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
Safety-critical Railway castings
A commitment to quality and consistency has allowed NovaCast to build a reputation within industries where safety-critical cast components are required. As a specialist supplier of railway castings for many years, NovaCast supplies cast braking and signalling system components as well as a wide variety of compressor and valve parts. Many castings are subjected to pressure and mechanical testing as well as NTD to ensure their integrity.