Most sources state that the factory was founded in 1912, in fact it was founded on 15.6.1894. Founder, František Čechura sen. – born in 1873, he did so after previous experience he gained as an apprentice mechanic at the former Škoda plants in Pilsen and at various companies in Vienna.
The annual foundry capacity is 3600t, the metal melting equipment is two 700mm cold air cupolas with continuous casting. It includes a heated diesel pre-oven with a capacity of 1300 kg. Cupolas are equipped with wet ash catchers.
The plant was shutdown in 2014 for good.
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 500000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
- Iron making
This plant produces the following type of products:
Armaturka Dysina company was founded by Frantisek Cechura in 1873 already, however the production itself started much later, in 1903.
The beginnings there was only a humble loksmith workshop. The main goal was to collect enough money for build a proper foundry works. This was accomplished in 1912 and piece of land was bought in northen part of Dysina village. Unfortunatelly this first industrial expansion was resumed by the first world war.
It 1936 the private company was incorporated into Czech-Slovak pipe foundries Association and the production was finally launched.
Nowadays Armaturka Dysina is producing grey-iron casts for urban architectural shapes only.
The meltshop consists of two 700mm cold blast cupola furnaces and automatic moulding line. Maximal casts weight is 120kg.
Edit: The plant was shutdown in 2014 for good.