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How to form a comprehensive foundry maintenance strategy

Maintaining top operational efficiency in a foundry is no small feat. Complex processes and heavy machinery that operate within a foundry must work together cohesively in order to produce high-quality castings. This enormous challenge likely found you searching for ‘how to form a foundry maintenance strategy’ – that’s where we come in!   Here at Omega Sinto, a leading manufacturer and installer of foundry...


What is the thermal reclamation process?

Sustainability and efficiency are becoming paramount concerns within the industrial manufacturing sector. Nowhere is this more evident than in foundry operations, where the responsible management of resources and the reduction of waste are central to success.   One significant advancement in this regard is the thermal reclamation process, a method that breathes new life into used foundry sand, offering both economic and...


Introduction To Hirado Solutions

Hirado are a market leader of unique construction machines and foundry equipment. Omega Sinto can now offer Casting splitter Wedge Breakers, Runner bar Snap Breakers, Aluminium Metal Cutters and all associated components. This adds to Omega Sinto’s portfolio of equipment to be able to provide a wide range of products to the UK foundry industry.   Omega Sinto are pleased to now be able to offer Hirado products as a distributor...


The Future of Foundry Machinery

Omega Sinto Foundry Equipment, a leading manufacturer in the chemically-bonded sand sector, is at the forefront of the foundry industry's transformation. We aim to continuously push the boundaries of foundry technology with innovative solutions focused on automation and digitalisation. This article explores how Omega Sinto is contributing to the future of foundry machinery, empowering many plants to achieve greater efficiency, improve...


Does Sand Reclamation Reduce Foundry Operation Costs?

As a foundry equipment manufacturer with a global reach, Omega Sinto is well-versed in the competitive landscape of foundry operations. Where cost efficiency is paramount for sustained profitability and growth, our sand reclamation equipment offers a sand recycling method that is both sustainable to the environment and your budget.   In this article, we explore the transformative potential of sand reclamation systems,...


What is sand casting?

Sand casting is an age-old process within the metal manufacturing industry and involves pouring molten metal into a sand mold cavity, where it solidifies to form intricate components. Often hailed as the most widely used method in metal casting, sand casting offers unparalleled versatility, making it a preferred choice for various industrial applications.   The Process of Sand Casting   Sand casting begins with heating...


Omega Sinto Celebrates 15 Years of Partnership with Sane Equipments, in India

Being active in the Indian market since 1989, we always realised the need to have a local source of manufacturing”, Mark Fenyes states, Chairman of Omega Sinto. “Despite spending a lot of time looking for suitable partners over the years, we couldn’t find an organisation that embraced our values and vision for the future.” In 2009 Omega acquired Richards Engineering, and during discussions found out that they had an...


Upgrading your Foundry Equipment

Omega Sinto prides itself on its innovation in foundry technology, and the quality of our foundry equipment.  This article will provide a guide to our extensive range of cutting-edge facilities and products. More than just an equipment provider, our products are accompanied by our extensive expertise in manufacturing of no-bake equipment and full turn-key service—so you can rest assured that the design, manufacture and installation...


Investing in people reaps future rewards

As production manager at Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd, Alan Stones is an important cog in a well-oiled machine. He allocates labour resources and tracks production schedules to ensure that Omega Sinto’s manufacturing processes run reliably and efficiently. It’s a vital part of any engineering facility and a position that Stones earned thanks to his abilities and the company’s commitment to formal training and developing...


How can Omega Sinto Support Your Foundry in 2024?

Securing reliable support for your foundry equipment and operations is paramount to ensuring consistent production in the New Year. As a globally recognised foundry equipment manufacturer, Omega Sinto stands out for its unwavering commitment to comprehensive foundry support. Let's dive into how Omega Sinto can be your trusted partner in sustaining optimal production throughout 2024.   Foundry Support At Omega Sinto, the...


The benefits of ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 compliance

  Omega Sinto, a global foundry equipment manufacturer, proudly holds ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 accreditations - showcasing our commitment to quality and safety. This article explores the distinctions between ISO 45001 and ISO 9001 and outlines the specific benefits these certifications bring to Omega Sinto.   What is the difference between ISO 45001 and ISO 9001? Understanding the differences between ISO 45001...


Consistent Foundry Production Over Christmas

Preventative maintenance for foundries is vital to reduce machine downtime and maintain a consistent level of production – especially over the Christmas period, where repair and assistance is extremely limited. Finding a reliable maintenance and technical assistance provider with the capability to service your plant at regular intervals throughout the working year is the key to prevent machine breakdown. Omega Sinto are well-equipped...


Foundry After Sales Service

Omega Sinto are a foundry equipment manufacturer with a difference – we support your foundry plant from the moment you receive your quotation. Since 1984, we have sought to combine our global reach with a local presence in order to provide a comprehensive foundry service that extends beyond installation. In our previous article - ‘Quotation to Installation: The process of providing a long-lasting solution for your foundry’...


Foundry Solutions

Formed in 1984, Omega Sinto have continuously sought to form a reputation as a reliable manufacturer of chemically-bonded sand equipment across the globe. We offer a variety of equipment that can be adapted and installed based on the specific requirements of your foundry – making our services a completely specialised process. At Omega Sinto, we are incredibly proud of our comprehensive range of equipment – but it isn’t all...


Why Foundry Sand Recycling Helps Sustainability

At Omega Sinto, we pride ourselves on delivering sand reclamation plant equipment that aims to recover 95% of your used sand for reuse – working as a cost-effective and sustainable solution for sand foundry operations.  In our previous article - ‘Sand reclamation: the essentials and its benefits’ – we discussed processes of recycling foundry sand and the essential equipment needed to repurpose waste foundry sand...


Attending Slovenia Foundry Congress 2023

The Society of Foundries of Slovenia brings together foundries and other experts who are interested in foundry. It also enrolls interested companies and individuals from abroad. The primary objective is professional education by organising consultations, seminars, lectures, study trips, as well as publishing the central professional newsletter Livarski vestnik and the transmission of professional literature. It also publishes the Anthology of...


Important announcement for the French Market

FOR THE ATTENTION OF CUSTOMERS OF ‘EPC’ (ENTERPISE PIERRE CACHOT) FOR OMEGA SINTO FOUNDRY MACHINERY LTD EQUIPMENT   PLEASE NOTE THAT WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT THE ABOVE PARTY WILL NOT BE REPRESENTING OMEGA SINTO IN THE FRENCH MARKET PLACE. THIS IS AN UNFORTUNATE SITUATION BUT ONE THAT HAS BEEN NECESSARY TO TAKE.   OMEGA SINTO VALUES THE RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR CUSTOMERS VERY HIGHLY, AND TO ENSURE THAT THE...


Omega Sinto Chairman Receives Prestigious Award

The prestigious award is to recognise one’s contribution to the industry.  Pictured here is Martin Dudley, Senior Vice President handing Mark Fenyes his medal. To know more about the incredible support the ICME offer the foundry industry, please visit their website https://www.icme.org.uk/about


Another successful GIFA exhibition completed!

The exhibition was attended by 63,300 visitors from 114 countries, with 69% travelling from abroad, 58% of them being decision-makers. The Omega Teams were impressed with the interest shown by visitors in the machines on display, as well as the 3D model display which featured a complete line. We would like to extend a huge thank you to our colleagues, staff, customers and new visitors alike for their support. Keep in touch via our...


Automation of the No-bake Moulding Process

ICME is the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers, the Institute for all individuals involved in the cast metals, foundry and patternmaking industry and associated supply chain. Their members include foundry workers, design engineers, metallurgists, moulders, patternmakers, CAD technicians, methods engineers, researchers, students and suppliers to the industry. The aim of the institute is to bring together people from all sectors and levels, to...


Foundry Equipment Finance Options

Contact our Teams to discuss finance options. We have successfully completed projects on finance and we strive to support our customers. This is subject to application.   Omega Sinto offers a comprehensive range of foundry equipment from sand mixing, sand reclamation, mould handling solutions, Foundry Vacuum, bespoke foundry solutions and turn-key projects across the world.  Building foundry machines to last for almost 40...


Omega Sinto joins FESA

Foundry Equipment and Supplies Association, FESA was founded in 1925 at the height of the foundry industries development in Great Britain. Its principal goal was to bring together suppliers of products and equipment who could support the foundry industry in the UK to be the most advanced in the world. FESA members developed technology in materials and equipment to ensure that the UK foundry sector was the best in the world. More info...


Installing Solar Panels at our HQ

Having demonstrated a clear  commitment to energy saving technology and environmental responsibilities in the design of its chemically bonded sand equipment, Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd has now installed solar PV panels to the roof of its Peterborough (UK) headquarters as part of the company's ongoing bid to improve internal housekeeping.   The 144-panel system is expected to generate 55,833kWh/per year, resulting in...


Omega Sinto proudly supports employees

We celebrated academic success in October when Lisa, Business Administrator at Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd  achieved her Level 3 Business & Law Certificate at Collage with a Distinction. Lisa was also nominated for Business & Law Apprentice of the Year at the Peterborough Telegraph Apprenticeship Awards. All the Omega Sinto Team is very proud of Lisa’s achievements and we would like to congratulate her on her...


Working with Foundry Industry Leaders

We all love a success story and this one ticks all the boxes! Finecast is the UK’s industry leader in high-precision sand casting manufacturing and they came to Omega Sinto to explore new advancements in sand casting technology and we delivered! If you would like to know more about this project please follow this link which will give you the full details and if you would like to know more about the foundry solutions we have to...


Omega Sinto New Partnership in Australia

We have teamed up with Leussink in Australia and they will be representing Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd in Australia & New Zealand. Have a look at their website and get in touch with them if you need any information on our products, or services.   www.leussink.com.au


Omega Sinto supports charity event in Peterborough

Dragon boat racing is the fastest growing water activity in Britain today. Up to 10 people paddle each 30’ boat with a drummer at the front beating time and our helm at the tail steering a straight course. No previous experience is required, just plenty of team spirit!  The 22nd Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival in aid of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice and place on Saturday 11th June 2022 at...


Queen's Jubilee at Omega Sinto

All employees enjoyed a delightful afternoon tea party in the sunshine at our Headquarters in Peterborough celebrating The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.  In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen becomes the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. 


Omega Foundry Vac

PORTABLE, COMPACT & POWERFUL    The Omega Foundry Vac is the latest product to join the Omega equipment portofolio. This is the perfect foundry accessory with a suction conveying unit suitable­ for­ most­ sands, shot,­ powders,­ granular­ products and metal slag. The Vac handles up to 10 tonnes per ­hour ­of ­dry ­sand, based on 10 metre ­hose ­with ­bulk densities ­of...


Types of Foundries

At Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd, we use our wealth of experience to answer some of the often-asked questions on the foundry industry, foundry equipment and the processes involved. Read on to discover more about the various types of foundry, and how they differ. What are the foundry types? Sand casting utilises sand moulds to create metal castings, which form integral parts of vital machinery that is relied upon by over 80% of...


Essentials and Benefits of Sand Reclamation

At Omega Sinto, we have almost 40 years of experience in the foundry equipment manufacturing industry, specialising in chemically bonded mould production equipment. We have a large variety of products, including sand mixers, mould handling equipment, core making machines, shakeouts, sand reclamation plants, and coating plants. Sand reclamation is thus an integral part of our manufacturing process; but what is it, and why is it so important? Our...


What is the Definition of Foundry?

Find answers to some of our popular questions on foundry equipment and processes here, and get in touch today. What are the types of foundry? Generally, sand foundries are categorised as one of two types: ferrous (dealing with iron or iron-based metals like steel), and non-ferrous (other types of metals like aluminium).  This is the primary category as it has the most impact on the equipment and methods used in the casting...


Omega Sinto's Successful Foundry Projects

We are proud to work with successful companies such as our customer Aquasub Engineering, located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. They have a long term investment strategy for their foundry operations. Having invested in recent years in no-bake moulding as well as mechanical and thermal reclamation with Omega Sinto, the latest addition is a hot coating plant for resin coated sand with a two tonne per hour capacity. Despite the pandemic, our...


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