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  CAPABILITIES - PLANT 1 EQUIPMENT LISTING  
 

Southwest Steel Casting Company major equipment listing for the Plant 1 foundry facility.

 
 
 
 

General:

Airset/Nobake foundry with a capacity of 400 tons/ month Castings size ranges from 10 to 500 lbs.
   

Melting:

Electric Arc Melting :
 

- (1) 3 ton Electric Arc Furnace

 

Heat sizes range from 3,000 to 6,000 lbs.

 

- (1) 6,000 lb. Inductotherm Induction Furnace

 

Heat sizes range from 1,500 to 6,000 lbs.

 

- (1) 2,000 lb. Inductotherm  Induction Furnace

 

Heat sizes range from 900 to 2,000 lbs.

   

Core Making:

Airset:
 

- (2) Nobake Core Loop

 

- Pacemaster 300SA, 300 lb./min. Continuous Mixer

 

Sand Heater

 

- Tinker Omega TOM-250 250 lb./min. Cont. Mixer

 

Sand Heater

 

Compaction Table

 

 

  Shell:
 

- Dependable Shell Core Machine

   

Molding:

Nobake, Flaskless Large Molding Loop:
 

- 20 Molds/Hour

 

- Mold Sizes from :

 

24" square x  6"over 6" to

 

48" square x 18" over 18"

 

- Pacemaster 250SA, 500 lb./min. Continuous Mixer

 

- 120kw Sand Heater

 

- Variable Rate Compaction Table

 

- International Rollover, 3,500 lb. capacity

   

Sand Reclamation:

Attrition (12 tph) & Thermal (.5 tph) Systems:
 

- Didion Rotary Lumpreducer

 

- Magnetic Separation

 

- Sand Screening

 

- Sand Cooler/Classifier

 

- DFECO .5 tph Thermal Reclaimer

 

- Bulk Sand Storage & Distribution System

   

Cleaning Room:

 Shared with Plant 2

 Plant 2...

 

Quality Control...

 
 
   
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