In 1985, Equipe broadened its industrial capacity and implemented the Foundry Division, in order to fulfill the demand of Cast Iron and Bronze products. It currently uses high-capacity induction ovens and it is ready to supply alloy materials in Austenitic and Martensitic Stainless Steels, Duplex and Super Duplex, WCB-type Carbon Steel and special alloys, with or without specific heat treatments.
  • Manufacturing capacity: 600 t/year for cast components;
  • Induction ovens with 300-kW electrical panels;
  • Melting pots: 300, 600 and 850 kg;
  • Cold-cured continuous sand mixer 6 t/h;
  • Cold-cured continuous sand mixer 12 t/h;
  • Chemical and metallurgical testing laboratory, according to ANSI or DIN standards;
  • Part tracking system, with cast sequential number (barcode);
  • Optical spectrometer: analysis on the chemical composition of ferrous materials.

Main alloys:

  • Bronze: ASTM B 145 4A (SAE-40); ASTM C 90700A (SAE-65);

ASTM B 143-1B (SAE-620).

  • Stainless Steels:
  • Austenitic: ASTM A 743 CF8 (304); ASTM A 743 CF3 (304L); ASTM A 743 CF8M (316); ASTM A 743 CF3M (316L).

Heat Treatment: Solubilization

  • Duplex / Super Duplex: ASTM A 995/A 995M Gr. 1B (CD4MCU); ASTM A 743 Gr. CN7M, AISI 329.

Heat Treatment: Solubilization.

  • Martensitic: ASTM A-743 Gr. CA-15; ASTM A 743 Gr. CA-40; ASTM A 743 Gr. CA6NM.

Heat Treatment: Annealing, Hardening and Tension Relief.

  • Carbon Steel: ASTM A-216 Gr. WCB

Heat Treatment: Normalization.

  • Cast Iron: Grey: ASTM A-48 CL-25 / 30 / 35;

Nodular: ASTM A-536 Gr. 65-45-12.

  • Special Alloys on demand (upon consultation).