When Are Surface Finishes Necessary in Investment Casting?

At Dean Group, we supply you with components in cast form or as fully finished parts, which includes adding a surface finish to the product. We provide a wide range of treatments that include plating, polishing and anodising, and which … Read more

Metals and Alloys Used for Corrosion Resistance

Metals are crucially important to many different industries. Manufacturers use a variety of metals as raw materials for their products, and they take care choosing the right ones for the job. No two metals are the same; they all have … Read more

The Importance of Simulation Software in Investment Casting

Simulation software is a crucial tool in manufacturing, and this is especially true for investment casting. At Dean Group, we make use of bespoke software made for industrial castings. This ensures your parts and components are designed and manufactured to … Read more

Common Defects in Investment Casting (Why Quality Matters)

Quality is one of the most important factors when creating castings. Without a focus on quality, the parts and components manufactured may end up with defects and, therefore, unable to perform optimally, which can have serious safety concerns. And it … Read more

Why Strength is a Key Consideration in Investment Casting

Choosing the right investment casting materials is a necessary step in the process because every metal or alloy offers different properties. Depending on the application of the casting – or the environment it will be used in – you may … Read more

What is Aluminium Investment Casting (And Its Benefits)?

Aluminium is a very important metal in manufacturing and is, therefore, widely used in a vast number of sectors across the world. This material is also crucial in investment casting and, at Dean Group, we’re no strangers to its fantastic … Read more

Brexit and Manufacturing: Where Are We Now and What to Expect

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 under a withdrawal agreement covering areas like trade, social security, the level playing field, UK participation in EU programmes, internal security and transport. However, not everyone is one hundred per cent … Read more

Spotlight On: Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is one of the most versatile and popular materials in the manufacturing industry, including castings. This material is used in a great deal of industries and markets, including aerospace and renewables. We use this alloy at Dean Group … Read more

Why is Now a Good Time to Carry Equipment Maintenance Out?

Checking physical equipment during a quieter period or during downtime is crucial to prevent future disruption to operations. Even if you’re busy, you should still carry out maintenance, especially if your equipment has seen a lot of use recently. It … Read more