23 11, 2020

Meeting the Prototyping Needs of the Automotive Sector


Background When a major UK automotive company approach Sylatech for a solution the pre-production build manufacture of a new electric car component, we were very keen to provide the necessary support. The Challenge The customer’s part was designed for a die-casting process, however with the [...]

Meeting the Prototyping Needs of the Automotive Sector2020-11-27T16:57:00+00:00
17 07, 2019

Integrating metal components within composite designs


Product engineers focused on component weight reduction often utilize composites in preference to metal for the manufacture of components or assemblies. In many circumstances, composite materials alone cannot provide the required strength properties to fulfill the function of the part.

Integrating metal components within composite designs2019-10-04T09:28:00+00:00
4 06, 2019

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 [...]

Lost Wax Casting – The Preferred Approach2019-10-02T08:53:15+00:00
24 05, 2019

Sylatech’s X Band Monopulse Comparator


This X band monopulse comparator for integration into a firecontrol radar, demonstrates a strong example of Sylatech’s RF microwave design and manufacturing capability. The comparator is manufactured with Sylatech E & H cast waveguide bends, tees, 3db sidewall coupler and a coaxial transition. The assembly process involves dip/flame [...]

Sylatech’s X Band Monopulse Comparator2019-08-29T10:25:12+00:00
9 03, 2017

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. [...]

Rapid Prototype Promotion2019-08-29T08:13:14+00:00
3 06, 2016

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 [...]

Quality – A Critical Element2019-08-29T08:22:03+00:00
29 05, 2016

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 [...]

Advanced Innovative Engineering – Investment Casting Success2019-08-29T08:22:00+00:00
11 03, 2016

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 [...]

Breathing Apparatus – Re-Engineered Component2019-08-29T08:21:55+00:00