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The Sagoo Family

Interview with Mr. Jaspal Sagoo,
Director
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Managers:

- Mr. Jaspal S. Sagoo, Chief Executive Officer
- Mr. Tejwant Sagoo, Director

Contact
Postal Address: P.O.Box 48624, Nairobi, Kenya.
Tel : +254 (2) 802604 - 07
Fax : +254 (2) 802885 / 6
Telex : 22687 ASC KE
E-mail : eafw@net2000ke.com


(Member of the East Africa Foundry Work Group,EAFW)

Contact
Postal Address: P.O.Box 65163, Nairobi, Kenya.
Factory Nairobi: Baba Dogo Road, Ruaraka, Nairobi.
Tel : +254 (2) 861500 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 /5
+254 (2) 861401 / 2
Fax : +254 (2) 861507 / 861263
Telex : 22687 ASC KE
E-mail : castings@alloysteel.com
Web site: www.alloysteel.com
Strategy

CASTING EXCELLENCE ON CALL IN AFRICA



Throughout East and Central Africa, the EAFW group dominates the field of industrial spare-part requirement within the vast manufacturing sectors including transport, mining, agriculture and process industries.

Alloy Steel Castings Limited, a part of the EAFW group, is a steel foundry and machine shop established in 1990 to cater for the growing demand for both machined and as-cast steel castings in the global market.

Alloy Steel Castings Limited or ASC, as is commonly known, is situated on a 7-acre industrial plot with a built-up area of 40,000 square feet. ASC began commercial production during the second half of 199 0. Over the years, it has earned an enviable reputation as the only supplier in East African region for various specialized castings and machined components, satisfying customers both in terms of quality and delivery. ASC often works in conjunction with the clients in meeting quality standards to suit their local working conditions.

Alloy Steel Castings Limited is now the first choice of Industrial professionals for quality, on time delivery and reliability.

THE MANUFACTURING FACILITY

PATTERN SHOP

Well equipped wood and metal working machines for manufacturing all in-house requirements of Patterns.

MELTING

  • 450 KW Medium Frequency Induction Furnace with 2 cubicles of 1000 kg capacity each

  • Ladle Pre-heater with tea spout ladles

  • Calibrated "Immersion Type" Pyrometer

  • Overhead EOT Cranes for material handling


  • MOULDING

  • Semi-Automatic 10 Tons/Hr continuous mixer

  • 10 Tons/Hr Sand Reclamation Plant

  • 6 Tons/Hr Sand Classifier Unit

  • Shell Core Shooter

  • Fully Equipped Sand Testing Laboratory


  • FETTLING

  • 2 units Ceramic Lined 3 Ton batch capacity Heat Treatment Furnaces with automatic temperature controllers calibrated to API standards

  • Electric & Pneumatic high capacity Grinders

  • Welding Rectifiers


  • THE MACHINING FACILITY

    EAFW group started as a small Engineering Machine Shop in 1972. It has grown today to have the largest machining facility within East and Central Africa. The facility of 102 machines include the following:

  • 45 Conventional Lathe Machines

  • 3 CNC Lathe Machines

  • 4 Vertical Lathe Machines

  • 2 Horizontal Boring Machines

  • 11 Conventional Milling Machines

  • 2 CNC Machining Centers

  • Cylindrical Grinding Machines

  • Planners & Shapers

  • Gear cutting and tooth grinding equipment

  • Drilling and Grinding machines


  • ASC'S QUALITY POLICY

    To continuously strive and achieve Total Quality Performance in meeting the quality requirements of our customers at the committed delivery. Total Quality Performance means understanding who the customer is, what the requirements are and meeting the requirements.

    ASC'S QUALITY OBJECTIVES



    Develop a system to undertake and fulfil requirements of external and internal customers on a sustained basis.
    Improve Quality Control and Production facilities and process for better quality and higher productivity.

    Ensure cost reduction by maximizing usage, minimizing wastage and reducing re-work.

    Minimize dependence on inspection.

    Training employees to make them quality-conscious and educate them of their role in the quality system.

    Ensure safety, cleanliness and good housekeeping.

    THE INSPECTION AND TESTING

  • Visual Inspection

  • Dimensional Inspection

  • Mechanical Testing

  • Ultimate Tensile, Yield Strength and Elongation & Notch-Impact Testing

  • Bench & Portable Hardness Testers

  • Vacuum Emission spectrometer


  • NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING

  • Ultrasonic Testing

  • Magnetic Particle Testing

  • Dye Penetrant Testing

  • Radiographic Testing

  • Pressure Testing


  • THE PRODUCT PROFILE

    Being a jobbing foundry, ASC in general manufactures to the product and material specification requirement of customers and in particular, focuses on the products such as gate, globe and control valves, to name a few. These products are supplied wither in as-cast or in fully machined condition.

    Pressure Tight Applications:
  • Gate

  • Globe

  • Safety

  • Knife Gate

  • Control Valves and components


  • High Wear Resistant Applications
  • High Chromium

  • Mill Segment Liners


  • Abrasion Resistant Applications
  • Mill Liners

  • Crusher Jaws

  • Tooth Points

  • Hammers


  • Transport Applications
  • Bell Housing

  • Brake Drum


  • Abrasion Resistant Application
  • Refiner disc

  • Crushing dies


  • General Engineering Items
  • Bearing Bushes

  • Housings

  • Coffee Disc

  • Casings

  • Twist Lock Pin

  • Hubs


  • Corrosion Resistant Applications
  • Impeller

  • CTC Ring

  • Sprockets


  • Heat Resistant Applications
  • Nose Ring Segment

  • Tray

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    © World INvestment NEws, 1999.
    This is the electronic edition of the special country report on Kenya published in Forbes Global Magazine.
    November 29th 1999 Issue.
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