On site metallurgical control is carried out on each metal batch for ferrous metals.

Patternmaking facilities are available on site.


Keech Australia has been designing and manufacturing high integrity steel castings for over 85 years, for leading companies domestically and globally.

Ground engaging tools, tillage implements, rolling stock components and custom casting products are manufactured to Australian and ISO 9001 quality standards. Our products are supported by sales offices in all Australian states and are staffed by experienced field engineers. We also have a network of distributors in Australia and around the world to support our products.

High integrity steel castings for use in rail and defence industries.

Quality, reliability, innovation and the peace of mind that comes with eight decades in the steel castings business

Keech Australia offers over eighty years of service and technical ability to produce custom castings uniquely suited to your industry. With world class casting specialists, design engineers, materials experts and digital manufacturing team, we provide a one stop shop for your industrial requirements.

Take advantage of our expertise in:

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Patternmaking
  • Jobbing through to high volume production runs with machine moulding
  • NDT, mechanical and chemical testing
  • Heat treatment facilities
  • Machining and assembly

Derwent Foundry - Hobart Est. 1840

The Hobart Foundry is situated in Derwent Park, Hobart, Tasmania and has both ISO 9001 accreditation and full Standards Mark across its broad range of water fittings. Derwent Foundry® Tasmania was established in 1840 and has undergone numerous changes and restructuring to allow supply of competitive castings throughout Australia and overseas to various industry segments. The Foundry in Hobart manufactures ductile iron water fittings DN 80 – 1000.