Our Facilities

RelyIntracast has six manufacturing facilities within their premises

Facilities

Our facilities include the Wax, Dipping, Melting, Fettling, Heat Treatment and Laboratory manufacturing facilities

Tour of the foundry

Wax Room

The Wax Room and wax processing part of the foundry is equipped with the following:

  • 5x Muller Phipps Wax Presses
  • 4x Modtech fully automated Presses
  • 4xGifu Presses
  • 2x Bryant Wax Presses
  • Wax Reclamation Plant
  • Wax Pattern Assembly Line
  • 3x Leeds and Bradford autoclaves controlled by PLC

Tool room:
Responsible for maintaining tooling within wax room

Dipping

The dipping department is equipped with the following:

  • Colloidal silica system – water based dipping slurry
  • Modtech , KUKA Automated robotic dipping line
  • ABB robotic line controlled via a PLC computer
  • Four manual dipping lines.
  • Conveyor system for drying of investment moulds

 

Melting

The melting department has the following equipment:

  • 6x Inductotherm Melting Power Packs – 125KW to 400KW
  • 14x Furnace Bodies – 40Kg to 500Kg
  • 4x Top Hat furnaces for baking the Investment moulds
  • 2x Front load kilns
  • Calibrated Thermocouples and Pyrometers for temperature measurement

Fettling/
Surface
Finishing

In this department RelyIntracast can offer the following surface finishes:

  • Water blast
  • Bead Blast
  • Sand Blast
  • Steel Blasting
  • Stainless Steel Blast

Heat Treatment

Heat treatment cycles that can be carried out in-house include:

  • Normalize
  • Solution Anneal (Water Quench)
  • Anneal
  • Sub Critical Anneal
  • Precipitation Hardening
  • Air Quench Hardening
  • Tempering

Sub-Contract Heat Treatment available includes:

  • Oil Hardening
  • Carburizing
  • Nitriding
  • Vacuum Heat treatment

Laboratory

The laboratory is fully supported by two in-house metallurgists. Most of the senior management of Rely Intracast are also trained metallurgists. Equipment used in our laboratory includes:

  • Spectrographic Chemical Analysis
  • 3 types of Hardness Testers:
    Rockwell
    Brinell (1000Kg/3000Kg)
    Vickers
  • Microscopes:
    Metallurgical
    Stereo Microscope
  • Metallurgical Polishing Equipment
  • Plus Laboratory Furnaces, Humidity Balance, Centrifuge, etc.

Contact Us

512 Commissioner Street, Industrial Sites, Boksburg

+27 (0) 11 914 1640