A pioneer foundry in the UAE, operating since 1993, Gulf Metal Foundry (GMF) has a production capacity of 5,000 ton steel castings per annum and is located in Al Quoz Industrial Area 2.
It is certified for ISO 9001-2015, holds PED certification from Lloyds and manufacturing facility certifications from Lloyds, DNV and GL for manufacturing marine castings.
GMF has a proven track record in the manufacture of carbon steel, alloy steel, stainless steel, duplex stainless steel, Duplex and High Nickel Alloys conforming to international standards and can manufacture castings weighing up to a maximum of 3.5 tonnes.
Melting is done using induction furnaces and moulding by resin sand system. Patterns are manufactured in house using CNC pattern making machine. Heat treatment facilities include normalizing, annealing, solutionising, water quenching, tempering and stress relieving. The GMF laboratory has spectrometer for chemical analysis, sand testing equipment, metallographic testing and corrosion testing facilities, a ferritoscope, tensile, impact (including cryogenic) and hardness testing machines.
Non destructive testing facilities include in house radiography, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic particle and Ultrasonic testing which are performed and assessed by qualified personnel as per internationally accepted standards. Machining, if necessary, is carried out by subcontractors.
Major products are valve bodies and internals, pump parts, engineering components, castings for mining industry, marine and dredging applications and parts for oil and gas industry. Company has developed capability to re-engineer and indigenise components from old samples. GMF exports castings to Germany, France, UK and all GCC countries.