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The 5 Types of Aluminium Casting Defects and How to Treat Them

It’s not uncommon for defects to arise during the aluminium casting process. Some are so small as to be tolerable, and some can be easily repaired. Others, though, are so severe that we have no recourse but to throw the casting out and start again. Of course, this is far from ideal. Fortunately, we have […]

Harrison Castings Delighted to Announce Change of Ownership

Harrison Castings, the leading aluminium sand-cast foundry in the UK, has been bought out by its existing management team in an exciting next step for the long-established business.  After 108 years of family ownership, a management buyout of the Company has been completed by Managing Director Mick Jenney and fellow directors Lee Webster, Adrian Burton […]

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Supplying the World

Read about Harrison Castings in a published article from the Foundry Trade Journal’s Castings Buyer. Find out why we are recognised as a leading foundry.

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MAGMA 5 – The Future of Casting Development

What is it? MAGMA 5 is the latest software available from MAGMA that optimises the casting process, improves production methods and helps Harrison Castings’ quest to produce defect-free castings. MAGMA is the leading supplier globally of software for casting excellence and we are proud to install MAGMA 5 in our aluminium foundry. Ultimately, this technology […]

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Top 5 Safety Considerations for Metal Casting

As one of the largest sand casting foundry in the UK, every year we produce over 1,500 tonnes of high-quality aluminium sand castings, in addition to the aluminium gravity die castings we create too.

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Subcon 2017 – The UK’s Premier Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Event

  Harrison Castings will be exhibiting at Subcon 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham in June. Subcon is the one of the UK’s showcase events for contract and subcontract manufacturing supply chains across all technologies and sectors. We will be exhibiting at stand F61 and so please do come and see us to discuss your sand […]

Manufacturing and Engineering Magazine Issue 428

Harrison Castings Featured in MEM Magazine

The current issue (Issue 428) of the Manufacturing and Engineering Magazine (MEM) includes a feature on Harrison Castings. The magazine highlight’s how Harrison Castings has become one of the UK’s most successful specialist manufacturers of aluminium casting components, our success in supplying quality components to a wide range of industries and our plans for future expansion. […]

Harrison Castings produced a 15ft 4 tonne aluminium wheell for Dunlop

One of the Biggest Sand Castings We Ever Made

This 15ft diameter, four tonne aluminium wheel was made in our Gough Road foundry in 1953. This would be impressive in itself. But what’s even more remarkable is that we managed to cast one of our largest ever casting without the advanced techniques we use today.

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Tier 1 Casting Solutions of Any Size

Continued investment in added value services will result in sustained competitive pricing for customers, says the UK’s largest non-automotive aluminium sand foundry.

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