MarsMetal Specialty Casting

25,000 lb Custom All Steel Test Weight Solution Delivered
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

25,000 lb Custom All Steel Test Weight Solution Delivered

MarsMetal Specialty Casting has just delivered 3 sets of Stackable Steel Crane Test Weights (25,000 lbs in total) to a heavy-duty custom winch manufacturer in Ontario. These winches are used in heavy industial, commercial marine and theatre applications, where continuous-duty and adverse conditions are constant considerations and where rigorous testing is required to certify product safety. This...

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Elevator Ttest Weight Carts Used in Elevator Testing and Certification
Material Handling & Storage

Elevator Ttest Weight Carts Used in Elevator Testing and Certification

MarsMetal engineers and manufactures elevator test weight carts which are a critical component in the testing and certification of elevators by specialized elevator service and repair companies. Elevator testing to North American standards (CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5) is crucial in ensuring the safety of the elevators that we take for granted in our daily lives and use without thought or worry. Each...

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Wyoming, USA: Hoist & Crane Company Takes Delivery of "Black Beauty" Stackable Test Weight System
Test & Measurement

Wyoming, USA: Hoist & Crane Company Takes Delivery of "Black Beauty" Stackable Test Weight System

Have a look a this Black Beauty" stackable crane test weight system recently shipped to a hoist crane supply and servicing client in Wyoming. This custom designed and fabricated unit consists of a lead filled steel bottom weight of 7,500 lbs. (49"x 49" x 13" and a 6'8" high steel center post with lifting lug. There are eleven steel lead filled square donuts that drop over the center post...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Commercial Elevator Weights

New elevator construction is not usually done with lead counterweights but when the end user wants or needs to increase an existing elevator's capacity, it requires a new counterweight. Rarely is there room on the counterweight to increase the stack height due to head room restrictions. This is where lead is an invaluable product to solve the problem. Because lead is so much more dense than...

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Material Handling & Storage

Lift Equipment: Maintaining Safety

For all of us who own and operate Lifting Equipment, employee safety and regulatory compliance are ongoing concerns. We need to be able to certify safe working load limits and to pass periodic re-certification audits. Let us help.Autocrane Mars Metal Company will work with you to design test weights that meet your requirements. Individual weights of different sizes can be designed to stack/nest...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Machined Lead Parts

Mars Metal Company now offers Precision 3D and CNC Machining of lead parts and lead plates, utilizing state of the art equipment and the latest CAD-CAM software. Many CNC machining companies are not willing to work with lead. Lead is our specialty.Â-  Access our large stock of over 300 tons of sheet lead, plate and ingots for immediate processing and custom cast shapes ready to machine. We...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Now Supplying Solders/Wire, Babbitt Alloys, and Casting Alloys Release

Mars Metal is now supplying a wide range of wire (solid and flux cored). Our inventory includes: • Pure lead wire • Pure tin wire • Lead-free wire • Silver bearing wire Our specialized wire solder is available in over 50 types and sizes in Â-¼ lb, ½ lb, 1lb, 5 lb, 20 lb, and 25lb spools by case lots. Also available upon request are 250 lb bulk fibre drums. Mars Metal also...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Over 70 Tons of Sheet Lead

The construction season is here! If you're looking for a reliable supplier of sheet lead look no further than Mars Metal. We proudly stock North America's largest sheet lead inventory with over 70 tons at our Burlington, Ontario headquarters. Our stock sizes are 4' x 10' and 4' x 8' in 1/32 , 1/16", and 1/8" thicknesses. We also stock 4' x 5' x 1/4" sheets. Need a custom size? Not a problem. Mars...

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25,000 lb Custom All Steel Test Weight Solution Delivered
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

25,000 lb Custom All Steel Test Weight Solution Delivered

MarsMetal Specialty Casting has just delivered 3 sets of Stackable Steel Crane Test Weights (25,000 lbs in total) to a heavy-duty custom winch manufacturer in Ontario. These winches are used in heavy industial, commercial marine and theatre applications, where continuous-duty and adverse conditions are constant considerations and where rigorous testing is required to certify product safety. This...

Read More »
Elevator Ttest Weight Carts Used in Elevator Testing and Certification
Material Handling & Storage

Elevator Ttest Weight Carts Used in Elevator Testing and Certification

MarsMetal engineers and manufactures elevator test weight carts which are a critical component in the testing and certification of elevators by specialized elevator service and repair companies. Elevator testing to North American standards (CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5) is crucial in ensuring the safety of the elevators that we take for granted in our daily lives and use without thought or worry. Each...

Read More »
Wyoming, USA: Hoist & Crane Company Takes Delivery of "Black Beauty" Stackable Test Weight System
Test & Measurement

Wyoming, USA: Hoist & Crane Company Takes Delivery of "Black Beauty" Stackable Test Weight System

Have a look a this Black Beauty" stackable crane test weight system recently shipped to a hoist crane supply and servicing client in Wyoming. This custom designed and fabricated unit consists of a lead filled steel bottom weight of 7,500 lbs. (49"x 49" x 13" and a 6'8" high steel center post with lifting lug. There are eleven steel lead filled square donuts that drop over the center post...

Read More »
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Commercial Elevator Weights

New elevator construction is not usually done with lead counterweights but when the end user wants or needs to increase an existing elevator's capacity, it requires a new counterweight. Rarely is there room on the counterweight to increase the stack height due to head room restrictions. This is where lead is an invaluable product to solve the problem. Because lead is so much more dense than...

Read More »
Material Handling & Storage

Lift Equipment: Maintaining Safety

For all of us who own and operate Lifting Equipment, employee safety and regulatory compliance are ongoing concerns. We need to be able to certify safe working load limits and to pass periodic re-certification audits. Let us help.Autocrane Mars Metal Company will work with you to design test weights that meet your requirements. Individual weights of different sizes can be designed to stack/nest...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Machined Lead Parts

Mars Metal Company now offers Precision 3D and CNC Machining of lead parts and lead plates, utilizing state of the art equipment and the latest CAD-CAM software. Many CNC machining companies are not willing to work with lead. Lead is our specialty.Â-  Access our large stock of over 300 tons of sheet lead, plate and ingots for immediate processing and custom cast shapes ready to machine. We...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Now Supplying Solders/Wire, Babbitt Alloys, and Casting Alloys Release

Mars Metal is now supplying a wide range of wire (solid and flux cored). Our inventory includes: • Pure lead wire • Pure tin wire • Lead-free wire • Silver bearing wire Our specialized wire solder is available in over 50 types and sizes in Â-¼ lb, ½ lb, 1lb, 5 lb, 20 lb, and 25lb spools by case lots. Also available upon request are 250 lb bulk fibre drums. Mars Metal also...

Read More »
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Over 70 Tons of Sheet Lead

The construction season is here! If you're looking for a reliable supplier of sheet lead look no further than Mars Metal. We proudly stock North America's largest sheet lead inventory with over 70 tons at our Burlington, Ontario headquarters. Our stock sizes are 4' x 10' and 4' x 8' in 1/32 , 1/16", and 1/8" thicknesses. We also stock 4' x 5' x 1/4" sheets. Need a custom size? Not a problem. Mars...

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