Russell Ductile Technical Capabilities

Our multi-cell foundry offers a diverse range of castings weights, ranging from 10kg – 7,000kg in cast iron and 10kg -1,000kg in steel.

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Cast Material Capability and Expertise

Iron Types:

SG (including low temperature and solid solution)


Compacted Graphite

Si-Mo Heat Resistant

Abrasion Resistant




Hematite and Bespoke Customer Alloys

Steel Types:

Feasibility reviewed at the time of enquiry. Typically used; stainless, low alloy and carbon steels.

On-site Finishing Capabilities

At Russell Ductile, we pride ourselves on the surface finish of our castings, which are supplied in a shot blasted condition post fettling. In addition to this, we also have available an in house primer painting facility.

Subcontract Capabilities

Pattern making (new tooling, major overhaul and modifications) | Heat Treatment including austempering | Surface finishing including painting and specialist coatings | Machining | Assembly | Testing – Material and NDT | Prototype tooling.

What We Offer

At Russell Ductile, we use industry standard mould fill and solidification process simulations via Magmasoft®, which we combine with CAD Modelling Solidworks®, in order to optimise product integrity and the entire casting process before committing the production time. This enables us to offer accurate lead times, especially for new product development.

What We Offer

Our Equipment

Spectrometer | Quiklab and Pyrometers | Brinell Hardness Tester | Metallography | Sand Testing. Our 3D Scanning and mark-out facility ensures that all castings are correct to your drawings or enables us to assist with rapid production of legacy parts where both pattern equipment and drawings are unavailable. Full Casting Certification & Mechanical Testing via UKAS approved test houses.

Quality Casting