Electrically Heated Tray
Filtering box and launder heating system

The unit with a single filtration chamber with the size of 15 inches (Filter Box) with combined heating and launder for two casting machines


Filtration of aluminium melt from non-metallic inclusions through the ceramic foam insert in the line of aluminium billet production


Krasnoyarsk Metallurgical Plant LLC, Krasnoyarsk, melting and casting unit №3

Project Year:


Problems Prior to Implementation:

  • Application of asbothermosilicate plates for lining
  • Manual release of mold trays
  • Lack of filtration chamber heating

Key Features:

Power of the radiation heaters is 18 kW (900°C)

Power of the convection heater is 16 kW (550°C)

Pneumatic lifting drive for the cover and mold tray

SIEMENS automatic equipment

Chute electric heating


  1. Warming-up of the filtration chamber cartridge up to 600 °C with radiation and warming-up of the ceramic foam insert prior to casting
  2. Reduction of non-metallic inclusions
  3. Change over to SiO2 based concrete
  4. Improvement of production process automation

Similar Projects

The launder with sliding mold tray and filtering box

Two units of filtration of aluminium melt UFP 12

Electrically Heated Tray

Filtering box and launder heating system

Two units of filtration of aluminum melt UFP 12M

Two units of filtration of aluminium melt

Open melt overflows