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Service and Repair of Ladles and Associated Equipment

Foundry Machinery: Safety Requirements for Ladles BSEN1247:2004+A1:2010

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 No.2307

Are you at risk?

Regulations apply to ladles and ladle hoists which come under the categories of 'load bearing' and 'lifting equipment' and therefore the auspices of health & safety in the workplace. The risks associated with such equipment must be assessed and managed.

ladle being serviced

A1 Roper Ltd is available to assist Foundry and Health & Safety managers in all matters relating to ladle maintenance and servicing. With our team of suitably qualified and competent engineers we offer the following services:

  • Ladle inspection and appraisal of all parts and materials
    • Particular attention is paid to metal fatigue, weld integrity, worn gears and bottom-pour stopper mechanism.
    • Examination of the bail structure along with the bushes and trunnions.
    • Gearbox parts are cleaned and inspected.
    • The stopper system is checked for functionality (if applicable).
  • Ladle servicing and repair re-using existing parts and/or new parts where necessary
  • Ladle certification and proof-load testing of load-bearing parts

Additionally we will advise you on:

  • Catches for secure ladle transportation
  • Bail Heat Shields
  • Trunnion and Bush Guards

Each ladle repaired is returned with a test certificate, maintenance instructions and parts list.

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