Valley Iron Fabricators-Erectors,
Inc. specializes in the fabrication and installation of structural and
miscellaneous steel. Since 1981, our experience has covered jobs ranging
from the open pit mines of US Borax, to the wild and exotic rides of the
amusement park industry.
The Discovery Channel series Mega Builders has created a documentary "Roller Coaster".
This Television series documents large construction projects around the world. Roller Coaster is about the construction of
Tatsu the Flying Dragon at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Valley Iron Fabricators-Erectors, Inc. has worked on some of the world's
best coasters including these record breaking coasters as listed in the
Guiness Book of World Records:
Fastest Roller Coaster: Superman
At Six Flags Magic
Mountain in California, Superman riders are shot from 0 to 100 mph in
seven seconds and taken up to a height of 415 ft. in 15 seater gondolas
before they reach the record breaking speed once more on the backward
Biggest Looping Roller Coaster:
The Viper roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California has
a 188-ft drop. The ride turns upside down seven times at a speed of 70mph.
It has three loops and a 40-ft. corkscrew.
Fastest Launched Coaster:
Superman the Escape, a steel roller coaster installed at Six Flags Magic
Mountain in California, launches its 15-seater gondolas to a height of
415 ft. before they fall back along the tracks at 100mph. Riders experience
a record 6.5 seconds of "airtime" or negative G-force.
Fastest Stand-up Roller Coaster:
The Riddler's Revenge at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California, is 156
ft. tall and has a top speed of 65mph- the highest of any roller coaster
in which the riders stand up. It has six inversions (where the rider turns
upside down), including a 360 degree vertical loop with a record height
of 124 ft.