Counterweight primarily made from Cast Iron or Ductile Iron, it is used to counterbalance a load. A single Counterweight can range from 1 kg to 55 tons.
A counterweight is typically used to counterbalance a load, thus helps control the ascending and descending acceleration force and substantially reducing the amount of power & energy needed for the process operation. Apart from application areas where the counterweight is visible from outside, the surface finish required is very marginal.
Out of 4 foundries, Crescent has a dedicated 1 facility to take up only counterweight productions on a large scale and has added suitable painting options like Epoxy and PU paints to give the final product a superior finish.
Counterweights has a wide range of applications, such as:-