The modern curved plate design of Amsted Foundry Solutions monoblock wheel castings allows for minimum stress concentration to improve service life. Each wheel is built to the highest quality standards and thoroughly inspected to ensure reliability and optimize performance of cast wheels in the South African market.
Amsted Foundry Solutions has produced thousands of sets of steel castings for freight cars for both the local and export markets. We are capable of producing over 11,000 tons of freight car components annually, with the resources to securely and efficiently ship them anywhere in the world.
Our fully machined and assembled locomotive bogie frames permit optimum metal distribution with smooth structural transitions, providing support for the locomotive under all service conditions and a secure mounting for auxiliary equipment. With minimized stress concentrations and a high strength-to-weight ratio, the service life and reliability of cast steel far exceeds that of fabricated frames.