• Kenya Railways Central Workshop, off Bunyala Road


NMC operates a ferrous and non-ferrous foundry plant.

NMC has two sections;


(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.


  • 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
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