European Manufacturer Orders Melting, Casting Furnace
Aluminij d.d. Mostar of Bosnia and Herzegovina placed an order with Austria’s Hertwich Engineering for the supply of a belt-type ingot casting line. The line comprises a melting and casting furnace and an air-cooled, belt-type ingot caster. It has a design capacity of 10 tons of ingots per hour with a weight of 7-10 kg (15-22 pounds). The air-cooling system ensures that a high metal quality is achieved. In addition, high-silicon and other eutectic and hypereutectic alloys can be efficiently cast. Commissioning is scheduled for the first quarter of 2013.