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PLANT & FACILITIES

SLEEPER PRODUCTION PLANTS BETRA-1 and BETRA-2

Betra has two sleeeper plants located at same area in Pamukova.

Betra-1 was established at 2003 and now has seven mainline sleeper production lines and four turnout bearer production lines with the capacity of 1064 pcs/day for mainline and 800 m/day for turnout sleepers.

Betra-2 was established end of 2008 and has seven mainline sleeper production lines with the capacity of 1064 pcs/day

BATCHING PLANTS

Betra has two fully automated batching plants integrated with Betra-1 and Betra-2 sleeper production plants. These batching plants modified and distinguished from conventional batching plants by additional sensors and computers for dosing and very sensitive automation systems compared to the common ones.

Betra-2 batching plant 

AGGREGATE and ROCKDUST WASHING

Betra, in order to secure the quality of the concrete Betra is washing the aggregates and decreasing fine content amount .

These facilities, which were also in operation at the beginning of 2010, worked almost with full capacity and washed about 135.000 tonnes of aggregate and rockdust within the standards.

WASHING WATER CLEANING (FILTER PRESS)

This facility begin to operate within the first quarter of 2010 and started to clean the washing water from the aggregate/rockdust washing plants, which were used to clean by precipitation pools.

Filter Press  

INTERMEDIATE AGGREGATE STOCK

Due to the fact that; with very high moisture in aggregate and especially rockdust directly after washing, do not let a continious and controlled concrete production, a closed stock area built and then aggregate and rockdust started to kept here for a while after washing.

   Intermediate Aggregate Stock

WIRE STOCK AREA

A closed hole built next to aggregate intermediate stocking area in order to keep the prestressing wires from rain.This hole built for extreme cases if Betra needs to stock wires more than usual stock.

Wire Stock Area  

SLEEPER TEST CENTER

The acceptance tests of TCDD and other customers used to done in the production area. In order to create a comfortable working and testing environment for customers it is decided to move the acceptance tests to a different building.In this building with the meeting room and archive room the acceptance procedure will be finished totally in future.

   Static Test and Personnel Training Center

LABORATORY

Betra has two laboratories which are located in Betra-1 and Betra-2 production plants. These laboratories equipped with precise and calibrated measuring devices in order to achive certainty of testing.

Betra Laboratory is approved by TSE as sublaboratory of TSE and certified according to ISO 17025 standard. Betra is the only TSE certified laboratory to make static tests on sleepers.

Betra 1 Laboratory  

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