Andritz to supply China’s largest melting furnaces

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Technology group Andritz has received an order for the supply of the largest melting and holding furnaces to China.

The furnaces to be supplied by Andritz will be the largest aluminium melting furnaces in China. The order involves two top-loading circular melting furnaces with a capacity of 115 t and two 125-t tilting holders. The customer is Zouping Hongfa Aluminium for its plant in Shandong Province. The Andritz scope of supply includes engineering, manufacturing, commissioning, start-up and follow-up services. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022.

Already in 2012, Andritz supplied four casting furnaces to this customer, who at that time operated the largest aluminium plate and strip casthouse in China. Zouping Hongfa Aluminium Science Technology Co., Ltd is a subsidiary of Weiqiao Aluminum, the largest primary aluminium producers in the world.

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