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

Task:

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

Customer:

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

Project Year:

2017

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

Result:

  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

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