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Investment Casting From 3D Prints

Investment Casting From 3D Prints

  In collaboration with Sylatech Ltd, we can utilise the Ultimaker 3D printing technology to prototype sample parts for customers. This enables them to test their designs without having to invest and commit in tooling ahead of Sylatech’s investment casting process. This yields significant time- and cost savings as fewer tooling modifications are necessary. The … 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


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


Pouring Molten Brass

Pouring Molten Brass

Pouring Molten Brass The YouTube video below shows the pouring of moulten Brass into the plaster moulds to create a “tree” of Investment Castings. In the previous stage of manufacture, the wax masters have been melted out of the plaster, creating the moulds (lost wax Investment Castings). The molten Brass is pulled through the moulds with … 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


Thanks for visiting us

Thanks for visiting us

Many thanks to those who came and visited our stand at the Advanced Engineering Exhibition (Birmingham, NEC) last week. We had an excellent exhibition talking with some highly valued current and potential customers. For more information on our Investment Casting Process please click here. To visit the official Micro Metalsmiths website please click here. If … Continued


Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2014

Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2014

Castech (UK) Limited will be attending the Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2014 representing Micro Metalsmiths. Please come and pay us a visit to discuss your Investment Casting requirements. Our Stand Number: i144 The Exhibition is taking place 11 – 12 November and is located at the Birmingham NEC. The opening hours are: Tuesday 11th: 09:00 – … Continued