Bricmont Inc., an Inductotherm Group Company, has been awarded a contract to supply four large-capacity rectangular tilting aluminum-smelting furnaces for Luoyang Yukong Longquan High Precision Aluminum Strip Co. Ltd.’s new production facility in Henan Province, China. The installation will incorporate several design features, including a trident burner system with advanced controls and an advanced in-furnace rotary metal-refining system. When commissioned in 2010, the furnaces’ 120 tons of molten aluminum capacity will make them the largest ever installed in China.
The furnaces will be part of a continuous casting process that will be the first aluminum facility of its kind in China. Bricmont will provide engineering, performance-related equipment, procurement and field services for the furnaces. The contract also includes the design and supply of special mechanisms to charge both solid and liquid metal.