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Use cases 2 March, 2022 BDIH Innovation Materiales Avanzados BDIH

New materials for improving nodular iron foundry plant performance

DRAXTON
DRAXTON

Draxton Atxondo is a nodular iron foundry which manufactures security parts for automotive sector. Their main product is the disc brake fork. Currently, Draxton is the main European disc brake provider with an annual manufacturing of more than 30 million of disc brakes; a 45% of the European market.

Need:

Improving the plant performance, this means the metal quantity to be sold versus the metal quantity needed to melt down and additive. For selling one kilo, foundries need to melt down two kilos. Even when this leftover material returns to the oven, it is not possible to recover the energetic spending.

Area of the company where the solution is focused:

Iron foundry


Company size:

PYME

Sector:

Iron foundry

Location:

Atxondo (Bizkaia)

Benefits of the Solution:

  • Improvement of production ratios from 50 to 70%
  • Reducing the energetic costs during the production processes

Incorporated Technologies:

  • Computerized tomography
  • Metallurgic behaviour simulation software

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