Additional processes, treatments & finishes

Additional processes

At Dean Group International, we understand the value of customer service and are constantly looking for opportunities to add value.

Adding additional services like heat treatment, machining, or assembly can reduce administration overhead costs, provide more control and visibility, and reduce the supplier base.
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Heat treatment

Many materials require specific heat treatment to achieve desired mechanical properties, such as hardness, tensile strength or ductility, or simply to normalise the grain structure after the casting process.

Types of heat treatment used are as follows:

HIP (Hot Isostatic Pressing)
Vacuum heat treatment
Solution annealing
Harden and tempering
Case harden
Induction harden
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All types of machining services are offered, from basic drilling and tapping through to 3 and 4 axis CNC machining to extremely tight tolerances and surface finishes as required for Baseefa and Atex applications.
Spark erosion
Drilling, tapping, reaming
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Dean Group International is able to offer assembly options at its source in China, adding tangible value to our casting supply service.
Rivet castings together
Fit bearings, springs, split pins etc
Fit together with other proprietary parts

Surface treatments & finishes

A variety of surface treatments and finishes can be applied to improve the appearance of the finished part, the corrosion resistance, or the alloy’s mechanical properties.

These include but are not limited to:
Powder coat
Plating (Chrome, Nickel, Electroless Nickel, Zinc and more)
Electro polish
Mechanical polish
Mirror polish
Brush polish
Grit blast
Vapour blast
Tumble shot blast
Vibro rumble
Glass bead
Hand blast with aluminium oxide
We are continuously expanding our finishing services depending on the customer requirements. We are happy to develop new routes and provide niche services in order to provide our customers with completely finished parts where possible.
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Contact Dean Group International for Your Investment Casting Quote

To find out more about our investment casting, or to get a quote for your project, please get in touch with us on 0161 775 1633 or submit your enquiry online.
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