Key Industries

Find out about the industries we work with.

We operate on a global scale and produce castings for applications where precision is essential.

The many benefits of the Investment Casting process make it the ideal production method to use when manufacturing parts that require tight tolerances, good integrity and where weight is a consideration.

AEROSPACE CASTINGS

PIC has a long history of working with the aerospace industry, for over 65 years we have supplied an extensive variety of products for a wide range of commercial and military aviation applications, including;

  • Flight controls
  • Cabin components
  • Actuator Housings
  • Electronic Assembly Housings
  • Communication Housings
  • Instrument Housings
  • Optical Housings
  • Pipe and Flange Fittings
  • Valve Assemblies
  • Cooling System Components
  • Fuel Pump Components
  • Gear Box Assemblies
  • Missile Components
  • Munition Storage Latches
  • Ejector Seat Components
  • Engine Components

Some of our customers include: Airbus, Rolls Royce, Eaton and HS Marston.

AUTOMOTIVE CASTINGS

Our automotive castings are the castings of choice for many leading vehicle manufacturers, typical applications for our products include;

  • Engine components
  • Impeller and compressorwheels
  • Volutes
  • Drive shaft components
  • Exhaust systems
  • Clutch components
  • Gearbox components
  • Vehicle door handles

Some of our customers include Jaguar, Land Rover, Bentley, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari, Porsche and Aston Martin.

DEFENCE CASTINGS

Many of the millions of precision investment castings that we have manufactured have been for companies within the defence industry. We have supplied an extensive variety of products into the defence market, having manufactured components to serve the land, sea and air divisions of militaries across the globe. Typical applications include:

  • Missile components
  • Small arms
  • Rifle components
  • Optical Housings
  • Naval Destroyer Components
  • Military Aircraft Components
  • Fighting Vehicle Weapon System Components
  • Fighting Vehicle Mechanical Components

Some of our customers include Thales, Babcock, BAES and Lockheed Martin

PRECISION ENGINEERING CASTINGS

The investment casting process has many benefits that allow engineers to produce high integrity, high quality components for precision applications. Investment casting is often the chosen method of manufacturing for products, even when there are other options available. Many of our clients commission our investment castings for use in:

  • Industrial Machinery
  • Manufacturing Machinery
  • Structural Engineering
  • Architectural Design
  • Tool Manufacturing
  • Construction Equipment
  • Measurement Equipment
  • Electronic Equipment

MARINE CASTINGS

In the marine industry, our clients demand the highest integrity castings in order to perform critical functions on a variety of vessels both surface and sub-sea types

 

Our quality promise ensures that the castings we supply will meet the high standards safely and reliably.

  • Valves
  • Pump components
  • Cleats
  • Hand rail fixtures and fittings
  • Sub-sea components

Some of our customers include Siemens, Babcock and Leonardo

MEDICAL CASTINGS

We supply a great variety of products into the medical market and have manufactured components for both observational and surgical applications.  Some examples of typical medical castings that we manufacture include:

  • Replacement joints
  • Optical components
  • Electronics Housings
  • Wheelchair components
  • Lifting equipment components
  • Surgical equipment

RAILWAYS CASTINGS

We are equipped to supply both investment castings and sand castings into the rail industry. Our railway castings are produced to be used both inside and outside of rolling stock carriages. Typical examples include:

  • Signalling boxes
  • Rolling stock interiors
  • De-icing components
  • Housing and casings
  • Couplers
  • Door hinges
  • Brackets and supports
  • Vibration detection equipment

Some of our customers include Parker, Bombardier and GE