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CASTCO has in-house tooling department that is equipped with state of the art CAD-CAM system with CNC machines. CASTCO is the only investment casting foundry in South Africa with in-house tooling capability. Our tooling facility ensures that you will get your project in time without expensive processes of tooling approval and eliminates third part risk management.

TESTING LABORATORY
  • Chemical analysis
    • Chemical analysis of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys by Optical emission spectrometry (OES).
    • Our advanced equipment allows us to offer our customers the fastest, most accurate and economical chemical analysis on samples suitable for spectrographic analysis.
    • If you require rapid identification of metal alloys please contact us.
MECHANICAL TESTING
  • Tensile test
    • Yield strength
    • Tensile strength
    • Elongation and Reduction In Area
  • Hardness test
    • Brinnell hardness testing
    • Rockwell Hardness testing
  • Dynamic Fracture Testing
    • Charpy test
  • Fatigue Crack Growth Test
  • Destructive Testing
NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING
  • Rapid identification of metal alloys
  • Leak and pressure testing
  • Liquid penetrant testing (crack detection)
  • Radiography
    • Fully equipped x-ray facility
METALLOGRAPHIC AND MICRO-STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS
  • Ferrous and non-ferrous alloys
    • Macroscopic Examination
    • Microscopic Examination
METROLOGY
  • 3d coordinate measuring machine

TOLERANCING AND DIMENSIONAL REPORTS

HEAT TREATMENT
  • Aluminum alloys
    • Solution and aging heat treatment to international standards
  • Steel alloys
    • Annealing, normalizing
    • Quenching and tempering
    • Carburizing
SURFACE FINISH
  • Electro chemical processes
    • Electro-polishing
    • Bead and sand blasting
MACHINING
  • We have developed strong partnership with machining shop in Cape Town to offer complete casting parts solutions. 20% of our casting sales are machined finished which is a significant cost reduction to your procurement process.
CONTACT US
Tel: +(27) (0)21 931 8276
Fax: +(27) (0)21 931 6324
Email: info@castco.co.za
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