3 07, 2022

Die Casting Spray Robot Package from Wollin

2023-02-14T11:21:12+00:00July 3rd, 2022|

Die Casting Spray Robot Package from Wollin On our last two die casting cell installations, we have partnered with Wollin for their excellent spray robot package. During our history, we have utilised a range of robotic solutions in various processes to maximise our capabilities. An incredibly important installation for us is the spray robot, which is placed above the fixed die half, and has the job of spraying a water-based product to the tool before every cycle to ensure the casting is released cleanly from the [...]

24 03, 2022

Case Study: Non-Automotive Heatsink

2022-03-24T14:48:03+00:00March 24th, 2022|

Case Study: Non-Automotive Heatsink We have produced a wide array of different die cast components over the years, including this non-automotive part for a local customer. Read on to find out how we did it! CastAlum is well-known for our expertise within the automotive industry, but the skills that we have amassed over the past few decades have proven themselves useful to other industries as well! We were approached in 2021 by a local company to produce this large heatsink for their assembly. Their existing supplier had [...]

18 02, 2022

Employee Interview – Chris Roberts

2022-03-24T15:19:46+00:00February 18th, 2022|

The People of CastAlum Continuing our employee interview series, hear from our Procurement and Health & Safety Manager, Chris Roberts, about how he has progressed his career at CastAlum. Chris Roberts has been with CastAlum for nearly all of its twenty-year history! Keep reading to learn more about his experience and advice for anyone looking for a career in procurement. And if you'd like to join the team, head to https://castalum.com/careers or visit the link in our bio! “I originally came in to CastAlum to set up [...]

8 12, 2020

Additive Manufacturing in Die Casting

2023-03-03T11:54:47+00:00December 8th, 2020|

Additive Manufacturing in Die Casting We are pleased to announce that our Additive Manufacturing facility is up and running! We have an AM 400 machine from Renishaw in here in Welshpool, Mid Wales. The printer will be producing 'Tool Steel' inserts for our casting tools. The '3D' printing process allows our design engineers to cool the castings much more efficiently, reducing cycle times and scrap rates. How we plan to use additive manufacturing in die casting The new technology will play a key role in meeting the world class [...]

7 11, 2020

CastAlum Featured on Swarf & Chips

2023-02-15T21:10:45+00:00November 7th, 2020|

CastAlum featured on Swarf & Chips We were thrilled to welcome Joe Reynolds and the team from MTD CNC to CastAlum to be featured on Swarf & Chips to discuss how collaboration, innovation and technology have helped us secure more business. This was an opportunity to showcase how our investment in new technology and innovation has been a game-changer for us. Additive manufacturing has been one of the key areas of focus for us, and we have made significant investments in this field. Additive Manufacturing in [...]

28 10, 2020

Celebrating 20 Years of Casting in Wales

2021-02-08T23:51:02+00:00October 28th, 2020|

Celebrating 20 Years of Casting in Wales This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the establishing of CastAlum as an internationally recognised diecaster. We were thrilled to have this milestone celebrated in the October 2020 edition of Manufacturing Today. You can read the full article, which looks at our past, present, and future plans, by clicking the link below. Click to Read

13 02, 2020

CastAlum #BacksBritain

2022-11-11T09:28:00+00:00February 13th, 2020|

CastAlum #BacksBritain at Europe’s premier exhibition for the Metal Casting Industry In the build-up to the Made in the Midlands Exhibition on July 1st, 2020 Made in the Midlands member CastAlum recently returned from Nuremberg, Germany where they exhibited at the premier exhibition for the Metal Casting Industry in Europe, EUROGUSS 2020. A total of 754 exhibitors, from 36 countries from around the globe, including several from Europe, packed the four halls of the convention centre to showcase the latest trends in technology, innovation processes and new products for the entire [...]

7 05, 2019

Strategic suppliers – shared benefits

2021-02-06T22:18:09+00:00May 7th, 2019|

Strategic suppliers – shared benefits Use of a Die Casting Release Agent is a key factor in the production of a quality product and minimizes down time due to “Solder” build up during the Die Casting process. If this can be incorporated whilst showing a direct cost saving, driven by the supplier’s ability to change the ratio needed to achieve the required process, this is a “win-win” for CastAlum and its strategic suppliers.

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