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So I have learned recently that the supply chain for cast iron is affected by the war in the Ukraine. It seems that the Ukraine is a major supplier of pig iron to the US and Canada. Pig iron is a major component of the more refined cast iron that we use to make brakeContinue reading “The War Comes to Motorcars”
The patterns are done! We’ve had requests to manufacture flange brake assemblies for M/MT-14/19 Series cars. These are not common in New England where I typically run. However according to customers they are more common in the northern Midwest and northwestern states. All the wood blocks are cut and ready for final finishing with sparContinue reading “Flange Brakes for M14/19 Series Cars”
So we’ve had somewhat of a run on A Car assemblies lately. We had an inventory that would typically last 3-4 months become depleted in three weeks. As of today we have 12 liners and two blocks in stock. Blocks are only about two weeks away. However, the cast liners are still around nine weeksContinue reading “A Car Assemblies – Out of Stock”
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