GZUT – Foundry Ltd.

Grey and nodular cast iron castings

  1. The cast-iron foundry manufactures castings being elements of marine pumps, parts of valves, mining pumps, gear boxes, parts of machines for chemical industry, building industry and metallurgy. The castings are manufactured of following sorts of materials:

    • grey cast-iron of grade EN-GJL- 150, EN-GJL- 200, EN-GJL- 250, acc. to PN-EN 1561,
    • alloy cast-iron ZlCr0,8, acc. to PN-88/H- 83144,
    • nodular cast-iron of grade EN-GJS- 400-15, EN-GJS- 500-7, EN-GJS- 600-3, EN-GJS-700- 2, EN-GJS- 350-22-LT, EN-GJS- 400-18-LT acc. to PN-EN- 1563,
    • alloy nodular cast-iron ZsCu1,0, according to PN-88/H- 83144,
  2. Maximum weight of raw casting manufactured in the foundry is:
    • for cast iron – 2.000 kg for 1 piece,
    • for nodular cast-iron – 1.500 kg for 1 piece.
  3. The amount of manufactured castings is about 1.500 tons per year.
  4. The scope of approval:
    • parts of valves, castings of marine equipment, machine parts
    • type and sort of cast-iron:
      • grey cast-iron of grade 250 acc. to PN-EN- 1561,
      • nodular cast-iron of grade EN-GJS- 400-15, acc. to PN-EN- 1563,

Bronze castings

  1. The cast-iron foundry manufactures castings being elements of marine pumps, parts of valves, mining pumps, gear boxes, parts of machines for chemical industry, building industry and metallurgy.
  2. The castings are manufactured of following sorts of materials:
    • bronzes of grade CuSn10-C, CuSn12-C, CuSn5Zn5Pb5-C, CuAl10Fe5Ni5-C, acc. to PN-EN 1982, BK331 acc. to PN-91/H- 87026,
    • copper of grade M4 acc. to PN-77/H- 82120,
  3. Maximum weight of raw casting manufactured in the foundry is
    • for bronzes – 800 kg for 1 piece,
    • for copper – 600 kg for 1 piece.
  4. The amount of manufactured castings is about 200 tons per year.
  5. The scope of approval:
    • parts of valves, castings of marine equipment, machine parts
    • type and sort of bronzes:
      • bronzes of grade CuSn10-C and CuAl10Fe5Ni5-C, acc. to PN-EN 1982.

Art castings

Thanks to our high-experienced staff and indispensable technical base, our company can carry out even the most ambitious projects within the range of artistic castings and architectural ornaments from bronze and cast iron. We offer small castings such as statuettes, medals, plaques and bas-relieves, figure sculptures, monuments without limits in dimensions.

We have made more than 160 large monument castings since the Second War time. The largest one had above 600m kw. and its weight was more than 70 tons. We make the castings on the basis of moulds delivered by our customers or moulds made in our company according to delivered documentation. We co-operate with wide-known sculptors and artists. We offer short delivery terms, complex services from a project to assembly on a building side as well as high quality and reasonable prices.

Steel castings

  1. The steel foundry manufactures castings being elements of marine pumps, parts of valves, mining pumps, gear boxes, parts of machines for chemical industry, building industry and metallurgy. The castings are manufactured of following sorts of materials:
    • steel castings of carbon steel alloys grades: 1.0619, 1.0625, 1.1165 ,
    • steel castings of austenitic stainless steel grades: 1.4301, 1.4401, 1.4404, 1.4408, 1.4409, 316C16, 316, 316L,
    • steel castings of duplex stainless steel grades: 1.4517, 332C13.
    • Other material grades available on demand.
  2. Maximum weight of raw casting manufactured in the foundry is:
    • for steel casting – 350 kg net for 1 piece,
  3. The amount of manufactured castings is about 200 tons per year.

GZUT – Foundry Ltd.

The company was separated from GZUT S.A. structure in 1995 and it has been continuing the 200-year tradition of the Gliwice Foundry. The company is equipped with induction furnaces for cast iron as well as gas-fired and induction furnaces for bronze. A moulding process is carried out by machine using bentonite masses or manually using chemo-hardening sands. The technological process and finished goods are subject to precise quality control. Chemical composition of alloys is tested by usage of spectrometer. The strength tests are carried out and certificates are issued.

The GZUT – Foundry Ltd. has actual Certificates of Approval for production of grey cast iron, nodular cast iron and bronze castings of the following marine societies:

  • Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd (DNV-GL).
  • Lloyd’s Register – during proceeding.
  • NKK – during proceeding.

Contact:

GZUT Odlewnia Sp. z o.o. 2 Robotnicza St., 44-100 Gliwice phone: (+48 32) 338 15 61

e-mail: odlewnia@gzut.pl