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CNC pattern making has slashed lead times to as little as two weeks

CNC pattern making has slashed lead times to as little as two weeks

Order boom for Black Country foundry
A Willenhall foundry is celebrating a significant contract haul after securing more than £1m of new orders in the last six months. 30 Nov 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Impregnation Services recognised
Impregnation Services has been awarded the Manufacturing and Engineering Business of the Year award at the Federation of Small Business Awards 2016. 16 Nov 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Biggest casting facility nears completion
At its facility on the outskirts of Sheffield, AMRC Castings has nearly completed the installation of a new plant capable of producing some of the biggest titanium aerospace castings. 11 Nov 2016 - Engineering Capacity
JLR engine block advance
Grainger & Worrall is working with Jaguar Land Rover and the Advanced Propulsion Centre to develop a new type of cylinder block that uses plasma coatings. 08 Nov 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Welsh die caster wins LED contract
Mark Aluminium Die Casting (MADC) based in North Wales is currently delivering a large order for bespoke aluminium enclosures for a leading LED lighting company. 25 Oct 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Casting reshored
Recent discussions on the re-shoring of manufacturing back to the UK has proved that there is still a strong manufacturing base established in the country. 29 Sep 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Making masterpieces from meteorites
Castings Technology International (Cti) has overcome a series of challenges to help a leading British artist produce his latest sculpture using metal from a meteorite. 23 Aug 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Serbian setup for stainless castings
A production site for investment casting in the Serbian town of Mionica has been purchased by the EMKA Group. 08 Jul 2016 - Engineering Capacity
CNC patterns slash lead times
Following the installation of a CNC pattern making system, Wallwork Cast Alloys, has slashed the lead time for high temperature castings from a maximum 18 weeks to as little as two weeks. 27 Jun 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Record casting takes six weeks to cool
Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd (SFIL) has completed its biggest ever pour with a massive 607 tonnes of continuous molten steel transferred into a vast subterranean mould. 26 Jun 2015 - Engineering Capacity
Advanced casting partnership
Sarginsons Industries is gearing up for the opening of the new National Advanced Metal Casting Centre (AMCC) by putting the finishing touches to specialist new casting equipment set to be a central feature of the £14 million project. 25 Feb 2015 - Engineering Capacity
Cast component of the year award
The Cast Metals Federation 2013 UK Component of the Year Award has gone to Grainger & Worrall for its Cosworth CA cylinder head. 31 Dec 2013 - Engineering Capacity
£3.6m forging expansion
Sheffield-based forged rings producer Thos C Wild is investing £3.6 million in equipment that will allow it to produce precision-forged rings in larger diameters. 28 Aug 2013 - Engineering Capacity
3D laser scanning speeds development
Non-contact 3D laser scanning is allowing PMS Diecasting to bring products to market faster, reduce development costs and offer a new reverse engineering service. 24 Jul 2013 - Engineering Capacity
Grainger & Worrall invests £500,000 in 3D technology
Castings specialist Grainger & Worrall has invested over £500,000 in 3D sand mould printing technology to expand its prototyping capability. 15 Jul 2013 - Engineering Capacity
Massive rolling mill project
Sheffield Forgemasters has completed the manufacture of a massive housing for a US hot rolling mill, regaining its place in a strategic market and beating off Far Eastern competition. 21 Nov 2012 - Engineering Capacity
Casting robots boost productivity
MRT Castings has invested in a new extractor robot for its largest die casting cell that will increase productivity and has also expanded its assembly service. 17 Sep 2012 - Engineering Capacity
US pressure vessels contract
Heavy engineering specialist, Sheffield Forgemasters International, has won a contract to supply pressure vessel components to a US-based global chemicals manufacturer. 17 Sep 2012 - Engineering Capacity
First US contract for Majorfax
Walsall-based Majorfax, which provides machined and finished castings, has signed a contract with AGCO to supply cast iron ballast weight components for tractor manufacture in the US. 21 Feb 2012 - Engineering Capacity
Cummins award for Vanguard
Vanguard Foundry Ltd has been recognised as a leading supplier of by global automotive manufacturer Cummins, for which it produces turbo-charger castings. 11 Oct 2011 - Engineering Capacity