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Lock and Stitch


This process specialises in the repair of cracked and damaged cast iron and other cast metals providing a much safer alternative to welding Cast components.  The process uses traditional metal stitching technology together with new patented Locking Pins which have made very important improvements in the art of casting repair.

The Lock and Stitch process is ideal for repairing parts used in:

  • oil and gas
  • automotive power generation
  • mining
  • railroad
  • trucking
  • metal working
  • construction
  • agriculture
and other industries.  

This system has been extensively tested, approved and used by:
  • Caterpillar
  • General Motors
  • Navistar
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Mack Truck
  • Chrysler
  • Dresser Rand
  • Cooper Bessemer
and many others.

Cast footing showing severe crack ready for Lock & Stitch repair.

Drilling and taping lock pin holes along a crack in a cast footing.

Cast footing with lock pins inserted, torques and sheared off.

Final result after the cracked footing has been repaired using Lock & Stitch technology.



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