Project Description

The collective centre of the Belgian technological industry Sirris, helps Belgian member companies in the implementation of technological innovations.
Sirris has acquired an outstanding reputation for its leading knowledge of casting techniques. With over 50 years of experience the Sirris Ghent team answers inquiries about casting processes and their applications, techniques, materials, and standards. Not only foundries but also the actual users of cast pieces, including machine builders, designers, manufacturers, and suppliers, rely on Sirris to assist in

  • casting process optimization
  • computer-aided design of casting systems
  • characterisation and testing of products
  • casting experiments as well as product development of cast work pieces, alloy choices
  • environmental issues
  • tailor-made training courses

Furthermore, Sirris’ extensive lab for metallographic, chemical and mechanical characterisation and testing of cast products is BELAC-certified and excels in quick response, although treating over 1000 requests annually.

Being part of the Materials Engineering section, the Sirris Ghent team shares its expertise in the field of thermal treatments, plastics, coatings and composites with its member (SME) companies. Sirris also assures extensive networking within Europe, enabling a full service for material related questions and advice.