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The Newby Foundries Group comprises of 5 companies providing our key services.
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Processes

Tooling options

Aluminium Tooling

 

  • High accuracy, low wear, high volume
  • Manual or fully automated
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Resin Tooling

 

  • Short lead time, low volume

Silicon Tooling

 

  • Undercuts permissible, lower tolerance, low volume
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Printed Prototypes

 

  • Wax patterns
  • PMMA patterns
  • Quickcast patterns
  • SLA tooling

Lost Wax casting process

Wax manufacture

 

  • Dies are used to produce a wax pattern
  • Wax patterns are assembled onto a running system
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Shell manufacture

 

  • Wax assembly is coated with ceramic shell using robots
  • Shell mould is fired and wax is removed to create a cavity

Casting

 

  • Molten metal is poured into the shell mould and allowed to solidify
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Finishing

 

  • When the mould has cooled the ceramic is removed mechanically
  • Cast parts are then removed from the running system
  • Parts are shot-blast and dressed

LOST WAX CASTINGS CAN REPLACE EXPENSIVE MACHINED OR FABRICATED COMPONENTS FOR MANY APPLICATIONS.

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