Our North American based Specialty Products business manufactures highly engineered, large, complex, mission critical castings for customers in the mining and resources, rail and transit, specialised industrial and defense markets.
From engineered concept to finished product Bradken provides value for our customers in the Energy market by making high quality, complex engineered castings in a range of materials weighing as much as 55,000 lbs (25,000 kg).
Value add offerings include:
Concurrent engineering (fabrication to casting conversions, forging to casting conversions and improved castability)
Pattern making and tooling
Certified ASME nuclear material manufacturer
Complete Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) facilities and Level III certified inspectors
Ancillary services (including machining and sub-assembly)
We offer a full range of materials including:
Nickel based steels
Understanding and possessing the necessary qualifications is vital in being able to supply the exacting standards of the energy market. Understanding this, our facilities maintain a number of critical certifications and quality systems in addition to numerous customer specific certifications.
Bradken holds the following certifications:
Nuclear certification by ASME, QSC No. 204
ASME – Section III, NCA 3800 2001
DNV approved manufacturer of steel castings
Lloyds register certificate
CGP – Canadian government control goods program
ABS – American bureau of ship building
Navy Nuclear qualified to NAVSEA 250-1500
Approved to manufacture HY-80 and HY-100 castings by the department of the Navy
Off-shore oil & gas certified by numerous OEM’s and countries with material qualified to EN10225 and API RP2Z
In house ASNT level III non-destructive testing specialists
We offer a full complement of testing and inspection services including:
Ultrasonic testing (UT)
Radiographic testing (RT)
Liquid penetrant testing (LP)
Magnetic particle testing (MP)
Location – Atchison, Kansas USA
Foundry type – Electric arc AOD furnace
Current capacity – 24,000T per annum.
Products – Locomotive rail and transit components and assemblies; mining, construction, industrial and military castings and general steel castings.
Location – London, Ontario Canada
Foundry type – Induction
Current capacity – 4,000T per annum
Products and services – Highly engineered, large, complex, mission critical steel, stainless steel, grey iron, ductile and white iron products for the energy, industrial and military markets. State of the art CNC Pattern shop. Extensive machining capability.
Location – Tacoma, Washington USA
Type – Electric arc AOD and induction furnace
Current capacity – 6,500T per annum. Casting net weight 100 to 48,000 lbs.
Products and services – Highly engineered large, complex, mission critical steel, stainless steel, duplex monel and nickel base castings for the energy, industrial and military markets. Full service pattern and machine shop.