Sylatech Wins Long Term Radar Defence Contract

A YORKSHIRE-based manufacturing firm has secured a multi-million pound 10 year contract to supply a major European defence contractor with a system that can be deployed on land and sea as a surveillance and “threat detection” radar. Sylatech, which is based in Kirkbymoorside in North Yorkshire, is gearing up for a period of significant [...]

Robert Lowther joins Sylatech as Sales Director

We are delighted to announce that Robert Lowther has joined Sylatech as Sales Director.  Robert brings with him more than twenty years of experience working in the global RF/Microwave electronics industry and is an excellent addition to our team. As a trusted partner for delivering high quality RF/Microwave systems and components to International Primes, Robert [...]

Trial Investment Casting Your Parts ….On Us!

Following the success of a recent casting promotion celebrating the arrival of the latest Ultimaker 3D Printer, Sylatech is once again inviting customers to trial the casting of a component through its lost wax investment casting process for free.  The Sylatech casting process is an ideal fit for:- thin-wall parts as fine as 0.2mm, typically 1-3mm components requiring high quality [...]

Rapid Prototype Promotion

Continuing its close collaboration with Ultimaker, Sylatech has taken delivery of the latest Ultimaker 3 rapid prototyping machine. In celebration of this, up until 14th April, Sylatech is offering an opportunity for manufacturing businesses to have a sample pre-production part prototyped and cast through its investment casting process. The Sylatech process affords engineers:- High quality [...]

Lost Wax Casting – The Preferred Approach

Model Airplane Engine Casting Our customer required to produce a product in a highly competitive market where weight and design aesthetics are key influencing factors affecting the eventual sales volume of the product. Why Sylatech? Before discovering Sylatech, our customer researched a number of manufacturing techniques including sand, die and ceramic shell investment casting.  [...]

SYLATECH PLANS MULTI-MILLION POUND INVESTMENT

A multi million pound investment in a new manufacturing facility and associated aerospace and aeronautic jobs is being planned by specialist manufacturer Sylatech in Pickering. Plans for a new £4 million 55,000sqft production facility and further 130,000sqft of commercial floor space have been submitted to Ryedale District Council by national property consultant Carter Jonas [...]

QUALITY – A CRITICAL ELEMENT

When Pyser-SGI approached Sylatech for support in the production of their Francis Barker range of Liquid Prismatic Compasses, it was clear that quality was paramount. Ranking among the world’s finest compasses, and with a long history of active use in armed forces globally, Liquid Prismatic Compasses remain a key part of today’s military equipment. The [...]

Advanced Innovative Engineering – Investment Casting Success

Sylatech’s superior investment casting capability was key in Advanced Innovative Engineering‘s choice of manufacturing partner on its world-class 40S Wankel engine. With this model being the smallest in their product range, minimizing weight in order to maximize the power-to-weight ratio was key to AIE. Sylatech’s unique lost-wax investment casting process afforded AIE a light-weight solution due to [...]

Breathing Apparatus – Re-Engineered Component

Reducing cost without compromising on quality was the firm requirement when Bilsom Sentry approached Sylatech with this breathing apparatus component. In collaboration with Bilsom’s engineers, Sylatech redesigned the part which resulted in removing the need for expensive brazing and machining operations. By utilising specialist casting capabilities and employing soluble cores, Sylatech were successfully able to manufacture critical [...]