Beginning April 28, shipping hours for the Oregon Sand Plant will be 5am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. Please arrange pickups within those hours.

Field Technical Services

On-site Support and Training

Program Benefits

HA-International LLC Field Technical Services Department offers a full line of services tailored to the foundry industry. The department consists of 8 team members with over 150 years of combined "hands on" foundry experience in all facets of the foundry industry. HA International has available a fully staffed and equipped research and sand test laboratory. Cooperative arrangements with several facilities pouring various types of metal allows us to determine casting performance of new systems or effects of process/product changes.

We are also globally affiliated with the HA Group which has a new R&D Facility in Hannover and a new Center of Competence in Baddeckenstedt that covers almost all stages of the foundry process.

Services Offered

In-Plant Technical Assistance

  • Full Service Audits
  • Calibrations & System Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
    • Equipment
    • Sand
    • Coatings
    • Binder Packages
  • Trial Assistance
  • Engineering
  • Process Design Consultation and Recommendations Sand Lab Analysis
  • Curing Characteristics
  • Cure Studies
  • Bench Life Studies
  • Refractory Coating Evaluations
  • Sand Tests
    • Loss On Ignition (LOI)
    • Screen Distribution
    • pH - ADV
    • Clay
    • Moisture

Environmental Services

  • On-Site Air Emissions Monitoring
  • Calibrations & System Monitoring
  • Industrial Hygiene Monitoring
  • Environmental Consulting

Casting Evaluations

  • Metals Poured
    • Gray and Ductile Irons
    • Steels
    • Non-Ferrous
  • Casting Evaluations
    • Process Variables
    • On-site Inspection
    • Metallurgical Assistance
  • Casting Defect Analysis
  • Defect Determination
  • Consultation and Recommendations
  • Training
  • Seminars
    • On-Site Training with existing equipment/personnel
    • Off-Site Classroom Training
    • Basic Chemistry
    • Sand Testing
    • Cold-Box
    • No-Bake
    • Health, Safety, & Environmental
  • Research & Development Technical Meetings