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Castech (UK) Ltd Supports Scotty’s Little Soldiers

Castech (UK) Ltd Supports Scotty’s Little Soldiers

Castech (UK) Ltd is pleased to support the ‘Charity World Record Longest Rugby Match Attempt’. Its for Scotty’s Little Soldiers because they support the children of our fallen servicemen.   ‘Scottys Worldy Team 2018’ and Al Barnes sponsor Scotty’s Little Soldiers.   Please click the links for more information.


Christmas Shutdown 2017

Christmas Shutdown 2017

Please be advised our sales office will be closed from Midday Friday 22nd December 2017 and will re-open at 08:30 on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.   We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all staff at Castech UK. 


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