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Shelmet Precision Casting Co. Inc
Investment castings with the lost wax casting process. More than 150 alloys. Short run prototyping specialists.
Shelmet In The NewsShelmet 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 expect.
Pour the highest quality investment castings.
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 Powder Coat and Plating.
We can also supply Teflon or Wet Paint when requested. Each adds 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 can add hardware or accessories to our castings to provide a completed assembly for immediate use by your customer.
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 alters the molecular structure of a material, creating a homogeneous grain structure.
Heat treatment techniques include annealing, case hardening, precipitation strengthening, tempering, normalizing and quenching. Each serves a particular purpose to adjust the hardness and casting strength.
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.