GCF has completed a Ductile Iron plant covering to become the 2nd in Egypt and the 3rd in Middle East to serve the growing need for Ductile Iron pipes with superior quality. All the equipment of the plant is the latest German and American technology. The plant is equipped to produce 50,000 tons of pipes. The main equipment includes:
GCF has one of the biggest foundries in the region with equipment and technology coming from the UK. The foundries can produce castings up to 15 tons per casting piece. Some of the main features of these equipments include.
- Furnaces and ladles equipped with a yearly melting capacity of 50,000 tons.
- Sand-Furan Mixers from UK with a total capacity of 100 tons per hour.
- Sand plant for sand reclamation and recycling from Omega UK.
- German Overhead cranes in several capacities up to 50 Tons.
Our machining facilities are geared to complete the machining steps of all our products covering all the sizes up to 3200mm. Some of these machines include:
GCF has its own pattern making shop using CNC Routers, milling machines, and uses all the capabilities in the machine workshop. GCF has thousands of patterns made from Aluminum, Wood, and Cast Iron covering a wide range of fittings, valves, and other jobbing castings of clients.
Our Quality Assurance procedures cover all the production stages of all our products. GCF has intensive laboratory facilities covering all mechanical and chemical inspection requirements by International standards. All the equipments are US, Swiss and German Made.
Our quality procedures also include a rigorous testing on all the products after painting is complete as per international required standards. Some of these tests include:
1- Dry film thickness Measurement.
2- Porosity inspection using the holiday testing device.
3- Adhesion testing inspection.
All products in GCF pass through 100% hydraulic testing before delivery. Testing on fittings, valves and pipes are applied on Testing Machines according to international standards.