Betim

 

Betim

The Betim Iron Foundry develops, industrializes, and produces over 200 different castings for automotive and heavy vehicle manufacturers.

The Betim Iron Foundry develops, industrializes, and produces over 200 different castings for automotive and heavy vehicle manufacturers.

The Iron Foundry is located in Betim, Minas Gerais, 550 Km from São Paulo. Stretching out over a total area of 387,287m² with a covered area of 107,065m². It is the largest plant of the Teksid Group, with a workforce of nearly 3000 and an annual capacity to produce 270,000 tons of iron castings. Teksid do Brasil was the first foundry in Latin America to obtain ISO 14001 certification and TS 16949 , and one of the first in the industry to meet the OHSAS 18001 standard. In 2011, the company also became the first foundry in the world to obtain Carbon Footprint, PAS: 2050 certification, which ensures monitoring of greenhouse gas emissions in production processes. The survey conducted during the certification process revealed that the emissions produced by Teksid do Brasil are 25% lower than the global reference value.

In 2015, the energy management system of the iron foundry obtained ISO 50001 certification.

Most important customers: FCA, General Motors, Renault, Scania, Volvo, MWM-International, Cummins, FPT Industrial, CNH, Navistar, Deutz, Benteler, Dana, Eaton, Musashi, OMR, Brembo.

Production facilities 
Melting 1 cupola (25 ton / h)
2 arc furnaces (54 tons each)
1 medium-frequency induction furnace (27 ton / h)
11 holding furnaces (25 tons each)
Casting

Vertical molding line –
Disamatic (250 molds / h) [750X900X(200/400) mm]
Horizontal molding line –
BMD (240 molds / h) [900x700x(360+360)mm]
Horizontal molding line –
BMD (270 molds / h) [900x700x(260+260)mm]
Horizontal molding line –
BMD (80 molds / h) [1500x1000x(420+420) mm]

Core-making 58 core blowing machines (cold box)
Finishing 1 finishing line for vertically molded parts
1 finishing line for light/medium weight parts
1 finishing line for heavy weight parts
Machining 1 machining transfer line Comau
1 machining transfer line Grobb
3 CNC machining centers Grobb BZ-640
2 CNC machining centers Heller MCA-H-150
1 CNC machining center Heller MCH-280
1 CNC machining center Heller MCH-350

 

Checking facilities 
Laboratorio dimensionale 1 braccio di misura Romer (scansione laser e misurazione tattile)
1 apparecchiatura di fotometria (scansione superficiale 3D)
2 macchine di misura 3D (software 3D)
Laboratori metallurgico / chimico / metallografico / sabbie 1 spettrometro a fluorescenza a raggi X
2 analizzatori Leco per carbonio/zolfo e ossigeno/azoto
3 spettrometri ottici

 

Development facilities 
Simulation Software Magma C+M - Core Simulation
Magma - Iron Casting Simulation
Engineering Software Catia
Unigraphics NX
Top Solid Design
AutoCad
Top Solid Cam
Geomagic Design
Scanning Equipment 3D white light scanning - Breuckmann smartSCAN
Control Software Arcocad 3.3
Geomagic Verify
Maintenance Software Maximo

Machining Center

CNC Travis M2000
CNC Boko

 

Una grande varietà di prodotti 

A large variety of products

The Iron Plant develops, industrializes and manufactures over 200 different castings for the automotive and heavy vehicle industry. It is capable of producing Grey Cast Iron, Nodular Iron, High Performance Iron (HPI) and Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI).

Teksid do Brasil LTDA.

Iron plant

A. Kuskowski – General Director
antonio.kuskowski@teksid.com.br
H. de Moro – Plant Manager
hugo.demoro@teksid.com.br
32.681-080 Betim – Minas Gerais - Brazil
Tel. +55 31 3316-8111

 

 

 

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