An international leading manufacturer of hydropower equipment has put trust in AMPO FOUNDRY for the manufacture of machined stainless-steel hydro turbine castings for La guaca and Paraiso power plants, in Colombia.
AMPO FOUNDRY will supply approximately 20 hydropower equipment aftermarket castings, such as; covers, caps, rings and shields for beaks. All of them in CA6NM steel and machined.
In this case AMPO FOUNDRY will use its cutting-edge sand moulding facilities for large batches and on the other hand, its brand new automated Ceramic Moulding facilities for one-off pieces. For the manufacture of these pieces AMPO will use its Patternless process for rapid prototyping. With this technology ceramic shells are produced in AMPO within a day. The main benefits of this technique are: lead time reduction, manufacturing costs reduction, high integrity and dimensional accuracy castings, appropriate surface finishes, opportunities for one-off and small series production and no pattern storage or maintenance costs.
With the latest pattern less casting technologies AMPO FOUNDRY offers aftermarket services to manufacture complete machined components with really short delivery times. Moreover, once the components are produced, AMPO FOUNDRY has an in-house laboratory and the latest NDT facilities in order to ensure total reliability.
AMPO team guarantees a prompt response to customer needs wherever they may be; the organization has a clear orientation towards the development of components with short delivery requirements.