Casting Composite

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...

Arte colata & Cast campane

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...

colata continua

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...

completo - stampo di fusione

The new construction of the foundry and the mechanical machining department was put into operation already in June with the first pouring and the production on the machining lines. “After a construction time of not even one year, the first products rolled off the production line. This is a performance we can be really proud of“, says Jörg Rumikewitz, CEO of company Fritz Winter, with happiness. This happiness was obvious during the inauguration ceremony to which numerous guests arrived.Fritz...

Gravity pressocolata

Chinese piston specialist Kolbenschmidt Shanghai Piston Co., Ltd. (KSSP) is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017. Founded as a joint venture in August 1997 between SAIC Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation and world-wide operating piston producer KS Kolbenschmidt (Rheinmetall Automotive/ Germany), KSSP has over the years built up a constantly expanding market position as a leading tier-one automotive component manufacturer in China.After starting in downtown Shanghai the company moved...

mano - stampo di fusione

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...

microfusione

Company Profile:PBS Velka Bites is a top European investment casting foundry focused on nickel and cobalt based super alloys.  We use the lost wax method thanks to which our investment castings can be produced with high dimensional accuracy, quality and complex shapes. PBS has more than 160 experienced and trained professionals in investment casting processes.Company Products and CategoriesPBS Velka Bites is a specialised producer of castings of nickel and cobalt based super alloys. Our...

Lost Foam

Politically, socially and economically, changes are currently taking place the complexity and scope of which is now slowly becoming noticeable in Europe.Dr. Ioannis Ioannidis, we would be delighted if you, as the new President of the European Foundry Machinery Association CEMAFON, would share with us your views on the projected industrial changes from the perspective of the foundry supplier industry.Thomas Fritsch  (Foundry-Planet Ltd.) (FP):Politicians in Europe are urgently demanding new...

basso - Pressione pressocolata

On November 16th and 17th, Kurtz Ersa presented innovative highlights from the fields of particle foam machines and foundry machines to guests from Germany and abroad, and showed ways in which the individual systems can be intelligently linked in times of digital networking. The two-day Kurtz Ersa in-house exhibition of Molding Machines recorded an absolute record. With 500 registered people for the first day, the lecture program, vivid live demos in the facility, and the general program hit...

Macchina di colata in forma

Many jolt squeeze and floor moulding foundry specialists met in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to discover the features and key benefits of the DISAMATIC C3The invitation read: Join us at the ‘Every foundry can be a DISA foundry’ seminar in Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City on March 21. Can’t make it? No problem! We have another one in Hanoi on March 23. See you there!’On that note, many floor moulding and jolt squeeze foundries set off for Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to get a comprehensive introduction...

Pressione e vuoto pressofusione pressocolata

In October the major customers from Bühler China Die Casting gathered to celebrate the opening of the Die Casting Technology Center. At 10:18, the 1400-ton Bühler Carat die casting machine was officially put into use. Equipped with a Carat 140 and an Ecoline S Pro 53 cell, the Technology Center in Wuxi, is now a state-of-the-art facility. The investment in China is another important step for Bühler to reinforce its global and local presence and a commitment to the die casting industry across...

Fusioni in conchiglia

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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