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    Aluminum Remelting and Casthouse Strategies

    The aluminum casthouse is where aluminum wrought processing and shape casting begins, and there are many casthouse functions to consider. Scrap sorting, decoating of organic coatings on scrap, remelting, alloying, melt purification by refining and degassing, grain refining, melt transfer to casting station, casting by direct chill or other means, ingot heat treatment, and dross […]

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    Matalco Orders New Furnaces and Equipment for Latest Greenfield Site in Wisconsin

    Matalco Inc. entered into an agreement with Gillespie & Powers Inc. for their supply of one 115,000 lb tilting melting furnace, one 115,000 lb tilting holding furnace, three 120,000 lb batch homogenizing ovens, and two 120,000 lb. batch coolers with charging car, and related equipment in support of Matalco’s business expansion in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. […]

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    Fonderie Pandolfo Orders Aluminum Recycling Furnace

    Fonderie Pandolfo in Italy ordered a twin-chamber melting furnace for the recycling of contaminated aluminum scrap. The new furnace will double the company’s production rate, enabling it to satisfy continuous market requests. The TCF® melting furnace will be delivered and installed by Tenova LOI Thermprocess in Germany. Fonderie Pandolfo was founded in 2009 as a modern casthouse primarily […]

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    Matalco Plans to Expand with Several Greenfield Aluminum Casting Plants

    Matalco Inc., a division of the Giampaolo Group of Companies, plans to construct several greenfield aluminum remelt facilities for billet and rolling slab production and related processes and services. The new facilities will increase Matalco’s existing  capacity by approximately 75%, in response to growing demand from customers in underserved market geographies and requirements for increasing product range. In […]

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    Aluminicaste Completes New Remelt Facility in Mexico – Free Article Download

    Billet stacked and ready for shipment at Aluminicaste, Guanajuato State, Mexico. The February 2014 issue of Light Metal Age features an article on the new aluminum greenfield remelt facility located in Guanajuato State, Mexico. Aluminicaste is close to full production capacity, producing primarily extrusion billet, but also capable of manufacturing world class rolling ingot and […]