Investment Casting

CIREX is one of the largest steel-casting companies in the world and produces complex castings with extreme precision using the “lost-wax” method. Thanks to this versatile method our engineers have considerable freedom in the product design and choice of materials. This means that in consultation with you we can produce optimum castings that meet your exact wishes and requirements.

CIREX is your development partner for successful castings, with the objective of achieving an optimum cast in joint consultation.


PROCESS INVESTMENT CASTING

How does ‘investment casting‘ (lost-wax) work? Click on “read more” for an overview of the steps and phases involved.


Features & benefits

If you select CIREX to have your steel component developed and produced, then you are opting for quality, certainty and reliability. From idea to …


Dimensions & tolerances

Precise dimensioning characterises the lost-wax method. Extremely precise tolerances often make a design needlessly expensive. With our decades of knowledge and experience we can save you costs by determining the best dimensioning …


Surface quality investment castings

The roughness of CIREX precision castings varies from Ra 1.6 tot 6.3 µm, depending on the steel alloy used. This low roughness means that an additional processing is often not needed. That can result in considerable cost savings for you. However, if lower roughness values still are required then an extra surface treatment may be necessary, such as electrolytic polishing …


Materials

At CIREX, we always start with the product’s functionality. Once the functionality is clear, the product is developed further. An essential part of this is the choice of material. A good design …


Surface treatments

In recent years, we have developed a large international network of specialised suppliers of surface treatments. This allows us to offer your surface treatment …