You Be Able to Fuel Your Car?


Gas stations rely on cast components to let customers fuel their vehicles.


Filling up your car is one of the most mundane (and


pricey) parts of modern life. You get out, choose which fuel, squeeze the handle, and a few minutes later your tank is full. Tat handle is a cast component. Facilities like Production Castings (Fenton, Missouri) cast


the handles. After being cast, usually via diecasting, coatings are added for durability and for decorative purposes.


The handles of fuel pumps are cast components, like these from Production Castings.


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