Titanium Foundry Takes Off
The AMRC Castings Group’s titanium casting furnace, at the new foundry in Sheffield, England.

Titanium Foundry Takes Off

Europe’s largest production center for aerospace castings is now operational Large-scale titanium engine, structural parts Three interchangeable crucibles Exploring near-net shape casting

Following last year’s start-up of a new investment casting foundry, Britain’s AMRC Castings Group is now ready and able to produce titanium castings sized according to the emerging design objectives for the global aerospace industry. The new melt shop is in operation at AMRC Castings, a program operating within the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing at the University of Sheffield.

The titanium foundry was announced last year and described then as a ventu

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