MRT's Complete Range of Services
- Design Design
- Tooling Tooling
- Pressure Pressure
- Gravity Gravity
- Sand Sand
- Machining Machining
- Surface Finishing
- Assembly Assembly
- Logistics Logistics
You have a vision for a new product.
You know the functionality and the aesthetics which you need but unless your product can be manufactured economically, repeatably, reliably and within the correct timeframes it will never achieve its full potential.
MRT's technical team have been designing successful cast components for many decades. We work in partnership with your product designers to develop and adapt your concept or design to optimise it for manufacture. We use our experience, expert knowledge, and the latest Solidworks CAD modelling and Magmasoft casting simulation software to help us achieve innovative designs in partnership with our customers, which can be manufactured within the controlled parameters required.
Designing castings is a specialist skill. Die cast components require specific features such as draft taper, even wall thicknesses, and the avoidance of undercuts and isolated heavy sections. All of these issues can be easily overcome if you work directly with our team before you freeze your design. Costs of machining, surface finishing and assembly can also be dramatically reduced if we are consulted early in the design process.
Provide us with your design concept so far. This can be a finished CAD model, or a rough sketch. We're happy to sign an NDA if required.
We will review your designs, and meet with you to fully understand the application and discuss the design and manufacturing options.
Using our 3 seats of Solidworks,we will optimise your design for manufacture. We will add taper, gating and ejection points for castings.
We will submit our design proposal for your consideration, along with quotations for the various manufacturing options.
We can manufacture prototypes if required, for evaluation, testing, and marketing purposes, prior to committing to production tools.
MRT have been manufacturing high quality components for over 70 years. It's the experience, techniques and tricks of the trade that we have developed over that time that we will share with your designers and engineers to optimise your products.
MRT specialise in complex components for demanding applications. Consistent and repeatable components require advanced process control and meticulous design. We will explain the features needed to ensure excellent finish and dimensional acuracy.
MRT operate 3 seats of SOLIDWORKS, alongside MAGMASOFT, the foundry industry's most powerful and respected casting simulation software. We have resources for producing prototypes for evaluation and testing prior to committing to production tooling.
Where required, MRT can prepare full component drawings, solid models, manufacturing and finishing specifications.
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31st May 2018
Around 6 months ago, we took a hard look at how we use the data we have available to us at MRT Castings. We looked at everything from data being used by machines, data being created by machines all the way through to where data is being left on the cutting room floor and where data can potentially be corrupted or lost through human error.Read More
2nd Jan 2018
MRT Castings is excited to announce that we will be supporting the 2018 Year of Engineering initiative. The Year of Engineering is a year-long government campaign to support the engineering profession in recruiting the next generation of engineers.Read More