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Longton Light Alloys Ltd

3 - West Midlands

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About Us
Longton Light Alloys appreciates that the best way to sustain business and build strong partnerships is to learn and understand our Customers requirements.
With experience we have established our business on four main key objectives:

Service
Customer Service is at the top of our list, the Customer is the most important part of our business and we will always where ever possible provide the right product to suit your requirements

Quality
Providing castings that are consistently of good quality means working to a goal of excellence, by implementation of quality control systems such as BS EN ISO 9001:2008 continuous investment in training and plant and equipment we feel that this standard of excellence is applied to every casting we manufacture. Customers or potential Customers are welcome to carry out 3rd party audits and inspection of our Quality Control systems.

Value for Money
Our main aim is to provide good quality castings at a competitive price. We only purchase from approved suppliers allowing complete traceability We work to a high standard and then offer this standard of service and quality at a competitive price.

Delivery
One of our key aspects is our commitment to meet delivery schedules. We can offer an extremely flexible service due to our unique capabilities and can offer continuous monitoring of production and delivery schedules.

Services

Aluminium Die and Sand casting
Longton Light Alloys is one of the few foundries in the UK equipped to produce Aluminium castings of up to 2.0 tonnes in weight.

We specialise in large tooling applications for the automotive, aerospace and leisure industries , and have developed the casting in of stainless steel tubing which provides a very effective method of introducing heating or cooling elements to the tool during use.

Longton Light Alloys can also offer a Gravity die casting service . Employing the state of the art automatic control electric furnaces which ensure high quality control over metal melting.

Gravity die castings gives us the opportunity to offer our customers the ability to move to larger volumes of casting production utilising permanent moulds to ensure tighter control of dimensional accuracy and quality.

Die casting can offer a extremely economical method of producing large volumes of castings and with our extensive knowledge of this process we can offer you the best solution for your particular application.

Large-scale bespoke one-off projects, such as sculptures can easily be accommodated within our large facilities.

Copper casting
Longton Light Alloys produce Copper based Alloy castings to British , European and American standards We can also work within duel certification standards where applied.

We have the capacity to cast up to 750 kilos in most of the Copper baseed alloys and specialise in castings for the oil, gas and water industry such as Valve and pump bodies.

We also supply Copper based castings to a wide spectrum of Industry and have carried out some prestigious Architectural projects for major clients carrying out restoration work.

Zinc casting
Longton Light Alloys also cast in a wide variety of Zinc Based Alloy Castings up to 5 tonnes.

This is mainly used for prototyping and short run panels for such items as car bodies and also has applications for the Marine Industry for such items as Sacrificial Anodes for ships hulls.

Zinc based alloys also have applications where excellent bearing and wear properties etc are required and is extensively used in hazardous area application such as the Mining Industry due to its no sparking properties.

Machining and Other Services
We can offer to you a most comprehensive service for the supply of your castings including :

  • Advise and assistance on material specification
  • Advise and supply of applicable tooling
  • Full heat treatment facilities
  • Advise on the type of moulding process most suitable to your application

In addition we can also offer a comprehensive inspection and NDT testing including:

  • X-ray
  • Crack detection
  • Pressure testing
  • Full laboratory material certification
  • Full dimensional inspection and reports

Longton Light Alloys also has its own on site machining and finishing facilities enabling us to offer our customers a complete one supplier solution from initial design to the finished product

Clients

Supplying Aluminium Castings, Bronze Castings and Zinc Castings to

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Marine
  • Rail
  • Architectural
  • Films and Movies
  • Sculptural
  • Food & Chemical industries
  • Oil and Gas Industry

Equipment

With our current capacity we can cast upto 2 tonnes in Aluminium, LM25, LM4, LM21, being the most popular

upto 5 tonnes in ZA2 (Kirksite) and

750kgs in Copper-based alloys, LG, PB, HTB, amongst the many.

Contact

Address
Foxley Lane
Milton
Stoke On Trent
ST2 7EH
United Kingdom
Number of employees
Unspecified
Turnover
N/A

Capabilities

Materials

    Copper
    Zinc
    Stainless Steel
    Aluminium

Approvals

    ISO 9001

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