- Batch homogenizing plant for Hammerer Aluminium (HAI) (0.02 MB)
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Batch homogenizing plant for Hammerer Aluminium (HAI) 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.
Hertwich Engineering GmbH is a company of the SMS group which, under the roof of the SMS Holding GmbH, consists of a group of companies internationally active in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry. With some 11,000 employees, the group generates sales of over EUR 3 billion.