Aluminium casting & machining
Alucast was formed in 1967 and is based in the heart of the West Midlands, offering a single-source manufacturing solution for the supply of fully machined sand, gravity and high-pressure aluminium castings.
Alucast’s modern facilities include an aluminium gravity die foundry, a sand casting facility, a high-pressure diecasting department, a newly created low pressure facility and a fully-equipped machine shop.
Accredited to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/TS 16949:2009, Alucast is an industry leading provider with a complete and bespoke service. Starting with expert advice and design to development, materials and tooling, Alucast’s innovative approach enables the supply of award-winning high integrity structural parts.
A single-source manufacturing solution, modern manufacturing facilities and the latest equipment.
|High Pressure Die Casting
|☉ Purpose built high pressure die casting facility
☉ Capacity to manufacture castings up to 3 Kilogrammes
☉ Up to 200 castings per hour
☉ Computer controlled die casting machines
|Gravity Die Casting
|☉ Medium to high volume production
☉ The process uses a permanent mould
☉ Capacity to manufacture castings up to 50 kilograms
☉ Weekly capacity of approximately 25 tonnes
☉ Manual and automated production methods
☉ Enables the manufacture of complex, internal shapes
☉ Castings can be heat treated onsite
|☉ Alucast’s most versatile casting process
☉ Used for the manufacture of prototypes and regular production items
☉ Capacity to manufacture castings as small as 50gms (Airset facility)
☉ Gas and electric melting, rotary de-gassing and gas analysing
☉ Able to produce castings with very low gas porosity
☉ Castings can be fully heat treated onsite
|☉ Fully machined parts to specification
☉ CNC with 5-axis capability
☉ Tolerances are measured in microns
☉ Vast experience machining cast aluminium
|☉ Heat treatment facilities
☉ Surface treatment facilities
☉ Concept to service capability
Complete and bespoke service from expert advice to manufacture.
|Assist new and existing customers with the design of new castings
|Technical expertise to develop a product from the initial prototype sand casting to full production
|Alloys expertly selected based on design, economics and part-specific criteria
|☉ Wood, resin or metal form Sand Castings tooling
☉ Iron or steel, single or multi-impression Gravity Die Castings tooling
☉ Treated steel, single or multi-impression High Pressure Castings tooling
|☉ Casting simulation software
☉ Less scrap, reduced rework and fewer customer rejects
Alucast prides itself on quality and surpassing the most stringent engineering requirements.
|☉ ISO 9001:2008 Internationally recognised quality management system
☉ ITAF 16949:2016ISO technical specification which aligns existing US, German, French, and Italian automotive quality system standards
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