Handling Heat and Radiation in Automotive Parts Production
4x faster handling parts/min
Staff not exposed to X-ray
17kg sand cores handled
CTF produces aluminium parts for firms including BMW, Bentley, Volvo and Saab
Founded in 1996, Casting Technologies Farsund (CTF) in Norway produces aluminium parts for the automotive industry. There are 220 people that work in the 22,000m square factory, with a turnover of USD 65m in 2007.
CTF work with aluminium in delicate sand cores
The cost of labour in Norway is extremely high
Working with automotive companies that choose aluminium over steel, CTF look to invest in automation solutions that can handle the delicate sand core process. On top of this, X-ray radiation is a s...