Spotlight On: Titanium

At Dean Group, we work with a vast range of materials, such as copper and stainless steel. The right metals and alloys make all the difference, so it’s crucial that you work with an investment casting company capable of creating … Read more

Spotlight On: Vacuum Castings

Vacuum induction melting is a method used in investment casting that offers a host of benefits – and which can be used for a range of applications. This process, which was developed in 1917, was mainly used for alloys like … Read more

Investment Casting in The Mining Industry

The mining sector relies on large, heavy and complex equipment and machinery for digging, hauling and other applications. Using the right materials for this environment is important because it helps to create durable and complex parts that can withstand harsh … Read more

Spotlight On: Nickel and Cobalt Alloys

At Dean Group, we work with a variety of materials, such as nickel and cobalt, as well as its alloys. We use them mainly for the premium grade investment casting process, a method that offers many advantages, including high accuracy, … Read more

Spotlight On: Carbon Steel

We’re previously focused on stainless steel, an important material for investment casting – now, we’re turning our attention to another widely used material that we work with here at Dean Group: carbon steel. Because of its properties, such as strength … Read more

How Rapid Prototyping Helps Save Money and Time

Rapid prototyping is quickly becoming an essential part of investment casting’s development process. Before a part gets to production, it must first be conceptualised and designed; prototyping helps companies understand if there are any changes to be made before committing … Read more

What the Pandemic is Teaching UK Manufacturers

There’s no denying that the pandemic has had a big impact on UK manufacturing – and still continues to affect the sector on an ongoing basis. It’s also true that the outbreak has helped companies to discover weaknesses and opportunities … Read more

Spotlight On: Copper

Copper has been mined and used for thousands of years, as it’s a common material for many different industries and sectors, such as electronics. We use this metal in our investment casting process to create many parts and components from … Read more

Top Benefits of Choosing UK Manufacturing

With the effects of both COVID and Brexit, supporting UK businesses is crucial for the economy. Choosing UK manufacturing also offers many advantages to companies, which we’re highlighting in this article. Both events showed the need for manufacturing to return … Read more