From design assistance to investment casting process add ons, to Kanban just in time shipping services, the team at Shelmet is here to assist
Shelmet provides highly detailed investment castings worldwide while incorporating designs other firms cannot. Precision investment castings eliminate most, if not all, secondary machine operations by the customer to yield cost savings through lower waste and faster delivery times.
Shelmet innovatively pushes process limits, incorporating many designs which are not obtainable in traditional machining or other processes.
While we pour over 100 alloys, our emphasis is mainly stainless steel, cobalt and nickel bases. With more than 50 years of casting experience Shelmet’s certified Six Sigma trained staff and ISO certified facility provides consistent quality from one casting to thousands; at the same time meeting the tight budgetary guidelines our clients
Add-on processes finish your castings with specialized treatments, protective coatings, machinings, and non-destructive product testing. Our most popular processes are listed below. Your Shelmet Precision Casting Metal Expert is ready to help.
Hand-Polishing and Electro-Polishing generate smooth surfaces combined with Shelmet quality control to give you the finest finish in the casting industry.
The most popular Shelmet casting coatings are Wet Paint, Teflon, and Powder Coatings. Each add specific properties to offer a more professional casting to your customer.
Plating adds a finished appearance often expected by your customer. Select from Yellow Dichromate, Clear Zinc, Black Zinc, Black Oxide, Clear Chromate, Chrome & Nickel.
Anodizing is an electrolytic process that protects the substrate from the elements. Some anodizing is applied for esthetics, but it increases the thickness of the oxide layer.
Shelmet offers etching processes specific to your design, your alloy and to the use of your project parts.
Shelmet metal casting experts cast intricate assemblies with specialty finishes and maximum design variations.
NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING (NDT)
Non-destructive investment casting testing verifies product quality without harming the castings.
Get proof-to-market with Shelmet’s Rapid Prototyping options in a matter of days. For fastest service call immediately and a Shelmet Metal Expert will have your project ready to go.
HEAT TREATING Heat treating investment castings alters metal properties to increase hardness and casting strength.
MACHINING Shelmet precision machining provides part-by-part decisive accuracy for crucial use castings such as gauges, highly intricate designs, optical equipment and products requiring more controlled integrity.