The design and manufacture of a metal component involves a multitude of decision points and will be influenced by considerations such as structural performance, weight, lead time, cost and aesthetics. It is understandable, therefore, that thoughts about how precisely that component is going to be manufactured are often left until the design is at a fairly … Read more
Safety-critical castings for the rail industry
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 to the railway industry 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.