6 Powerful UralMash: a City In The City

Powerful UralMash: a City In The City

Posted on May 17, 2012 by team

“UralMash” (Ural Plant of Heavy Machinery Construction) is situated in Yekaterinburg. It is one of the largest in Russia. Put into operation in 1933. Nowadays the plant produces equipment for a mining complex, metallurgy, cement industry, energy industry, lifting-transport, hydroturbine and other equipment. About 14 thousand of employees work at the plant.

They have metallurgical, engineering, welding, instrumental departments.

Steel-casting department

More than 100 types of steel are melted in the arc steel melting furnaces. Harmful admixtures are minimized.

Arc melting electric furnace DSP-25

The most powerful furnace of “UralMash” today

Press shop

Press power is 80 t

Press manipulator

Ring making

Forming roller workpiece just taken out of the furnace

One chain link is 30 cm thick

Forging vertical presser is one the left

Welding department

Weight of welded constructions may reach 100 tons, their length may exceed 20 m.


Forming roll transportation

Grinding machine


Forming roller drawing

Processing the forming roller

Control panel of the machine


Ready workpieces, weight may achieve 35 tons

Department of heavy equipment assembly

Turning mill operator

Ring for the Volga power plant

Platform of a future walking excavator

Walking excavator chassis elements

Drilling rig 6000/400 EK-BMCH «Arctic»

Site of drilling rigs assembly

“UralMash” resembles a city in the city! Must come back once!

Location: Yekaterinburg

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6 Responses to “Powerful UralMash: a City In The City”

  1. Daniel says:

    I love this heavy industrial stuff! Great nations can make, forge, cut and join metal. Nations that can’t can’t do so raise sheep.

  2. (r)evolutionist says:

    The Industrial Revolution lives!

  3. osip says:

    Much of this plant operates with German equipment.

  4. MrSatyre says:

    Awesomely awesome! Thanks!

  5. WTF says:

    Absolute lack of elementary safety rules. No wonder, it’s Russia. Interesting how nobody in comments even commented on this.

  6. petrohof says:

    life is still cheap in russia?

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