We are Caltuca
Calderas y Tuberias Caltuca S.A., founded in Caracas in February 27, 1980, is a Venezuelan private corporation specialized in the design, manufacture, maintenance and repair of Air-Cooled Heat Exchanger and other heat transfer equipment for several industries , under the CALTUCA brand name, widely known in the Venezuelan Market. Due to the high quality of its production, CALTUCA has been awarded the “U” Certificate of authorization issued by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the “R” Certificate of authorization issued by the National Board of Boiler and pressure Vessel Inspectors, beside, CALTUCA follow all the procedure and requirements of the ISO 9001-2000 standard and is member of Heat Transfer Research Inc. (HTRI) which represent the highest international recognition for a company within this industry. In addition, CALTUCA, has obtained the approval of its Quality Control System by the Venezuelan Oil Industry Commission responsible for the evaluation of the local metallurgic companies, through their Center of Research and Development (INTEVEP)/affiliate of Venezuelan oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. PDVSA.
CALTUCA is the leader with at least 80% of the A.C.H.E. market produced in Venezuela. Currently being the most important supplier of these equipments for the Venezuelan oil and others industries.
The manufacturing of parts and equipments complies with Company and client’s technical specifications and are produced in our plants under international quality standards that are applicable for these type of products. The plants have five Finning machines with a capacity of 100,000 linear meters per month.
Once the clients approves the purchase order or contract for the fabrication of Air-Cooled heat exchanger (A.C.H.E.) or finned tubes , the production process start with equipment or tubes basic and detailed design.
The raw material used during the equipment manufacture process are produced mainly in Venezuela or imported, such us Carbon steel, Stainless Steel and other alloys materials for Pressure plates, tubes, nozzles or structural parts , Aluminum for producing the fins and others mechanical components.
Since 1980 CALTUCA has proven experience in the design, manufacture, maintenance and field & post-sale service of heat transfer equipment for the oil, chemical, gas processing and electric utility industries. CALTUCA supplies products and services guaranteed by high quality standards and state of the art technology, training programs and personnel committed to continuously improve, with the goal of strengthening the export market for the South American countries, the Caribbean and The United State of America.
(1) Authorized to manufacture under the ASME code, “U” stamp, by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Repairs works under “R” stamp by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector (NBBI) since 1980- renewed up to 2013. http//www.asme.org/
(2) Approved by Intevep (Authorized to Manufacturer under PDVSA Quality Standards)
(3) Member of HTRI http://www.htri-net.com/
Main office is located in Caracas. The plant has an area of 12.000 m2 and is strategically located in the central region of Venezuela, in the industrial zone of Cagua, Aragua state and additional we have a new rented plant in Cagua of another 12.000 m2 at only 30 Kilometers from Valencia industrial zone, where 65% of the Venezuelan industry is located.