Posted on 26th March 2021 at 12:11pm
Harrop Casting Technologies specialise in non-ferrous
castings, where all aluminium products are in-house heat-treated and shot-peened.
Harrop CT can also produce brass, copper and magnesium products for a variety
Local Fabrication Services
Harrop Casting Technologies is based in Adelaide, which means you reap all the added benefits of working with a local Australian business. Import costs, customs clearance, shipping delays and difficulties communicating with overseas suppliers are avoided. Additionally, for repeat supply using existing tooling and moulds, Harrop CT can produce your parts with significantly faster lead times (as little as a week) which makes a huge difference when parts are needed urgently.
While Harrop CT specialises in aluminium castings, its abilities also extend to brass, copper and magnesium products. The company is quality accredited to ISO9001:2015, which covers all aspects of operation, manufacturing and distribution. Their range of parts include:
Not Just Automotive
Cast products and components are produced for a wide variety of industries from marine, military, industrial, aviation, manufacturing and engineering. Whether your cast part is only a few hundred grams or over a hundred kilograms, Harrop CT can provide it in either part-finished or fully-finished condition depending on the requirement. All steps in the process are available, comprising:
Harrop CT can also quote on production from your existing tooling or moulds. Our technical team will provide expert advice and assistance about optimal manufacturing and cost efficiency. Talk to one of our helpful staff to find out more.
Some typical casting methods Harrop CT utilises are Gravity Die Casting, Sand Casting, Core Blowing and Shell Cores.
Gravity Die Casting uses permanent steel moulds with
gravity filling for larger volume production runs. It is optimal for complex
Sand Casting is better applied to lower volume production where die tooling costs cannot be justified. Sand moulds are created and bonded together using composites. Upon assembly the moulds are gravity filled and the sand is broken out after solidification.
Both Core Blowing and Shell Cores include resin covered sand to create a mould and is an expendable mould casting. In comparison to Sand Casting, it boasts better dimensional accuracy and higher productivity rates.
Additional production processes: