Countdown to the Aviation Calendar’s Biggest Event of the Year It’s finally here – the 2015 Paris Air Show – and we’re excited to stop preparing and start enjoying the experience. Happening halfway through an already huge year for Castle, show week is the perfect opportunity to take a moment and update old friends and … Continue reading We’re in Paris – Are You?
Castle Metals are extremely proud to be a direct supplier of metals for the Arianespace Rocket Programme. By providing stainless steel bar to be used to build fuel boosters, we are able to contribute to one of the most technologically advanced projects on Earth. This is of course something we are all incredibly excited about … Continue reading Castle Metals Support the Arianespace Rocket Programme
In celebration of Europe retaining the Ryder Cup in 2014, we’re reposting this cool infographic originally shared by our American Colleagues over on the A.M. Castle & Co. blog: Which Metals Make the World’s Most Magnificent Trophies? We’re ever so slightly proud that Europe remain to be listed as current holders of the Ryder Cup!
Welcome to the second addition of our series, The Crude Chronicles, where we will be discussing the different types of offshore oil production platforms. It is believed that across the world we consume more than 80 million barrels of oil every single day! In order to meet this tremendous demand, petroleum companies must continuously scour … Continue reading The Crude Chronicles: Offshore Production Platforms
Sunday the 20th of July officially saw the end of the Farnborough International Airshow and brought a close to yet another record smashing year. The organisers of this fantastic event have announced that the total sum of commitments and orders reached above £118bn, beating all former records set by the event. Across the trade week, … Continue reading End of Show Report – The FIA 2014
It has been estimated that there is currently only around 70-80 years’ worth of oil reserves left in the world. As you would expect, this is a huge concern for all companies and organisations within the oil and gas industry and is high on the priority lists of most companies involved. The significance and urgency … Continue reading The Crude Chronicles: Onshore Oil Drilling
Here at Castle Metals, we are thrilled and extremely honoured to be involved with the manufacturing of the Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft, otherwise known as the F-35. The F-35 Lightning II Program, backed by the Department of Defence, defines affordable next-generation strike aircraft weapon arrangements for the Navy, Air Force, Marines and their allies. This innovation … Continue reading Castle Metals Extremely Proud to Secure JSF / F-35 Contract
Exhibition: ILA Berlin Air Show 2014 Venue: Berlin ExpoCenter Airport Date: 20th May – 25th May 2014 Hours: 10:00am – 18:00pm daily Location: Berlin, Germany What is the ILA Berlin Air Show? The ILA Berlin Air Show is an exciting biennial event which combines a major trade exhibition focussing heavily on the aerospace and defence … Continue reading Castle Metals at ILA Berlin Air Show 2014
The use and development of what we refer to as superalloys has been mainly propelled and supported by aerospace and aircraft industries; driven by the need for high strength materials that can withstand ridiculously high temperatures and resist creeping. Superalloys are widely used in aircraft engines, gas turbines, rocket engines and even chemical plants. The … Continue reading Super Alloys in Space – Metals in the Aerospace Industry
Exhibition: AP&M 2014 Venue: Grand Hall, Olympia London Date: 6th May–8th May 2014 Hours: Wed-Thurs: 8.30AM to 17:30PM, Location: Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London The team from Castle Metals Europe are pleased to announce they will be attending the 2014 AP&M Global MRO Procurement Expo, taking place at the prestigious Grand Hall located within Olympia, London. … Continue reading Castle Metals Exhibiting at AP&M 2014