At NovaCast, a large proportion of our castings are produced using Aluminium alloy. The formation of Aluminium Oxide and the presence of non-metallic inclusions, collectively known as dross, is an inherent part of the casting process and one that must be managed to achieve the highest quality castings. For many years, part of the foundryman’s … Read more
Harsh Environments Castings
NovaCast has been providing harsh environment castings to the Offshore Petrochemical Industry for many years. As specialists in producing castings for safety-critical applications, NovaCast has manufactured components for products ranging from safety relief valves and explosion-proof enclosures to fracking pumps and safety couplings in Bronze and Aluminium. Our harsh environment credentials extent to castings for use in the nuclear and shipping/marine industries.
NovaCast operates a Quality Management System in accordance with its ISO9001:2008 certification and tests to international or customer specified standards, using a wide variety of mechanical, chemical and NDT techniques, including X-Ray, Ultrasound, Dye Penetration, Pressure testing and many others. Find out more about our Quality Assurance procedures here.