It Is the Work For Real Men

It Is the Work For Real Men

Baimaksky casting and mechanical plant has been operating in Bashkorstan sinch tsarist Russia. Initially they used to smelt copper but in 1957 the plant started to work in the machine building sphere.

Today they produce sand and soil pumps which are used in mining industry. They help to transport and enrich ore.

It Is the Work For Real Men

Production starts in the wood-working shop.

It Is the Work For Real Men

Making the mold. Wood turners are real professionals here. Out of five probationers only one is employed.

It Is the Work For Real Men

The second stage of production – sand mold preparation.

It Is the Work For Real Men

Delivering sand for molds of future pumps and coal to smelt metal.

It Is the Work For Real Men

1500°C – at such temperature metal is smelted (for comparison – the temperature of the Sun surface is 6000°C).

It Is the Work For Real Men

Metal takes the form of the pump detail. This process demands much experience and physical strength.

It Is the Work For Real Men

The plant also produces iron casting with weight up to 5 tons (it’s a weight of a mature Indian elephant).

It Is the Work For Real Men

From the wood mold to the steel detail. Turners have to be very accurate.

It Is the Work For Real Men

Everything’s ready. Now the pump can be assembled and sent to extract ore…

It Is the Work For Real Men

Today the plant employs 573 people which is important for the whole city. In 2013 it will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

It Is the Work For Real Men

via egor-lavrentiev

 

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