Our Extensive Awards List

A listing of Aristo-Cast’s achievements including casting awards, contest winners, castings of the year, best-in-class awards, and finalists.

Outstanding Achievement

Gyroid

Material: 356 Aluminum
Process: Printed investment castings shell.
Weight: 0.08 lbs. (35g)
Dimensions: 4 x 1.5 x 1.5 in. (10.16 x 3.81 x 3.81 cm)

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Aristo-Cast takes 2020 Best Prototype or Innovation Award

Fuel Nozzle

Material: Stainless steel
Process: Printed investment shell
Weight: 115 grams
Dimensions: 2.5×1.5 x 1.5in.
Application: Aircraft jet engine and land-based turbines

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Aristo-Cast Steering Wheel Award 2020

Aristo-Cast takes 2020 ICI Automotive award

Steering wheel

Size: 15.77 x 15.77 x 4.440 In.
Alloy: A357 Aluminum T6 Condition
Notes: Casting Conversion from die casting

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Aristo-Cast Steering Wheel Bracket 2020 Award

Aristo-Cast is 2020 ICI Finalist

Mirror Bracket

Size: 12.00 x 4.00 x 1.25 In.
Alloy: A357 Aluminum T6 Condition
Notes: Casting conversion from die casting

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Aristo-Cast Bench 2020 Award

Aristo-Cast takes 2020 Architectural Hardware award

Park Bench

Size: 59.00 x 41.50 x 30.00 In.
Alloy: A357 Aluminum T6 Condition
Notes: Casting conversion from fabrication/weldment

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Aristo-Cast Drove Award 2020

Aristo-Cast is 2020 ICI Finalist

Micro-Drone Hardware

Size: 1.90 x 1.90 x1.90 x1.10 In.
Alloy: Mg-A291E
Note: Fabrication Conversion

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Aristo-Cast Autodesk 2019 Award

Aristo-Cast Takes 2019 Autodesk Design & Manufacturing Excellence Award

Volkswagen Group of America Project

Aristo-Cast Takes 2019 Automotive Casting Award

Generative Design Wheels

Size: 18″ diameter, 7.05″ deep
Alloy: A357 Aluminum
Notes: Traditional manufacturing collaboration with additive manufacturing creates one-of-a-kind wheel.

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Aristo-Cast Takes 2019 Architectural Hardware Casting Award

Egg Vase-Light Accent

Size: 7 .00 x 14.50″ tall
Alloy: 300 Series Stainless Steel
Notes: Investment casting and additive manufacturing combine to create complex casting.

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2018 Casting Contest Winners

Steering Wheel Armature

Size: 13.350″ x 12.150″ x 5.00″
Alloy: 304 SS and AZ91E Magnesium
Notes: Redesign of steering wheel simulates the die casting, produced in 5 days.

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2017 Casting Contest Winners

Oil Pump

Size: 8 x 10 x 8 inches
Alloy: A356 Aluminum
Notes: Complex investment casting solves difficult customer specifications.

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2017 TCT Awards

Magnesium Seat Frame

TCT Awards, Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, UK 27 September 2017

Following some strong competition and an intensive review by the TCT Expert Advisory board declared Aristo-Cast’s ‘Magnesium Seat Frame’ has been shortlisted for the Aerospace Application category for the TCT Awards 2017.

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2017 AFS Casting Of The Year Winner

Aerospace Seatback Frame

  • Material: Magnesium
  • Process: Investment Casting
  • Weight: 1.7 lb
  • Dimensions: 17.4 x 17 x 0.8 inches
  • Application: Lightweight seatback frame supporting passenger seats in aircraft.

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2016 Casting Contest Winner

Hall of Honor Casting

  • Size: 2.75 x 8.25″
  • Alloy: Aluminum
  • Notes: This fine art casting was created using a 3D scan of a foundryman.

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2016 Casting Contest Finalist

Pilot Tube

  • Size: 7.100 x 1.375″
  • Alloy: Inconel 625
  • Notes: Fabrication conversion improves design and reduces cost.

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2016 Distinguished Innovator Operators Award (DINO)

Jack Ziemba, Aristo-Cast, Inc.

2015 Automotive Award

Cradle Casting

Size: 17” x 17” x 13” Alloy: Aluminum A356
Notes: Application of in-house rapid prototyping techniques affords opportunity to protect customer’s schedule on pre-production hardware when sand casting source failed to produce the parts.

2015 Fine Art Award

Spirit of Detroit

Size: 3.5” x 2.7” x 1.55” Alloy: Carbon Steel 4140
Notes: Using scanning and 3D wax printing technology, the statue was recreated from 26 feet to 2.5 inches and investment cast without losing any detail.

2015 Finalist

Specialized Robotic Arm

Size: 14.250” x 2.700” x 1.75” Alloy: Magnesium AZ91E Notes: Originally machined from solid aluminum, this magnesium investment casting saved valuable weight, cost and time

2015 Finalist

Terminal Connector

Size: 2.250” x 1.500” x 0.800” Alloy: Si Bronze Notes: This investment casting for the automotive industry has a wall thickness of just 0.5mm.

2014 Automotive Award

Presented by: Investment Casting Institute
Mirror Mount Bracket

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2014 Best-In-Class

Presented by: American Foundry Society Inc.
Electronics Mount

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2013 Honorable Mention

Presented by: Investment Casting Institute
1932 Rolls Royce Ghost Windshield Bracket Assembly

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2012 Casting Contest Award

Presented by: Investment Casting Institute
For: Outstanding Leadership In Demonstrating The Benefits Of The Investment Casting Process.

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2012 Awards of Excellence

Presented by: International Magnesium Association
Design-Cast Product Automotive Category
Ultra-lightweight/High efficiency LED light

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2012 Casting Contest Award

Presented by: American Foundry Society Inc.
Best in Class- Ultra-lightweight/High efficiency LED light

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2010 Casting Contest Award

Presented by: Investment Casting Institute
Industrial Winner

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2010 Best-In-Class

Presented by: American Foundry Society Inc.
Laparoscopic Surgery Instrument

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2009 Honorable Mention Award

Presented by: American Foundry Society Inc.
Aerospace Valve

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2008 Casting Contest Award – Magnesium

Presented by: Investment Casting Institute
For: Outstanding Leadership In Demonstrating The Benefits Of The Investment Casting Process.

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2007 Casting Contest Award

Presented by: Investment Casting Institute
For: Outstanding Leadership In Demonstrating The Benefits Of The Investment Casting Process.

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2006 Best-In-Class

Presented by: American Foundry Society Inc.
Deep Sea Diving Helmet

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2006 Casting Contest Award

Presented by: Investment Casting Institute
For Outstanding Leadership In Demonstrating The Benefits Of The Investment Casting Process.

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2005 Best-In-Class Award – Magnesium

Presented by: American Foundry Society Inc.
Windshield Wiper
Motor Components

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2004 Casting Contest Award

Presented by: Investment Casting Institute
For Outstanding Leadership In Demonstrating The Benefits Of The Investment Casting Process.

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2004 Honorable Mention Award

Presented by: American Foundry Society Inc.
Swing Arm for Military Vehicle

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2003 Best-In-Class Award – Magnesium

Presented by: American Foundry Society Inc.
Tow Mount Mirror

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