Manganese Flights include cast and fabricated options.

Press Release Summary:

Designed for minimal maintenance, heavy-duty Premium Dura-Flight (PDF) is offered in cast or fabricated manganese variants for use in all OEM shot blast machines. Products are composed of 11–14% superior-grade, abrasion-resistant manganese steel, and both versions can be customized to fit requirements as to improve machine performance.

Original Press Release:

ASTECH Announces New Options in Manganese Flights

VASSAR, MICHIGAN –  ASTECH Inc., recently introduced new cast or fabricated manganese flights for use in all OEM shot blast machines, called Premium Dura-Flight (PDF). Both options are engineered to last longer at less cost.

Designed for heavy-duty and low maintenance the new cast or fabricated manganese flights from Astech compliment their long lasting Dura-link line.

Astech’s new flights out last standard mild steel flights by more than 300%!  In addition to reducing replacement costs, they also yield higher maintenance efficiencies while also reducing production down time.

These new flights are offered in two versions: cast and fabricated manganese steel, and are composed of 11-14% superior grade abrasion resistant manganese steel.

Both versions are engineered and tested to outperform OEM flights and can be customized to fit your specific needs to improve machine performance.

“Our new Premium Dura-Flights are easily installed and are extremely long lasting. Our expertise as a foundry puts us in an ideal testing environment for all of our shot blast parts.   We were so pleased with the results, that we added it to our line,” said Alan Bukach, President, Astech Inc.

About Astech, Inc.

Astech, is a manufacturer of high performance blast replacement parts for metal casting and the power industry as well as a steel jobbing foundry specializing in the production of castings for heat, wear and corrosion resistance.  In additional to blast parts, Astech offers a complete line of foundry filters designed to lower energy costs and increase baghouse efficiency.

Alloys cast include: manganese steel, carbon steel, low alloy steel, stainless steel, tool steels, high chromium white irons and many nickel based alloys. Replacement blast parts are manufactured in the USA for these OEM blast machines: Wheelabrator, Pangborn, BCP, Goff and others. Sales service and support to: USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Europe.

Company Contacts:

Holly Harp

Nick D’Alessandro


5512 Scotch Rd.

Vassar, MI 48768

TEL: 800-327-8474

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Barbara Castilano

Marketing Options LLC


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Dayton, OH 45459

Tel: 937/436-2648

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