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22 06, 2020

Enhanced Safety Through Antimicrobial Copper Alloys


The global pandemic has led businesses to search for opportunities to create safer products and working environments. Viruses and bacteria can live on plastic and metals for up to 72 hours, thus rendering touchable items and surfaces, a significant risk in the spreading of germs. Copper alloys such [...]

Enhanced Safety Through Antimicrobial Copper Alloys2020-06-29T11:52:06+00:00
11 05, 2020

BBC News – Sylatech launches the KeepSafe during Covid-19


With the world in the midst of a global pandemic, at Sylatech we have successfully implemented a pivot of our business by launching a new product outside our traditional Casting, RF/Microwave and Machining offering. Whilst witnessing dwindling orders in the foundry and machining side of our business (RF/Microwave [...]

BBC News – Sylatech launches the KeepSafe during Covid-192020-05-14T16:22:33+00:00
30 04, 2020

KeepSafe during Covid-19


At Sylatech we have announced the launch of a simple personal handheld device called the KeepSafe, which enables users to avoid touching handles, buttons or grabbing items unnecessarily. Whether you are in a hospital, shop, or even using a cash machine, the KeepSafe can be used as a [...]

KeepSafe during Covid-192020-04-30T14:58:26+00:00
3 04, 2020

Supporting Supply Chain Challenges


With the outbreak of Covid-19 causing many manufacturing supply chains to fails, perhaps UK businesses will reassess the risk of buying from low-cost, overseas suppliers. Whilst UK manufacturers are often considered as not being cost-effective, perhaps future procurement decisions will take account of the wider benefits of buying [...]

Supporting Supply Chain Challenges2020-04-03T17:21:36+00:00
3 04, 2020

Covid-19 Response


Due to the uncertainty surrounding the impact of the coronavirus, we remain diligent and are continually monitoring the latest UK Government guidelines on the outbreak. We have implemented some key operational changes, with the aim of keeping our staff safe and ensure that we are able to maintain [...]

Covid-19 Response2020-04-07T12:27:14+00:00
3 04, 2020

Casting intricate connector parts


Sylatech's lost-wax casting process often surprises engineers, in terms of what can be achieved through this manufacturing method. The application of our process affords engineers several benefits and these include: Thin-wall, small or micro castings with a wall thickness as fine as 0.2mm Capable of producing lightweight [...]

Casting intricate connector parts2020-04-03T14:41:23+00:00
10 12, 2019

AS9100 Audit Success


Last week at Sylatech we underwent our annual EN 9100: 2018 (AS9100 Rev D) assessment by BSi. We are delighted to announce that the audit was a huge success and zero non-conformities were raised by the auditor. Sylatech has seen a year on year improvement in the consistency [...]

AS9100 Audit Success2019-12-10T16:12:34+00:00
26 11, 2019

Casting Metals Parts from 3D Prints


Facilitated by 3D printing, Sylatech offers its customers a rapid turnaround in the manufacture of precision metal components. This enables our customers to test the functionality of their designs without initially investing in tooling for the casting process. This yields significant time and cost savings as fewer tooling [...]

Casting Metals Parts from 3D Prints2019-11-26T16:44:35+00:00
31 10, 2019

Increased Production Capacity


As we continue to experience strong business growth and in order to further increase our production capacity, a nightshift has recently commenced within our business. The recruitment process and core training have been completed and this additional shift is now fully operational. It is having a strong impact [...]

Increased Production Capacity2019-10-31T13:39:44+00:00
4 10, 2019

Sylatech’s Engineering Design Guide


We are delighted to present you with Sylatech’s Engineering Design Guide for the investment casting process. The Sylatech casting process is capable of producing light-weight parts weighing as little as 1 gram, and with a wall thickness as fine as 0.2mm. Sylatech’s Precision Casting Process affords designers a [...]

Sylatech’s Engineering Design Guide2019-10-04T09:15:13+00:00