Kievguma is modernizing the equipment
Renovation and expansion of the technological base of production is one of the strategic directions of the company’s development for many years. During 2021, Kievguma purchased and launched 5 units of high-tech equipment.
On the New Year’s Eve, to launch a new project, the company purchased a foundry machine with a clamping force of 200 tons and a rubber injection capacity of 2 500 cm3, informs the Railway Supply referring to the manufacturer.
A few months earlier, a vertical milling machine was purchased to ensure the rapid production of molds up to 1,6×0,7 m without the involvement of contractors. In the same year, the company purchased a machine for cutting rubber tape, as well as two automatic molding machines for the manufacture of plastic components for serial products of the enterprise.
“New automatic molding machines are the energy saving, which under the current conditions are the huge share of product cost formation. In addition, full automation of the process directly affects the quality of the finished product, reducing the cost of repair and maintenance of equipment”- comments Volodymyr Kripkyi, the Director of production development and implementation of innovations of Kievguma LLC.
“But buying a foundry machine is the expanding our production capabilities. In fact, we bought not just a press, but a ready-made solution for a new project – both a press and a mold.”
Let us remind that Kievguma is a national company producing rubber, latex, PVC, TEP and silicone products. The company produces more than 4,000 products for all sectors of the economy and is the supplier of such large state-owned companies as Ukrainian Railways, Energoatom, Ukrtransgaz and others.
About the company:
Kievguma, a full-cycle company (provides services ranging from compound development and equipment design to their production). The product range includes more than 4,000 items.
On the basis of the enterprise there is a laboratory of physical-mechanical and chemical-analytical testing of materials and products, accredited by the National Agency of Ukraine for competence. Kievguma not only manufactures rubber compounds or products that meet the technical parameters of the customer, the company independently develops formulations of mixtures. It ensures full compliance with all indicators ─ hardness, tensile elongation, strength, abrasion, ozone resistance, frost resistance, etc.
The production of Kievguma LLC meets the requirements of International and Ukrainian quality standards TUV SUD ISO 9001:2015, DSTU ISO 9001:2015.
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