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 DUCTILE SOCKET SPIGOT CENTRIFUGAL PIPES

GCF produces socket spigot Centrifugal pipes as per ISO 2531, BS 545 and BS 598. Production started in 2011 with the high tech plant as explained later.

Standards:            ISO 2531, BS EN 545 and BS EN 598
Size Range:          DN 100 to DN 700
External Coating:  Zinc followed by bitumen as per ISO 8179
Internal Lining:    cement mortar lining as per ISO 4179
End Connections:  Socket - Spigot
Wall thickness:     K9 & K10
Applications:        Water, waste water, Sewage, Fire fighting, irrigation

GCF has a separate factory for Ductile Iron Pipes production. The pipe plant is built on a space of 20 acres The pipe plant has the following main equipment;

  • 2 centrifugal casting machines using the De Lavaud technology supplied by CCMCO USA which cover pipes from DN 100 – DN 700. Both machines have a capacity of 50,000 Tons per annum
  • Annealing furnace designed and supplied by IOB Germany. Annealing Furnace can accommodate a future capacity of 100,000 tons of pipes per annum for sizes up to DN 1200.
  • Hydraulic Testing units.
  • Zinc Coating station by electricity.
  • Bitumen Coating equipment.
  • Cement Mortar lining station for cement mixing and Pipe lining by centrifugal means.
  • Grinding station for cleaning pipes internally before lining.
  • Shell molding equipment for making core for pipe socket.
  • Lab equipment for quality inspection as explained in the Quality Section.
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