Scaw Metals Group


Scaw Metals Group's Cast Products is a leading manufacturer of specialised, high quality cast products used in the mining, railway, power and general engineering industries. Cast Products comprises of five foundry plants and is one of the largest foundry groups in the Southern Hemisphere.  These foundries are located in South Africa and have distribution facilities across Australia.

This extensive foundry network enables Cast Products to streamline production of a wide variety of products, including large girth gear segments, large high chromium iron coal pulverising wear parts, mill liners, slag pots, locomotive frames and cast mono-bloc railway wheels. Cast Products has established a reputation of meeting customers' product, quality and delivery requirements, and has developed strong long-term relationships with leading players in its respective sectors.

The Germiston Foundry is one of the largest foundries in the southern hemisphere and produces castings with a finished weight of 30 tonnes. It is a leading supplier of single piece thin walled locomotive and passenger car frames, freight car components and high integrity cast steel railway wheels.

The foundry holds the American Association of Railroads' approval for the manufacture of locomotive frames, freight car side frames, bolsters and cast steel railway wheels.
Products included in the large girth gear segment include:

  • High carbon, high chromium, abrasion resisting coal

  • Pulverising wear parts for coal fired power stations

  • High chromium iron mill liners and impact crushing parts

  • Stainless steel coiler drums and a large range of slag pots and ladles for the minerals processing industry.

A 25 tonne capacity vacuum degassing unit serves the foundry where steels can be produced with lower sulphur, nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen contents, particularly necessary for the manufacture of high strength low alloy steels.

Boksburg Foundry manufactures the complete range of manganese mill liners, screens and grids used in the gold mining industry.
Eclipse East Foundry specialises in low alloy steel and high chromium iron mill liners, manganese crushing wear parts for gyratory crushers and jaw crushers and low alloy steel earthmoving under carriage wear parts.
All of the foundries are serviced by in-house machine shops which include vertical and horizontal boring mills, CNC machining centres, lathes and planers. Castings of 25 tonne and five meters in diameter can be machined to close tolerances. Smaller castings that require CNC batch production runs are also accommodated.

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