A typical aircraft seat can vary between 10 kg (economy) to over 20 kg (wide-body) in weight. With seat masses between 1200kg and 14000kg, it is apparent lighter seat designs are critical to an airline's commercial performance, particularly when fuel prices escalate. With a network of global suppliers, Investacast can offer the best commercial solution to aircraft seating manufacturers.Read More
An established manufacturer with over 50 years’ experience in the market place, Investacast offers a complete service for designing, developing and delivering a variety of products to the market.
We are one of the leading suppliers of investment castings in the UK, working within a wide range of industries including aerospace, nuclear, defense, automotive, marine, communications, military, energy and electronics sectors.
Our facility in Ilfracombe operates on the principles which define traditional British manufacturing – technical innovation, skilled workmanship and quality of product. We also have ten foundry and metal forming partners in Asia who offer a complete suite of processes and significant cost reductions. Through our overseas partners, high volume manufacture is easily achieved and covers:
Pressure die casting
Investacast can offer a complete solution, supported by state of the art facilities in the UK which include a research and development centre, bespoke casting simulation, in house tooling and stock holding services. We also offer a full range of additional processes in machining, heat treatment, plating, electro polishing, non destructive testing and DPI.
Areas of expertise
Transfer manufacturing from current source to our UK and overseas facilities
The conversion of fabrications into cast products
Converting machined from solid parts to casting designs
Prototyping with quick turnaround
Not only does all our manufacturing achieve full IS09001 accreditation, guaranteeing a level of superior product quality, but we are backed by experience, knowledge and skill to give our customers the ultimate confidence in delivering their products.
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