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Welcome to TATA Metaliks

Technical Services

Focussing on customer-centricity, Tata Metaliks has set up a Customer Service Centre that offers a range of end-to-end technical services for the foundries.

The team of experienced professionals, technicians and engineers offer training and consultancy services in different areas of foundry operation.

Charge mix and melting

  • Advice on suitable charge mix after careful assessment of the chemistry required in casting, grade of casting and melting unit.
  • Advice on different areas of cupola operation – coke bed preparation; charge materials size and weight optimisation; charging sequence in the cupola; air requirement of cupola; taphole preparation and inoculant addition; and improvement of melt rate in cupola.
  • Suggesting charging sequence in induction furnace to get maximum recovery of additives and reduce power consumption.

Moulding and core making

  • Demonstration and guidance on suitable moulding and core making methods depending on the accuracy required in casting.
  • Services to improve surface finish of the casting.
  • Services to reduce non-conformities in casting.
  • Assistance in firming up standard operating procedures.

S G Iron production & development

  • Assistance in different areas of S G Iron production – selection of raw materials for ductile iron, composition according to grade requirement, desulphurization and carburization techniques, selection of spheroidizing additives, fading of the spheroidizing effect and inoculation technique.
  • Assistance in different areas of S G Iron development – selection of the process, selection of the treatment technique, calculation of Mg alloy, terminology and grades.

Project based consultancy

  • Assistance on modifying combined blast to divided blast cupola.
  • New product development (from methoding to approval by customer’s customer).

Pollution control

  • Services to control suspended particulate matter in cupola furnace stack gases and to improve the efficiency of the equipment.

Customised training

  • Cupola preparation & operation and charge mix calculation.
  • S G Iron development and production.
  • Non-conformities analysis and implementation of corrective and preventive actions.
  • Reduction of production costs and non-conformities percentage.
  • Safety aspects.

Testing facility

Tata Metaliks’ state-of-the-art laboratory offers testing facilities to test the following foundry raw materials and consumables –

  • Coke and Coal: Ash, Volatile Matter, Carbon, Sulphur and Phosphorous.
  • Casting, Scrap and Pig Iron: Carbon, Silicon, Manganese, Sulphur, Phosphorous and Chromium.
  • Limestone: CaO and MgO.
  • Graphite Powder, Fire Bricks and Ferro Alloys are also tested as per customer requirement.