Secondary Operations

By harnessing the extensive toolbox of secondary operations, investment casting not only expands its application potential but also the production of high-quality components tailored to meet specific requirements and standards. 

Our wide selection of secondary operations includes a diverse range of techniques and treatments that enable us to improve mechanical properties, achieve precise dimensional tolerances, and refine surface finishes. 


Our Capabilities 


Forming Operations

  • Straightening (hot & cold)
  • Coining (hot & cold)
  • Drilling
  • Tapping
  • CNC Machining
  • 3 axis
  • 4 axis
  • 5 axis
  • Lathe turning
  • Horizontal machining
  • Automated lights out machining and gauging
  • Broaching
  • Reaming
5 Axis Machine Forming

Finishing Operations

  • Tumble deburr
  • Thermal deburr
  • Abrasive media blast
  • Vibratory polishing
  • E-coat, painting & powder coating

For more information on our surface finishes, visit our Surface Finishes & Plating page. 

Powder coating machine for Signicast's secondary operations

Other Operations

  • Automated visual inspection
  • Assembly
  • Automated dimensional inspection
  • APQP inspection
  • In-process CMM
  • Functional gauging


Signicast Advantage

Customers choose us because we serve as a comprehensive solution with our expansive size and capacity. Our ability to seamlessly handle sudden increases in demand further offers a unique advantage over other casting companies. As a one-stop-shop, we not only excel in investment casting but also provide secondary operations with ease. This includes scaling up production, accommodating diverse project requirements, and maintaining consistent quality throughout. 

Our expertise in secondary operations for investment casting shines brightest when handling the most challenging parts. Whether they’re facing recurring challenges during product development or issues in production that have proven difficult to solve elsewhere resulting in high scrap costs or missed deliveries, we possess the expertise to address these challenges effectively and ensure successful outcomes.

Contact us to discover how Signicast’s secondary operations can enhance your next project. 

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Last updated 05.28.2024