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Tell City, IN - Plant 5


Plant 5 is located on 170 acres outside the city limits of Tell City, IN and is 560,000 square feet with a workforce nearing 1,000 people. The plant was built in 1997 with an expansion in 1999 and uses robotics in its production process in order to meet specific needs of its customers. Two cupolas enable the plant to produce several types and grades of iron.
 
  • Iron type:  Gray iron, ductile iron, and compacted graphite
  • Casting size:
    Gray - 8 lbs. - 220 lbs. / 4 kg – 100 kg
    Ductile - 5 lbs. - 350 Lbs. / 2 kg – 160 kg
  • Melt capacity: 80 tons per cupola per hour, or 160 tons per hour total
  • Molding: 4 vertical molding machines each for gray and ductile iron production
    Gray - two 22 x 34 / 558 x 864 mm, one 32 x 38 / 813 x 965 mm,
    one 32 x 46 / 813 x 1168 mm
    Ductile - two 28 x 34 / 558 x 864 mm and two 32 x 46 / 813 x 1168 mm
  • Core types: Isocure cold box and warm box
  • Markets served: Light vehicle, commercial vehicle (Class 4-8 truck and trailer), agriculture, and construction
  • Products manufactured: Brake rotors and drums, bedplates, differential carriers, brake calipers and anchors, crankshafts, flywheel housings, control arms, and other on and off highway components