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New Shot Blasting Unit

In response to our increased workload, Castech has recently invested in a new, quality shot blasting unit. The twin-thrower rotating table shot blast machine increases our output of quality castings and allows for greater flexibility in final processing. The process is fast and efficient as... Continue Reading

New Solar Panels at Castech

This past week has seen the final installation of Castech’s new solar power system. The solar array, consisting of 368 panels rated at 270 watts, will provide Castech with renewable energy without environmental emissions. The increase in SA’s electricity pricing has had a big impact... Continue Reading

110kg Bronze Impellers

Two high quality impellers poured in grade C92610 bronze have just left our foundry for delivery to our customer. Weighing in at 110Kg each after being fully machined, the result had our customer satisfied once again with our consistent high quality and short lead time.... Continue Reading

Iron Sheaves

These castings produced are for quality and reliability in ductile cast iron, each weighing just over 20kgs. Cast for a steelworks in Whyalla these sheaves are used in a large pulley system in the manufacturing process. These images were taken post heat treatment and machining... Continue Reading

Castech’s Core Blower

Earlier this year, supported by a grant given by the state government, Castech was able to purchase a core blower to support and enhance the foundry process. This enables the ability for all cores, including the complex water jacket cores for CHI, to be blown... Continue Reading

Largest Bronze Casting

With quality craftsmanship, Castech has successfully cast our largest bronze casting to date. A large bronze impeller cast for a major Australian pump manufacturer. Weighing in at a gross weight of 1040 kg and net weight of 470 kg, it was a brilliant result.  ... Continue Reading

155Kg Impeller

Another quality casting produced in our foundry. A 155kg Aluminium Bronze Impeller casting for a major pump manufacturer. Below are images of the completed casting. Our Aluminium Bronze Impeller after completed machining and balancing operations have been completed, a perfect result!  ... Continue Reading

380Kg Propeller Casting

Cast in stainless steel this quality propeller casting weighs in at 380kg was made for a major international pump manufacturer by our Boss Moulder, Brad.  Below are images of the completed Propeller casting after machining operations. The client agreed to have the 3D CAD modelling and... Continue Reading

Welcome Brad Walsh

We would like to welcome Brad Walsh into his new position here at Castech. He will be joining our office team as our Quality Manager. Brad brings with him over 40 years experience in the foundry and metals industry with numerous successes and achievements throughout... Continue Reading