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Power Generation, Fossil Fuels

Russell Ductile Castings has long experience in providing high integrity complex castings for the Power Generation market. Typical applications include stator casing, turbo housings, thrust and radial bearing housings, seals and gear covers used in gas turbines, steam turbines, diesel and gas engines. Materials used in these applications include high temperature ductile iron and a wide range of iron alloys to meet demanding in service requirements.

Power Generation, Renewables

Russell Ductile Castings has more recently been working on renewable power generation projects such as wind and wave power. These applications typically require high integrity complex castings and applications include universal joint assemblies, bearing housings and gear housings. Russell Ductile Castings has also supplied castings to machinery and equipment used in the production of solar panels. Materials used in these applications include austempered ductile iron to meet demanding in service requirements.

Oil & Gas

Russell Ductile Castings has expertise in the production of castings for a wide range of technologically advanced centrifugal and reciprocal compressors along with steam and gas turbines for the Oil and Gas Industries. Applications include crankcases, rotor casings, inlet covers, outlet covers and slide valves. Our customers in the Oil & Gas sector expect the highest quality, process controls and certification. Materials used in these applications include low temperature ductile iron to meet demanding in service requirements.

Transportation

Russell Ductile Castings provides cast iron solutions to customers worldwide for rail transportation and specialised off-road vehicles. Applications include axle boxes, rail vehicle suspension components and off-road vehicle suspension. These demanding applications typically require high strength and integrity as they are subjected to extreme and demanding service environments.

Construction

Russell Ductile Castings has long experience in providing high integrity complex castings for the construction market. Typical applications include articulated links, axle boxes, kingposts and axles for construction equipment. We also supply engineered castings to construction projects. Materials used in these applications include austempered ductile iron to meet demanding in service requirements.

General Machinery

Russell Ductile Castings also supplies iron castings to a wide range of applications in general machinery and equipment. Applications include a large number of components for manufacturing plant & equipment, pump casings, printing machinery, packaging machinery and paper/board machinery.

Steel Processing

Russell Ductile Castings has extensive experience in providing castings for the steel processing equipment. Typical applications include coke oven doors and frames, blast furnace cooling, materials handling and slag pots. Customers include equipment producers as well as end users. Materials used in these applications include haemetite iron and abrasion resistant irons.

Mining/Materials Processing

Russell Ductile Castings has extensive experience in providing castings for the mining and materials processing markets. Typical applications include components in crushers, grading screens, material sizers and metal refining equipment. Customers include equipment producers as well as end users. Materials used in these applications include SG ductile iron and high chrome irons.