CAD/CAM Improves Lead Times for Valve Body Patterns

Modern CAD/CAM patternmaking technology has been applied to the manufacture of Flowserve Valtek valve bodies, used in the construction of oil platforms. The casting producer, Norton Cast Products, made use of the facilities available at Castings Technology International, and with

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CAD/CAM Delivers Significant Cost and Weight Savings for David Brown Pumps

David Brown Pumps Ltd., of Penistone, South Yorkshire, is a supplier of specialist, high technology pumps for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. The pump cases for the company’s DB21 heavy duty series consisted of an assembly of three or

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Bestobell Develops New Valve Range for Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Transportation

<h3>Bestobell Valves and Bestobell LNG are part of the Flow Group, a Yorkshire-based SME manufacturing company with over 50 years experience in specialist valve manufacture. With a dedicated team of professionals, they are totally focused on supplying specialist niche products

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21st Century Technology for the Iron Age

<h3>AGA-Rayburn, part of the Aga Foodservice Group plc has been based at Ketley in Telford, Shropshire, since 1947. The company manufactures quality cast iron cooking and heating appliances, the most famous of which is the AGA cooker.</h3> Product development at

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Major changes as fast growing research centre plans for further expansion at home and abroad

Colin Sirett

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Centre is gearing up for further growth at home and abroad, unveiling a new corporate structure and appointing a high-flying chief executive officer. Colin Sirett head of research for Airbus in the UK and

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UK Titanium caster secures latest North Sea oil and gas industry approval


Castings Technology International (Cti) has successfully completed the latest, stringent approvals process required to supply Titanium castings for use by the Norwegian offshore oil and gas industry.Approval means the UK-based

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Race for Reconstruction

race for reconstruction

Technology that puts historic racers on track offers distinct opportunities for modern designers.

Skills and hi-tech equipment employed by Cti is putting historic racing cars back on track and opening up new opportunities for today’s engine designers.

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Method Engineering and Process Modelling

method engineering and process modelling

Around 100 people attended the EICF Technical Workshop on Method Engineering and Process Modelling in Sheffield on 12th and 13th May. During the two-day event, delegates from around the world learned the complexities of effective method engineering which requires an

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Cti Helps Go-Ahead Pump Manufacturer Cast Its Net

Cti helps go-ahead

Cti has enabled a safety critical pump manufacturer to overcome quality problems with its suppliers by opening its own castings facility. Bristol-based Apex Pumps started designing and manufacturing centrifugal pumps in the 1980s and went on to supply high quality,

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Cti Targets JOANNA

In 2001, BAE Systems and Thales were awarded the contract to develop and assess the technology required for a fourth generation electro-optic targeting system. This technical demonstrator programme (TDP), code named JOANNA – JOint Airbourne NavigatioN and Attack – aims

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