Apr 22, 2014
Simalex Manufacturing Co. is pleased to announce that it has won the contract to manufacture three pressure die cast components for Patton & Cooke’s renowned 5/8kV high voltage cable couplers. The three aluminum components form the structural housing of the rugged couplers and Simalex was chosen for its consistent quality, reliable service and fair pricing.
Simalex will first construct individual molds for each component and then begin casting production immediately thereafter. By cutting the mold tooling from the highest quality steels and utilizing the Company’s advanced casting techniques, Simalex expects to supply Patton & Cooke with superior components for their highend products for many years to come.
“Being selected to die cast these integral components for Patton & Cooke gives Simalex an excellent opportunity to showcase our manufacturing capabilites,” comments Fred Lyhne Jr. Simalex CEO.
Simalex is a custom pressure die caster of aluminum, zinc and magnesium alloys and has been manufacturing quality die cast components for demanding customers across North America, Europe and Asia for nearly 50 years. Simalex also offers valuable design for manufacturing assistance, complete tool design, mold making, secondary and final finishing, and CNC machining, all backed by its ISO 9001:2008 Certification.
Since 1961, Patton & Cooke has been designing and manufacturing high voltage electrical equipment for mines and utilities around the world, and is the first choice for rugged and dependable products, backed by skilled and responsive in-field service.
Visit www.pattonandcooke.com for more information.