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

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