Sand Casting has been a key process in manufacturing for thousands of years and still accounts for approximately 70% of all castings. Whether Sand Casting is the best option for the production of a particular component will be dictated by considerations such as the required geometry, performance, alloy choice, production run, tolerance within specification and … Read more
NovaCast UK Foundry Castings: QA Processes
Raw castings are produced in accordance with the relevant metal/material specifications and are subject to initial visual inspections. Machining is only carried out in ISO9001:2008 accredited machine shops that are responsible for machining operations. Certificates of Conformance are available on request. NovaCast’s Quality Assurance Department is responsible for final checks and sign-off prior to dispatch according to our QA Processes.
NovaCast Far East Sourced Castings
NovaCast has many well-established, fully risk-managed relationships with foundries and machine shops in the Far East. Imported goods are checked according to BS6001 @ AQL 1%. Material analysis reports are issued by the supplier but additional independent checks are carried out by NovaCast to confirm material specification. Should additional inspection schedules be required by our customers these can be incorporated into the QA processes.