The gating system includes all those elements which connect the pouring ladle to the mould. The various elements include: Pouring Basin or cup, Sprue, Sprue Base Well, Runner, Runner Extension, In-gate and Riser. An effective gating system should: Fill the mould cavity completely before the metal starts to solidify Control the speed that metal enters … Read more
There are several specialist areas for which NovaCast has acquired an excellent reputation, such as in the foundry casting of valve and pump components across many industries. The depth of experience within the business allows the NovaCast team to advise on and manufacture a very wide range of cast products in many different metals. The list of casting solutions that NovaCast has delivered and the range of industries served over the years is extensive. These include the renewable energy market through the automotive and nuclear industries to shipping, commercial fishing and even computer server room components.
Contact us for advice and guidance on anything from foundry casting, component design and metallurgy to testing, machining and finishing options. On projects ranging from complex one-off castings to production requirements running into many thousands. We have the flexibility to produce castings in our UK Foundry or through an extended supply chain that delivers the benefits of lower production costs coupled with UK quality control and project management.