Casting capabilities

We at Karhula Foundry have made it our mission to bring you the cutting edge in casting technology. We have the capabilities to offer a wide range of casting types, material grades and casting methods. We are dedicated to bring you the absolute best capabilities in the foundry industry including clean technology solutions in our technologies and production processes. 

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Capacity

We have the ability to produce 5000 tons steel or 15000 tons special iron annually. Our weight range is from 1 kg to 30 tons per piece.


Technology

Karhula Foundry has two molding lines and hand molding for large castings. Our melting capacity consists of 8 ton arc furnace and 8 ton, 1,5 ton and 0,5 ton induction furnaces. We have an 8 ton AOD (Argon Oxygen Decarburization) converter for metal treatment. Our facilities for heat treatment consist of 10 furnaces and 2 quenching tanks. In our pattern shop we have ability to produce / repair large pattern equipment)

 


Material grades

High alloy / duplex, martensite, ferritic and austenitic stainless steel
Super-austenitic steel
Heat, wear and corrosion resistant steel
Carbon steel
Ductile iron and ADI (Austempered Ductile Iron
Special alloyed iron castings
Meehanite - quality iron castings
Hastelloy


Clean Material ingots

CleanCharge (Patented)
UHC (Ultra High Carbon) Steel


Quality inspection

At Karhula Foundry we have the following testing methods:

Visual testing

Non destructive testing
- Crack detection by die penetrant and magnetic particle inspection
- Ultrasonic examination
- X-Ray examination

Mechanical / physical testing
- Tensile testing
- Hardness testing
- Impact testing

Dimensional testing
- 3-dimensional measuring


Certificates

Karhula Foundry has the following certificates.
ISO 9001:2008 Quality System Management
ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management
OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
Russian Maritime Register's Recognation Certificate for Manufacturer