Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI), Austria, has placed an order with Hertwich Engineering, Austria, for the supply of a batch homogenizing furnace for their existing casthouse. The new homogenizing plant is already the second of its kind supplied by Hertwich Engineering to HAI.
The furnace is designed for extra-long holding times to process a range of special alloys, which are a growing segment in HAI’s production. Billet diameters range from 153 to 381 mm. Billet length is 7 m, the furnace capacity 43 t.
Commissioning is scheduled for April 2012.
Hertwich Engineering belongs to the Business Unit SMS Meer.
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