Our continual investment in gravity casting processes and associated technology has kept JH Lavender at the forefront of the industry. Our gravity operations work alongside our pressure foundry which encourages the sharing of technology and furthers process development.
Our foundry operates many varied gravity process incorporating hydraulic tilting systems and numerous semi automated casting process and operations. We also operate on a more traditional basis for lower volume components ensuring both large and lower volume customers are catered for.
Our gravity foundry in many ways highlights the diverse quantity and types of components we make. The gravity foundry serves around 20 different industry sectors with volumes ranging from 30 castings per annum to 70 thousand. Shot weights range from as low as 0.2kg up to 40kg with up to 10 different alloy specifications being used at any given time.