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Teksid Orders SinterCast installation for Compacted Graphite Iron Casting Facility

November 19, 2015

The Teksid Group, Turin, Italy, has ordered a third process control system from SinterCast Inc., Naperville, Ill., for its casting facility in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

The Teksid Group, Turin, Italy, has ordered a third process control system from SinterCast Inc., Naperville, Ill. The SinterCast System 3000 Plus system will be installed at the Teksid do Brasil metalcasting facility in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The installation is expected to begin operations in the first quarter of 2016 and will initially support product development of passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle and in-dustrial power castings.

The installation of the SinterCast technology at our Belo Horizonte foundry reinforces the global stand-ing of Teksid as a leading provider of technology, components and solutions to the passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle and industrial power industries" said Riccardo Tarantini, president and CEO, Teksid S.p.A.  "With SinterCast-CGI capability in our foundries in Brasil, Mexico and Portugal, Teksid is uniquely positioned with the ability to offer regional support for the CGI series production needs of our world-wide customer base."

To support future plans for high volume production of compacted graphite iron castings, Teksid do Brasil chose the System 3000 Plus technology because it provides automatic base treatment by cored wire, thermal analysis and automatic feedforward optimization.

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