Le Claire Manufacturing Co.

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Bettendorf, IA  |  563-332-6550

Le Claire Manufacturing Co. is a family-owned and -operated company located in Bettendorf, Iowa. Since 1966, we have been serving as a reliable supplier of sand and permanent mold aluminum castings. Our long-standing presence in the industry reflects our commitment to delivering high-quality products and exceptional customer service.

At Le Claire Manufacturing, our primary focus is on producing top-notch aluminum castings. With our extensive experience and expertise, we offer a diverse range of casting options to meet the specific needs of our customers. Whether it's small or large castings, simple or complex geometries, or different alloy requirements, we have the capabilities to deliver precision, consistency, and efficiency in our casting processes.

In addition to our excellent aluminum castings, we provide a comprehensive suite of value-added services to enhance the functionality and durability of our products. Our services are designed to offer a convenient one-stop solution for our customers, saving them time and effort. Some of the services we offer include engineering & tool building, heat treating, core making, and real-time X-raying.

Our dedication to quality, combined with our comprehensive range of services, has enabled us to serve a wide range of industries. We proudly cater to the needs of the agriculture, heavy truck, marine, recreational vehicle, engine components, military, and railroad sectors. We understand the unique demands of each industry and work closely with our customers to provide tailored solutions that meet their specific requirements.

Le Claire Manufacturing Co. stands as a trusted partner in the industry, delivering superior aluminum castings and value-added services. With our extensive capabilities, commitment to quality, and customer-centric approach, we strive to exceed expectations and foster long-lasting partnerships with our valued customers.

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Aluminum Casting

Aluminum Casting

Aluminum casting is a method for producing high tolerance and high quality parts by inserting molten aluminum into a precisely designed and precision engineered die, mold, or form. It is an efficient process for the production of complex, intricate, detailed parts that exactly match the specifications of the original design...

Die Casting

Die Casting

Die casting is a high pressure metal casting process that forces molten metal into a mold. It produces dimensionally accurate precision metal parts that have a flawless smooth finish...

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Zinc Die Casting

Zinc Die Casting Dies

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Investment Casting

Investment Casting

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Lost Wax Casting

Lost Wax Casting

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Iron Castings

Iron Castings

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Forged Part

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Open vs Closed Die Forging

Applications of Closed Die Forging

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