Shellcast is a fully integrated, Canadian owned company, founded by its President, Bodo B. Morgenstern, in 1971. Located in Montreal, Canada, it is one of the major manufacturers of aluminum precision investment castings by the lost wax process.
Shellcast produces high-quality aluminum alloy castings using the shell process on automated production lines employing robotics. Casting sizes range from less than 1 in² (645 mm²) plan area, to a volume size fitting into a 3.5 ft. cube, with a single axis up to a length of 40 inches.
The Company is certified to ISO 9001:2008, AS9100C., Nadcap and works in compliance with other standards such as ASTM, AMS, MIL. Production processes are evaluated under Statistical Process Control (SPC) using Six-Sigma Data. The Company facilities comprise approximately 66,000 ft². All casting relevant processes are performed in-house. This includes a non-destructive test lab (NDT) for X-Ray and Penetrant inspection, a destructive test lab, a chemical test lab with arc emission spectrometer, heat treatment facility, CAD systems and CMM equipment.
Shellcast has pioneered and developed a system to produce RAPID PROTOTYPE castings without hard tooling by utilizing resin models produced from a variety of processes. This prototyping capability allows for castings to be delivered in as little as four weeks.