In today’s manufacturing market, aluminum is increasingly becoming the material of choice being lighter, safer and more sustainable. With estimated growth in global aluminum demand of 4-5% in 2018, both primary and secondary processors of aluminum are rapidly looking to improve the efficiency of their operations. Manufacturers looking to replace existing materials with aluminum need new methodology to prove that new thermal processing of aluminum parts and products is done to specification both efficiently and economically.
Helping with this need, PhoenixTM offers a range of temperature profiling solutions designed specifically for applications in the aluminum manufacturing market. Whether reheating aluminum slabs/ingots or log homogenization in a continuous pusher or walking-beam furnace or solution reheating (T6) aluminum automotive parts, a unique system solution is available. In many situations, PhoenixTM has worked directly with key industry players to develop bespoke solutions for unique process challenges.