Category Archives: Blog

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May Bank Holiday 3rd May 2021

We will be closed for the May Bank Holiday on Monday 3rd May 2021 and we will open again for business on Tuesday 4th May 2021.



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Installation of New Server 5th March 2021

Due to the Installation of a new server and the changing of email systems on Friday 5th March 2021, we may experience some minor disruptions (We anticipate that this may continue during the early part of next week).

We will be contactable on +44(0)1543 418701 should you need to reach us.


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Now that the UK has left the EU, the way we export to Europe has now changed. We would like to reassure all our customers that we are prepared for this transition:

• GCT will be using an intermediary with regards to Customs declarations

• GCT will ensure that the EORI number is on our delivery notes and Invoices

• GCT will ensure that all wood packaging between the UK and EU will meet
international standards and will have undergone heat treatment and marking

• GCT will ensure all tariff codes relevant to the product are on the despatch paperwork and invoices


What we will require in the first instance from our European Customers

• We will need to ensure that we know our customers VAT number and EORI number before we can ship the goods. This will be required for all Customs declarations

• If you arrange your own collection of goods purchased from us, we will need to receive copies of all customs declarations. We will need these copies for our customs records to ensure we can invoice you without charging you UK VAT

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We would like to wish everyone a Very Happy New Year.


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We will be closing for the Christmas Holidays at 5.00pm on Wednesday 23rd December 2020. We will return on Monday 4th January 2021 at 9.00am.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Excellence in Centrifugal Casting Machines

Whenever and wherever there is a need for centrifugal casting we can provide the most appropriate machine for the effective implementation for our customers’ requirements.

We specialise in a steadily expending range of centrifugal casting machines and equipment. We are ready to accelerate our ranges in response to the changing needs of the foundry industry.

We recognise that our success is owed to the exceptional team spirit of our staff. As an organisation majoring in design innovation, we have on hand a dedicated team who always provide the best possible customer care and technical assistance.

Gibson Centri tech Limited continually strive to achieve the highest level of excellence.


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Leadership Through Innovation in Centrifugal Casting Machines

We manufacture Centrifugal Casting Machines and Equipment Associated with Centrifugal Casting Machines.

We offer Technical Assistance and advice to customers who are new to the Centrifugal Casting Process. This service includes process and Application, Preparation of new plant and workshop layouts, project installation technical training and “know how transfer”.


90% of our machines are exported worldwide, our customers vary from some of the largest companies in the world to small operations, this leads to a variation in their expectations and requirements. This is initially discussed with the customer at the enquiry stage and during contract negotiations, once the order is received this is documented in the scope of work and reiterated in the initial design meetings and subsequent production meetings.

Machines are rigorously tested to make certain that they comply to the health and safety requirements and customers’ expectations.

Prior to despatch all documentation manuals test certificates are collated and required documentation sent to customer or filed accordingly.

Health and safety is taken very seriously. We ensure that regular checks are maintained and that all staff are aware of their responsibilities in respect to health and safety.


We offer extensive support to all our customers with regards to the best possible transportation solution. We work closely with our approved transportation supplier, ensuring that our Customers order is delivered to them on time and with minimal disruption and that all export documentation is correct and relevant.

Continued success is own to our ability to provide all of our customers with the best possible customer service to meet and exceed all of their required expectations. We know that communication with all our customers is paramount.

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The Carousel Range of Centrifugal Casting Machines

One of our high-profile horizontal machine ranges is the Carousel (Multi- Head) machine. The carousel machine range is designed and manufactured to meet the production requirements of medium and large OEM producers of cylinder liners. These machines can produce single liners or multiple lengths depending on size and type.

Centrifugal Casting Machines


Profiled wet and diesel liners are usually produced in single pieces. Smaller automotive low profile wet or “cast in” block, these liners can be cast in lengths of four depending on the size. The carousel machine offers a highly versatile alternative to conventional tube type machines.

The machines are fully automated and can employ either wet or dry coating methods. One of the key elements of the carousel machine is the consistent production, the critical points are monitored and controlled throughout the production process. These include pouring temperature and die temperature. The latest control and instrumentation technology are incorporated into the equipment.

Production rates are dependent on wall thickness of the casting. Typically, a six head unit can consistently cycle at 45 seconds producing four cylinder liners per casting, giving an hourly production rate of 320 liners.

Several versions of this machine are available to suit the production, budgetary requirements and size or type of castings being produced. Six, eight, ten or twelve head models are available with various options, subject to the customers requirements. Variants of these machines can produce thin wall liners at a rate of one every 35 seconds.

The reliability of these machines has been proven in the field. In the last five years we have had repeatable orders from customers in India and the USA who have purchased various versions of this machine range for their facilities.

This simple to operate but robust design provides greater reliability without undue sophistication.

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Alpha Gyra 1 Horizontal Centrifugal Casting Machine

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The loading of our Alpha Gyra 1 Horizontal Centrifugal casting machine. This machine is now on its way to our customer in the USA. The Alpha Gyra 1 is a popular range of Horizontal Centrifugal Casting Machines. This machine will suit all the needs of the manufacture of smaller sized centrifugal castings i.e. cylinder liners, valve seals, bushes and worm gear blanks etc….
For more information on this horizontal machine range or to request a quotation, then contact our sales team:

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Company Brochure

This photograph was taken back in 2016, when we completely changed the format of our company brochure. We have been continually updating our brochures since then.

To request our current brochure, which contains information on all of our centrifugal casting machines and associated equipment, click on our brochure tab and complete your company details and return back to us. We’ll then email a copy of our brochure over to you.