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

Metal shrinkage in castings and why it matters

Within this article, we take a look at one of the issues within metal casting that is critical to get right but challenging to understand, even for those within the industry…

Types of shrinkage inherent in the casting process

We often say that casting molten metal is like handling a living thing. Understanding how different alloys will react to different casting processes, component geometry, running systems, temperatures, etc. is part of the art of the foundry engineer. In recent years, the wealth of experience built up at the NovaCast Foundry has been enhanced by  … Read more