THE BIGGEST SIZE STEEL FOUNDRY IN ITALY.
The Lucchini RS foundry is the biggest in Italy and among the foremost in Europe in terms of weight, size, technical complexity and quality of the steel castings it manufactures. A total liquid steel capacity of 300 tonnes, a handling system sized to the pieces to carry, and large moulding pits make possible the production of castings up to 160 tonnes in weight.
Lucchini RS uses advanced softwares for planning and casting pouring, solidification and stress simulation. Robotized cold trimming equipment, shot and sand blasting machines are available to give each casting the required surface condition. The heat treatment furnaces are equipped with automatic temperature programming, control and recording systems. Machining set-up includes large vertical lathes, mobile-upright milling-boring machines, horizontal lathes and special lathes for deep boring, all with numerical control to guarantee the utmost precision.