Plant 5

​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 cupola melt furnaces enable the plant to produce several types and grades of iron.

Waupaca Foundry Plant 5

9856 State Highway 66
Tell City, IN 47586
Telephone 812-547-0700
Fax 812-547-0719

Airports with service to area:

• Louisville International Airport (SDF) - Eastern time zone (use directions from North/East)
• Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) - Central time zone (use directions from West)

Plant 5, Tell City, IN is on Central Time Zone (CST).

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, brake calipers, crankshafts, differential carriers, differential cases, and flywheel housings


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