SMS group received an order from Varron Auto Kast Ltd. (VAKL) of Pune, India, for two extrusion lines. SMS group will supply one 18-MN and one 10-MN short-stroke, front-loading extrusion press, reheating furnaces, one aging oven and one die oven. The 18-MN press will process 7-inch billets of between 300 and 1,000 mm (11.8-39.4 inches) long, and the 10-MN press will process 5-inch billets of between 300 and 600 mm (11.8-23.6 inches) long. The presses will have a combined annual capacity of more than 20,000 tons of aluminum profiles. Commissioning of the two lines is scheduled to take place in the third quarter.
Indian Company Orders Extrusion Lines, Furnaces
May 25, 2016