China

Castmetal Xuzhou, Xuzhou - Jiangsu
Contact:

Castmetal Xuzhou
N°28 Tongshan Xinqu Huangshan Road
Xuzhou Jiangsu 221116 Chine
Tel: +86 516 80266000
Fax: +86 516 80266010                

E-mail : contact.castmetalxuzhou@safe-metal.com

Quality certifications :

ISO 9001

Safe Metal started production in Asia in 2009 with the acquisition of a foundry in Xuzhou in Jiangsu Province.

Castmetal Xuzhou specializes in the production of low-alloy carbon steels.

 

Production methods

Melting: Induction furnaces
Casting: Semi-automated molding plant
Heat treatment: Normalizing, homogenizing

Water quenching and tempering (maximum temperature: 1050 °C)

Spain

Castmetal Léon, La Robla
Contact:
Castmetal Léon
Carretera Lorenzana s/n,
Poligono Industrial La Robla 
24640 La Robla, Spain
 
Castmetal Leon is a recent addition to the Safe Metal branch.
It specializes in the manufacture of large foundry parts in cast iron weighing 5 to 50 tons and in carbon steel weighing 5 to 30 tons.
 
Main markets 
Cast iron wind turbine parts 
Steel parts for construction and mining equipment
 
Production methods
Products: 5 to 50 tons 
Melting : Two 30-ton induction furnaces
Molding: Chemical molding of large parts
Molds: 6 m * 5.5 m * 5 m
Two 60 t/h molding lines
Two 30 m * 2 m molding pits 
Casting: One 80 m * 2 m casting pit
 
Equipment
Cored wire ladle injection
Equipment for handling up to 250 tons 
Shot-blasting: 9.6 m * 18 m * 11 m – maximum weight of 50 tons
Finishing telemanipulators 
 
Control methods
Spectrometry 
Physical and chemical analysis laboratory 
Metallographic laboratory
Magnetic-particle inspection
Ultrasound
Dimensional inspection

 

Castmetal Vitoria, Vitoria (Alava)
Contact:

Castmetal Vitoria S.L.

Calle Jundiz n°25  

01015 Vitoria - Gasteiz, Spain

 
Tel.: + 34 945 290 000
Fax: + 34 945 290 211

e-mail : contact.castmetalvitoria@safe-metal.com

Quality certifications :

ISO 9001

Castmetal Vitoria was acquired in August 2013 by the Safe Metal branch.
It specializes in the production of carbon steel products and low-alloy steels.

 

Main products

Axle housings for public works trucks Crossmembers for public works loaders Crossmembers for railway bogies
 

Production methods

Melting: One 5.5-ton induction furnace
One 5.5-ton acid arc furnace
Casting: One automated casting bay for products weighing between 200 kg and 1 ton 2 500 x 1 300 x (2 x 450)

Coremaking: Four 16- to 200-liter core shooters 1 hand coremaking machine

Heat treatment: One normalizing furnace

All heat treatment through a network of local subcontractors (on the same industrial site)

Machining: Over 50 machining tools (CNC, lathe, etc.) Tightness testing Assembly of accessories

 

Control methods

Spectrometry
Physical and chemical analysis laboratory
Magnetic-particle inspection
Ultrasound
Dimensional inspection

France

Castmetal Colombier, Colombier-Fontaine
Contact:

Castmetal Colombier

2 rue du Doubs
BP 39
F - 25260 Colombier-Fontaine
Tel.: +33 (0)3 81 91 51 10            
Fax: +33 (0)3 81 97 60 27

E-mail : contact.castmetalcolombier@safe-metal.com

Quality certifications :

ISO 9001

QS 9000

ISO  14000

The Colombier-Fontaine plant is one of the two longest established facilities.
It specializes in the production of carbon steels and low-alloy steels.

 

Production methods

Melting: Induction furnaces
Casting: Automated casting bay
for a range of products weighing between 1 and 45 kg
Heat treatment: Normalizing, homogenizing
Water quenching and tempering

Castmetal Feurs, Feurs
Contact:

Castmetal Feurs

Boulevard de la Boissonnette

F-42110 Feurs

Tel.: +33 4 77 27 41 11

Fax: +33 4 77 26 30 49                 

E-mail : contact.castmetalfeurs@safe-metal.com

 

Quality certifications :

ISO 9001
TÜV, Lloyd’s
CAT - DB - SNCF - NKK
50CQA - IAEA - AQF2 - RAQ2

Castmetal Feurs is a major Safe Metal plant. It specializes in the production of carbon steels and low-alloy steels.
 

Main products

Parts for equipment (public works and mining machinery) Railway equipment (bogie parts, brake disks)
 

Production methods

Melting: Two 6-ton arc furnaces
Casting: Five casting bays for
products weighing between 1 kg and 10 tons
Heat treatment: Eight 4- to 18-ton furnaces
2 quench tanks

Control methods

Fluorescence
Spectrometry
Physical and chemical analysis laboratory
Magnetic-particle inspection
Ultrasound
Dye penetrant inspection
Dimensional inspection

Castmetal FWF, Sainte Suzanne
Contact:

Castmetal FWF

Route de Besançon

F-25630 Sainte-Suzanne

Tel.: +33 3 81 91 13 98

Fax: +33 3 81 94 90 11                 

E -mail : contact.castmetalfwf@safe-metal.com

Quality certifications :

ISO 9001

SIAR

The Sainte Suzanne plant is one Safe Metal’s two longest established plants.
Castmetal FWF specializes in the production of carbon steels and low-alloy steels in an automated industrial environment.

 

Main products

Equipment for road trucks
Railway equipment
 

Production methods

Melting: One basic 5-ton arc furnace
Casting: Mechanized casting bay
 

Control methods

Spectrometry
Three-dimensional inspection
Radiography
Magnetic-particle inspection
Mechanical testing

Mexico

Castmetal FWF de Mexico, Cuauhtémoc
Contact:

Castmetal FWF de México

Avenida Rio Tutuaca s/n Parque Industrial
Cuauhtémoc  / Cd Cuauhtémoc Chihuahua CP 31570
Mexique
Tel.: +52 625 581 9900
Fax: +52 625 581 9901     

E-mail : contact.castmetalfwfmexico@safe-metal.com

          

Quality certifications :

ISO 9001

AAR M-1003

Safe Metal set up on Mexican soil in Cuauhtémoc in 1999, in the state of Chihuahua, to serve its North American customers.
Castmetal FWF de Mexico Cuauhtémoc specializes in the production of low-alloy steels, also called low- and medium-carbon steels.

 

Main products

Fifth wheels for road semi-trailers
Parts for the railway industry
Parts for public works equipment.
 

Production methods

Melting: One electric arc furnace
Casting: Green sand.
 

Control methods

Optical spectrometry
Three-dimensional inspection
Magnetic-particle inspection
Ultrasound
Mechanical properties, hardness and Charpy testing
Sand and metallurgical laboratory.