James Collins – Foundry Process Consultant

castings-technology-james-collinsJames joined Cti after roles working in the steel industry and production of high value metals. His academic grounding was in engineering materials, achieved with honours at The University of Sheffield. James works closely with member foundries, applying his hands on experience in all of Cti’s process technologies. James has direct experience in air/vacuum melting, mould manufacture, ceramics processing, pattern manufacture and a range of post cast processes. In his current role, he has worked on the implementation of numerous technologies around the world, as well supporting activities in-house at Cti, both for member based projects and developing know-how. James continues to work on most major projects, being intrinsically involved in process/equipment commissioning, training, process development and support, in most casting disciplines.