Sanmar Foundries based at Viralimalai, Trichy, in South India started its operations in 1998 by providing cost competitive foundry services to Sanmar's JV companies and partners. The steel foundry was expanded to include the transportation industry comprising rail-road and off-the-road-vehicle segments. Scaling up from captive consumption to newer segments, the state-of-the-art fully automated steel foundry today has a capacity of 30,000 tons per annum, servicing its domestic and global customers from its Investment Foundry, Sand Foundry and Machine Shop.
The foundry supplies a large variety of steel castings for Valves, Earth Moving, Railroad, Construction & Mining and Automotive segments.
The global foundry / manufacturing footprint of The Sanmar Group, combined with local presence, enables it to offer a wide range of products which are complex and have special requirements.
The foundry has the capability to manufacture a weight range from few grams to 100 kilograms in the Investment Foundry and upto 5 tons single piece from the Sand Foundry.
The Foundry has various sizes of induction melting furnaces from 100 kg to 8 tons, enabling it to process various sizes of melt volumes covering a full range of metallurgies.
State-of-the-art SCADA controlled heat treatment furnaces assure precise temperature control throughout the process, including the rates of heating and cooling.
100% in-house capabilities include 3D modelling, Pouring Simulation, Metallurgical, Physical and Chemical laboratory, the full range of NDT (RT, MPT, DPT, UT) inspection and upgradation, machining and selective range Hydro testing.
Machining expertise available in-house; capability to offer fully machined castings.
Technically qualified, well experienced, talented engineering pool is available at Sanmar's Trichy foundry to meet the customer requirements in NDT, complexity in designing the product and related foundry processes, enabling Sanmar to enjoy a long standing and continuing relationship with all its customers as a trusted supply chain partner.
Foundry Capability Grades
The Sand Foundry offers a wide range of castings from few grams to 5 tons single piece
Qualified for manufacturing of the following grades: