Large Components Of 9,000-Ton Tesla Cybertruck Giga Press Arrive At Giga Texas


As we reported in October of 2022, IDRA had began delivery the humongous 9000-ton Cybertruck Giga Casting machine from its plant in Italy to the USA. Now, simply yesterday, two semi vans loaded with big containers on their trailers have been noticed at Giga Texas.

Since this 9000-ton Giga Press is the world’s largest die-casting machine, IDRA and Tesla wanted an error-free plan to ship it to its vacation spot (i.e., Tesla’s Gigafactory in Austin, Texas).

Subsequently, IDRA is delivery the Cybertruck Giga Press in items and components for simple supply. These components will then be reassembled at Giga Texas to deliver the machine again to its unique kind and begin the commissioning course of.

A big a part of the IDRA 9000-ton Cybertruck Giga Casting machine arrives at Giga Texas on an extended trailer. Credit score: Joe Tegtmeyer / Twitter.

The big single container that we see within the above aerial photograph is likely the longest a part of the IDRA 9,000-ton Giga Press. This may be the hydraulic injection system of the machine that Sandy Munro confirmed us from IDRA’s manufacturing facility in Italy final 12 months (video beneath).

Giga Texas additionally has the smaller 6000-ton Giga Casting machines for the Tesla Mannequin Y entrance and rear single-piece underbody castings. However this single container appears to be too massive for a Mannequin Y — it positively is for the Tesla Cybertruck.

Joe Tegtmeyer was on his normal statement protection of Giga Texas yesterday when his drone digicam captured these pictures of the 9,000-ton Giga Press items getting delivered on the manufacturing facility.

Tesla first ordered the Cybertruck Giga Casting machines again in 2020. However each Tesla and IDRA agreed on an 8,000-ton model on the time. In a while down the highway, each firms determined to improve the machine to a 9,000-ton model.

Tesla had already ready footings for the 8,000-ton model at Giga Texas on the time, however with the upgraded machines, these footings will need to have been modified. The footings space for these machines was in an open house again then, however now it has been lined and is named the Casting Machine Construction.

This 9000-ton Giga Press by IDRA Group is the important thing aspect in beginning Cybertruck manufacturing. Tesla CEO Elon Musk supplied the Cybertruck manufacturing timeline final 12 months throughout a convention name.

In accordance with Musk, Cybertruck’s early manufacturing ought to begin in mid-2023, whereas mass manufacturing is estimated towards the top of the 12 months.

Tesla has round 1.3 million Cybertruck reservations on file. The queue is lengthy and manufacturing ought to begin on schedule and ramp up rapidly to start out deliveries on time. A number of 9,000-ton Giga Casting machines is perhaps wanted to attain this goal.

Reservation holders, how excited are you with this new improvement in direction of Cybertruck manufacturing at Giga Texas? Tell us within the feedback part beneath.

Initially printed by Tesla Oracle. By @IqtidarAlii.

Associated story: Elon Musk: IDRA Group’s 9,000-Ton Giga Casting Machine Is For Tesla Cybertruck Unibody




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