Quality Control

CIC carry out routine quality control of incoming raw materials, in-process checking and finished products on site; some specialised finished product testing is carried out externally. more...


Capital Injection Ceramics

  • CIC, specialises in ceramic cores for IGT, aerospace, medical and hardware applications.
  • CIC was established in 2005.
  • CIC is a subsidiary company of Capital Refractories Limited.
  • Capital Refractories Limited is one of the largest independent refractory and industrial ceramics companies in the UK.
  • CRL has been manufacturing high quality refractory ceramic and refractory products to metal melters for over 50 years.
  • Capital provides a wide range of bespoke ceramic and refractory products.
  • CIC has membership of industry specialist organisations including: Ceram Research, Casting Technology International (CTI) and the American Foundry Society.


  • CIC's world class facilities in Corby extend to over 2,000 sqm.
  • Facilities include die storage, QC laboratory, mixing, injection, firing, inspection, finishing, CMM, coating, strengthening, wax preparation, packing and shipping.
  • Recent investment of £750k including a new kiln, mixer, presses, CMM and CNC doubling existing capacity.
  • Addition of new factory space – doubling kiln and injection area.
  • CIC currently employs 50 staff with additional QA, QC, technical, site engineering.
  • Commercial and administrative support is provided from Capital's international headquarters near Sheffield.


  • CIC is committed to offering customers the very highest quality ceramic core products.
  • CIC enjoys a reputation for responsiveness – typical lead times are 4 weeks. 
  • CIC offers onsite support wherever and whenever necessary.
  • CIC prides itself on building up relationships with customers, working alongside them to achieve their specific and often complex requirements.


  • CIC has been approved for manufacture by many of the leading organisations in the industry including end users GE, Alstom, Siemens and Ansaldo.
  • Since start-up CIC has successfully developed over 200 cores including over 60 in the last 12 months.
  • Around 80% of CIC's production is components for Industrial Gas Turbine castings; CIC also produces cores for aerospace castings, medical and hardware.
  • CIC has proven its capability by producing some of the largest and most complex blades and vanes.
  • Amongst other products, we manufacture 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th stage blades and vanes for IGT.
  • Aerospace programs include Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Rolls Royce Viper, Rolls Royce Trent, Pratt & Whitney PW305.
  • Our direct customers include PCC Group, Doncasters Group, Esco Group, EMA, Wood Group, Precicast, Microsteel and Turbine Castings.
  • Awarded New Supplier of the Year by Doncasters Deritend.