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Case Studies

Please take a look at our Case Studies below for examples of some exciting projects we have been involved in.

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


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


Investment Casting Breathing Apparatus

Investment Casting Breathing Apparatus

Investment Casting Breathing Apparatus A recent project at Sylatech Limited has been an Investment Casting requirement by Bilsom Sentry. The requirements were to reduce the production costs whilst maintaining the high quality of the components. The component (pictured) is for Breathing Apparatus. Sylatech worked along side the engineers at Bilsom and redesigned the component which resulted … Continued


Casting Broccoli

Casting Broccoli

Casting Broccoli What better way to show the true detail that we can achieve using the Sylatech Casting method to cast some broccoli. So we did, along with a pinecone and some raspberries. Using our soluble mould system, instead of putting wax masters attached to a wax tree into a steel box, we simply just … Continued


The Phantom Rises!

The Phantom Rises!

The Phantom Rises! Thanks to Castech (UK), the Phantom has risen! One of our recent Sand Casting projects has been to manufacture a Carburetor for the Rolls Royce Phantom 3 for a business that restores old Rolls Royce’s and get them back to their best. As you can see from the photograph, the Aluminium Casting … Continued