• Kenya Railways Central Workshop, Workshop Road Nairobi – Kenya, Off Bunyala Road.

THE FOUNDRY

NMC operates a foundry plant for steel, ferrous and non-ferrous.

NMC has two sections;

Ferrous

(i) Coke fired cast iron cupola furnaces with a total nominal capacity of 6 tonnes per hour

(ii) Furnaces:

  • 1000kg induction furnace
  • 250kg per hr

Induction furnace can do both steel and cast iron.

Non-ferrous

  • 3 ton cupola oil fired

250kg induction – capable of casting both aluminum and bronzes.

Metallurgical Laboratory

To enable us be sure of the materials we are using, we have a metallurgical laboratory which is equipped with modern machines namely;

  • Mass spectrometer
  • Carbon analyser
  • Hardness tester
  • Crack detection