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BackgroundFor an induction melting furnace to operate safely, a powerful water cooling system must be in place to prevent overheating of the induction coil, the frequency converter and the capacitors. In this context, particular importance is attached to a low energy consumption of the cooling water pumps and fans of the air cooler or evaporative cooler as well as to the capability of recovering a large amount of heat from the cooling water.Thanks to numerous developments, induction furnace...

Centrifugal casting

Küttner Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Savelli Technologies S.r.l. and Equipment Manufacturers International, Inc. (historical American company specialized also in molding technologies for Foundries) have signed a long-term partnership agreement to reinforce their presence in the North American Market (U.S.A., Canada and Mexico).The US factory of EMI (Cleveland, Ohio), in fact, will serve the Küttner Group and the new and modern molding technologies of SAVELLI TECH.Kuttner North America...

Continuous casting

Constellium Extrusion Děčín s.r.o. opts for improved energy efficiencyModern medium-frequency melting systems are characterized by high levels of energy efficiency. In aluminium melting, for instance, around 65 % of the power input are converted into useful heat. This is a good rate but one that nevertheless leaves scope for further savings.Most of the energy loss is caused by the induction coil. In aluminium applications, this amounts to approx. 25 - 30 %.As reported in a previous issue (refer...

Full-mould casting

The “Full Mold Casting” process, which was introduced in 1964, brought a big revolution to Kimura Foundry and the company has grown to be recognized as “KIMURA of Full Mold Casting” by the industrial production world. By specializing in the Full Mold Castings Process for over 50 years, Kimura has become capable as a supplier into a lot of new fields. Simultaneously, it has also developed manufacturing technologies based on Information Technology (IT), such as modeling by CAD/CAM, various...

Gravity diecasting

As foundry machines specialist for the production of automotive structural, chassis and engine parts, the company Kurtz experiences high demand especially in ambitious markets as Mexico. From melting to X-rayed parts, Kurtz can supply the complete foundry. Highly efficient low pressure casting technology ensures maximum efficiency and great profits for its customers. Customers include OEM´s as well as TIER´s that are globally present and expect benchmark technology delivered around the world...

Hand-mould casting

DISA, Wheelabrator, Italpresse Gauss, and StrikoWestofen are under the umbrella of the Norican Group. This is a clear acknowledgment for the foundry industry and the variety of materials and processes. How do you view the development in sand mould and light metal cast in the next 10 years?The automotive industry is the significant driver for key developments in sand moulding and light metal die casting. Within this industry, vehicle “light-weighting” is the dominant trend today to reduce CO2...

Investment casting

At REMET they understand that it is important to respect and look after the environment, which is why they have introduced products that are designed to help you to reduce your foundry’s impact on the environment. A good quality wax is a key component of the final casting and can reduce rework. This article we will look at some of the waxes that REMET offer to help achieve these process improvements and other green benefits. A modern foundry needs to consider the environmental impact of...

Lost Foam

Download the Event Flyer HERE The international symposium for Lost Foam Casting from November 7th to 8th in Bremen is a worldwide important event for this technology, meanwhile especially expanding in Asia. Profi t from lectures and workshops with leading Lost Foam experts from Europe, China, Mexico and the USA.Learn more about the latest technological developments and application possibilities for Lost Foam. Find out about general conditions and quality requirements in diff erent sales...

Low-pressure diecasting

Being a high-tech company, Ningbo Jianxin Huayi Aluminium Industry Co. Ltd. develops and produces castings for well-known Chinese and international automobile manufacturers. Ningbo Jianxin Huayi Aluminium Industry Co. Ltd. is a subsidiary of JIANXIN ZHAO´S Group based in Ningbo, Eastern China, with a current production area of around 12,000 m². With the decision to further expand the production of aluminium castings, the production area was extended to 99,000 m². In this context, Ningbo...

Machine mould casting

During the last three years, Küttner Savelli has supplied new sand Systems, composed of different size sand mixers, mixer coolers, polygonal screens and related Equipment, to RUSAL (Russia), ZM WSK (Poland), Pilenga Baldassarre Foundry (Italy), Brembo (Italy), and Hyundai Sungwoo (South Korea).In August 2019, it will also supply a new Sand Plant to ARIZZI Foundry and a new, exceptional Polygonal screen (500 tons per hour) to Fonderia di Torbole S.p.A., both located in Italy.Its German sister...

Pressure & Vacuum die casting

Norican Global A/S (“Norican Group”), a majority-owned portfolio company of the private equity fund Altor Fund IV (“Altor”), is pleased to announce the hiring of a new President & CEO.  Mr. Anders Wilhjelm will join the Norican Group on Monday April 1, 2019, reporting to Mr. Jean-Marc Lechêne, the Chairman of the Board. This news comes after the company was informed yesterday by Robert E. Joyce, Jr of his intent to resign his duties as President & CEO, and as a director on the...

Shell mould casting

Hüttenes-Albertus (HA), together with its sales partner, PT. Akbar Budi Sakti, presented leading foundry solutions at Indometal 2016 in Jakarta. Due to its strong growth potential and development towards being one of the major emerging markets, Indonesia is an important market for the global metal and steel industry. With 250 exhibitors from 30 countries Indometal is a leading industry trade fair in Southeast Asia, and also a gateway into this growth market. HA, with its extensive portfolio of...

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