Casting Without Tooling Supports Process Development

How can you source metal castings for new process development without first committing to costly tooling? For the past 20 years Digital Echo Ltd has been the UK’s lead specialist in 3D printing casting patterns and has the largest capacity in Europe for high definition pattern production – facilitating bespoke & prototype castings through to low volume production of complex forms all without the need for production tooling.


Through Digital Echo’s collaboration with UK Manufacturer Lestercast- a market leader of bespoke Investment Casting products in a wide range of metals and specialist alloys – we enable a high quality casting solution to a wide variety of engineering sectors.

The very latest additive manufacturing technology and Investment casting seamlessly combine to produce a manufacturing process that is fully transferrable into any and all advancing market places.


Lestercast manufacture components in the following sectors, but this is far from an exhaustive list:-

  • Environmental and wind power including Renewable energy
  • Hi-Tech engineering
  • Gas and oil
  • Safety and security
  • Motorsport, general automotive and F1 Racing
  • Defense
  • Food Manufacture
  • Marine
  • Rail
  • Architectural
  • Medical
  • Valves and Pumps

If you would like to know more about the services that Digital Echo & Lestercast have to offer please contact:

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