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Prototyping Investment Casting Sample Parts to Reduce Costs

Prototyping Investment Casting Sample Parts to Reduce Costs

Sylatech combined with Ultimaker are able to prototype sample parts for its customers, allowing them to test designs without having to invest in tooling ahead of the lost wax investment casting manufacturing process. This improves time and cost savings significantly as fewer tooling modifications are necessary. Partnered with the Ultimaker brand, Sylatech can use a … Continued


Castech Invest In New CNC Machinery

Castech Invest In New CNC Machinery

At Castech (UK), we are pleased to announce the addition of the Dugard 760e CNC machine. With this latest state of the art addition to our machine shop we can achieve optimum design and determine dynamic accuracy while rapid cutting at high spindle speeds. Its a 4-axis milling machine that includes linear motion guides with … Continued


Summer Holiday 2017

Summer Holiday 2017

For Summer 2017 Holiday, we will close our Sales Office on Friday 18th August 2017 at 13:00.  We will re-open our Sales Office Tuesday 29th August 2017 at 08:30. All enquiries received during this time will be processed and replied after. We apologise, in advance, for any inconvenience this closure may cause.


Sylatech Wins Long Term Radar Defence Contract

Sylatech Wins Long Term Radar Defence Contract

  At Castech (UK) Ltd, we are pleased to announce that Sylatech Limited have secured a multi-million pound 10 year contract to supply a major European defence contractor with a system that can be deployed on land and sea as a surveillance and “threat detection” radar. Sylatech are gearing up for a period of significant … Continued


Aerospace CNC Machining Capacity

Aerospace CNC Machining Capacity

Due to Sylatech’s continuous investment strategy, we are pleased to announce a significant increase in 4-axis CNC milling capacity. We welcome your enquires for production batch machining contact your regional sales representative Russell Thornton at Castech (UK) today on telephone number 01234 391973.  


Cast Samples Promotion

Cast Samples Promotion

Continuing Sylatech’s collaboration with the latest state of the art Ultimaker 3-D Printer and following on from our recent promotion successes, Sylatech are inviting customers to try out the casting of a component through the Sylatech lost wax investment casting process free of charge. Sylatech’s investment casting process would be suitable for: thin-wall parts as … Continued


Rapid Prototype Promotion

Rapid Prototype Promotion

Continuing its close collaboration with Ultimaker, Sylatech has taken delivery of the latest Ultimaker 3 rapid prototyping machine. In celebration of this, up until 14th April, Sylatech is offering an opportunity for manufacturing businesses to have a sample pre-production part prototyped and cast through its investment casting process. The Sylatech process affords engineers:- High quality surface … Continued


The Ultimaker 3 Is Put To The Test

The Ultimaker 3 Is Put To The Test

The Ultimaker 3 has arrived, with this new state of the art 3-D technology we are able to deliver rapid prototypes in very short lead times. The Ultimaker 3 gives you complete design freedom like no other 3-D printer, it has combine build and water-soluble support for materials to create complex mechanical parts and intricate … Continued


Free Rapid Investment Castings

Free Rapid Investment Castings

With this new 3D printed technology we are offering: Free investment cast samples from 3D printed Ultimaker masters for all enquires received and quoted during December 2016. Using new state of the art 3-D printing technology such as the the Ultimaker brand, we can deliver rapid prototypes within quick lead times. The Ultimaker 2 Go … Continued


Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2016

Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2016

This year Castech (UK) Ltd will be at the Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2016 representing Sylatech Limited. Castech are technical sales representatives for Sylatech and have been having a strong relationship for over 28 years. Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2016 Birmingham NEC Stand K51 2nd November – 3rd November 2016 With Sylatech, we are manufacturers and suppliers … Continued


Micro-Metalsmiths Changes Company Name To Sylatech Ltd

Micro-Metalsmiths Changes Company Name To Sylatech Ltd

At Castech (UK) Ltd, we are pleased to announce that as from 1st April 2016 Sylatech Limited T/A Micro-Metalsmiths will no longer include Micro-Metalsmiths as part of its trading name and will simply be known as Sylatech Limited. A new website has been launched under the domain name www.sylatech.com. The Micro-Metalsmiths name has been at … Continued


10 Reasons why Castech Should be your Polyurethane Moulding Supplier

10 Reasons why Castech Should be your Polyurethane Moulding Supplier

10 Reasons why Castech Should be your Polyurethane Moulding Supplier 1) Castech have state of the art facilities and technical knowledge to ensure we manufacture high quality Precision Mouldings. 2) Our Precision Moulds are manufactured to very high quality standards. We are proud to have ISO 9001:2008 accreditation. This ensures high quality standards are met … Continued


Castech Hire New Apprentice

Castech Hire New Apprentice

Castech Hire New Apprentice Castech UK are pleased to welcome Josh Palmer to the business as the new ‘Business Development Apprentice’. Josh will be with Castech three days a week, whilst spending two days a week studying Level 3 Mechanical Engineering BTEC at Bedford College. The course covers a variety of key Engineering Principles including … Continued


Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2015

Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2015

Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2015 – Castech (UK) Representing Micro Metalsmiths Castech (UK) will be at the Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2015 this year representing Micro Metalsmiths – manufacturers of Precision Investment Castings. Castech have been Technical Sales Representatives for Micro Metalsmiths for over 28 years. Exhibition: Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2015 Location: Birmingham NEC, Hall 5 Dates: Wednesday … Continued


10 Reasons why Castech should be your number 1 CNC Machinist

10 Reasons why Castech should be your number 1 CNC Machinist

10 Reasons why Castech should be your number 1 CNC Machinist 1) At Castech we are proud to be ISO 9001:2008 accredited. We work in accordance to our Quality Assurance Manual to ensure we meet the highest quality expectations. This is reflected in the excellent quality of our CNC Machined components. 2) We provide a … Continued


10 Reasons to Source Castings with Castech

10 Reasons to Source Castings with Castech

10 Reasons to Source Castings with Castech 1) We offer free design consultation to help ensure your component(s) are suited to our Casting methods. 2) We offer Sand Casting, Pressure Die Casting, Gravity Die Casting and Investment Casting – we have your casting requirements covered! 3) Our quotations are thorough, fast and competitive. 4) We … Continued


Southern Manufacturing Exhibition 2015

Southern Manufacturing Exhibition 2015

Southern Manufacturing Exhibition 2015 The Southern Manufacturing Exhibition 2015 is just over a month away and we are already excited! Please come and visit the Micro Metalsmiths stand at R50. We are pleased that this years exhibition will be over 3 days. Hopefully, the wind will not cut a day short like last year! Castech … Continued


Website of the Month

Website of the Month

Website of the Month (fingers crossed!) Castech (UK) Ltd are excited to have been nominated for the Heart Internet “Website of the Month (December)”. Since the launch of our new website earlier in the year we have been receiving regular compliments on both the layout and level of information available. We have Hedgehog Digital to thank … Continued