Bringing a piece of British motoring heritage back to life

In the early 1900’s, British car manufacturers were at the forefront of motor vehicle development. The Vulcan Motor company, based in Southport, England, was one such innovator that produced cars from 1902 until the late 1920s. Today, early examples of Vulcan cars are extremely rare collectors’ items. NovaCast was approached by a specialist engineering company  … Read more

The Casting Design Development Process

In this article we run through a typical casting design process to highlight the importance of co-operation at an early stage between designer and foundry. A typical experience based on an iterative design process might be as follows. The role of the design engineers The product design engineer will design casting geometry based on the  … Read more

A NovaCast Guide: “Casting Design Considerations for Design Engineers”

While there is no substitute for a close working relationship at an early stage between the design engineer and their chosen foundry, we hope that this guide will be of assistance to product design engineers. It will give an indication of the often-conflicting factors that the production team within the foundry will need to take  … Read more

Choosing the right metal casting process

Selecting the right casting process for making a metal component is an important consideration at the early stages of product design. NovaCast has produced a guide that aims to highlight the considerations, and emphasise the importance of working closely with your foundry’s design engineering team.