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9" (228mm) 12 STRAND ALUMINUM BILLET CASTER (10260)   Our stock number: 10260

9 (228mm) 12 STRAND ALUMINUM BILLET CASTER (10260)

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9 (228mm) 12 STRAND ALUMINUM BILLET CASTER (10260)9 (228mm) 12 STRAND ALUMINUM BILLET CASTER (10260)


MACHINE #10260

SPECIFICATIONS:

SAS BILLET CASTING SYSTEM COMPRISING REMELT FURNACE, D.C. CASTING MACHINE,

HOMOGENIZING FURNACE, AIR COOLING STATION, FURNACE CHARGING MACHINE,

HOMOGENIZING LOAD TABLES AND LOG SAW.

TECHNICAL DETAILS:

ITEM 1:                              ONE - 5 TON DIRECT OIL FIRED LIP AXIS

                                     TILTING TYPE ALUMINUM MELTING FURNACE

THE FURNACE DESCRIBED IS DESIGNED FOR REMELTING AND ALLOYING OF ALUMINUM

EXTRUSION SCRAP, INGOTS, BILLET ENDS AND CUT-OFFS IN CONJUNCTION WITH A D.C.

CASTING MACHINE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALUMINUM BILLETS.

THE CHARGING OF THE FURNACE TO BE CARRIED OUT BY CUSTOMER'S FORK LIFT TRUCK. 

AT THIS STAGE, DETAILS OF SPECIAL CHARGING BOXES ARE NOT AVAILABLE, HOWEVER,

ON CLARIFICATION OF CUSTOMER'S REQUIREMENTS WE SHALL BE PLEASED TO QUOTE THE

ADDITIONAL COST INVOLVED.

FURNACE DIMENSIONS:

INSIDE LENGTH OF CHAMBER:            3000mm (118")
INSIDE DIAMETER OF CHAMBER:          2000mm  (79")
TOTAL LENGTH OVER STRUCTURAL STEEL:  4300mm (169")
OVERALL HEIGHT OVER DOOR GEAR:       3700mm (146")
DIMENSIONS OF CHARGING DOOR OPENING: 1000mm x 1000mm (39" x 39")
FLUE INSIDE DIMENSIONS:               600mm x  450mm (24" x 18")
FLUE OUTSIDE DIMENSIONS:              750mm x  600mm (30" x 24")
DISTANCE FROM CENTER LINE FURNACE
 TO CENTER LINE TILTING AXIS:        1800mm  (71")
HEIGHT OF TILTING AXIS ABOVE FLOOR:  1000mm  (39")
DEPTH OF FOUNDATION PIT:              400mm  (16")
HEIGHT OF DOOR SILLS ABOVE FLOOR:    1000mm  (39")
DEPTH OF METAL WITH 5 TON CAPACITY:   700mm  (28")
FREEBOARD (METAL LEVEL TO SILL AND
 TILTING AXIS):                        70mm (2.7")
TILTING ANGLE INCLUDING OVER-TILT:     33?    (1?)

GENERAL DATA:

MATERIAL OF POURING SPOUT:           HEAT RESISTING CAST IRON
WEIGHT OF SHELL:                      6,000 KG (13,228 LBS.)
WEIGHT OF REFRACTORIES:              30,000 KG (66,139 LBS.)
TOTAL WEIGHT EXCLUDING ANCILLARIES:  36,000 KG (79,366 LBS.)
TILTING SPEED (MAXIMUM):             6 MINUTES FOR FULL FURNACE TILT
                                      266mm/MIN. (10"/MIN.)
TILTING CONTROL (ADJUSTABLE):        100-800 KG/MIN. (220 - 1,764 LBS.)
                                     (6-50 MINUTES)
FURNACE TILTING CYLINDER:            1 PER FURNACE
BORE DIAMETER:                        160mm  (6")
STROKE:                              1600mm (63")
TYPE:                                FRONT TRUNNION MOUNTED SINGLE ACTING

                                     SPHERICAL ROD EYE END

CHARGING DOOR CYLINDER (1 DOOR PER FURNACE-1 CYLINDER PER DOOR):
BORE DIAMETER:                        40mm (2")
STROKE:                              100mm (4")
TYPE:                                FOOT MOUNTED SINGLE ACTING
HYDRAULIC OIL (CUSTOMER SUPPLY):     SHELL TELLUS 27 OR EQUAL
WORKING PRESSURE APPROXIMATELY:      100 KG/CM2

ITEM 2:                              SEMI-CONTINUOUS D.C. CASTING MACHINE
MATERIALS TO BE CAST:                ALUMINUM
SIZES TO BE CAST:                    12 STRAND 228mm (9") DIA. BILLET OR
                                     18 STRAND DIA. BILLET
MAXIMUM CAST LENGTH:                 3.6m (12 FT.)
MAXIMUM CAST WEIGHT:                 5 TONS
CASTING SPEED RANGE:                 12mm - 254mm/MIN (0.50" - 10")
RAPID UP SPEED OF PLATEN:            1.5m/MIN. (5 FT.)
GUIDING SYSTEM:                      CHROME PLATED GUIDE BARS
HYDRAULIC CYLINDER:                  152mm (6") DIA. SINGLE ACTING PISTON
                                     SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR A WORKING
                                     PRESSURE OF 65 KG/CM2
HYDRAULIC RESERVOIR CAPACITY:        250 LITERS
HYDRAULIC PUMP AND MOTOR:            FIXED DISPLACEMENT VANE TYPE
                                     SINGLE PUMP DRIVEN BY 5.1/2 KW
                                     T.E.F.C. ELECTRIC MOTOR
GRADUATION OF DIALS:                 METRIC

ITEM 3:                              OIL FIRED SAS HOMOGENIZING FURNACE
HOMOGENIZING FURNACE DATA:
FUEL:                                LIGHT DISTILLATE FUEL OIL (KEROSENE)
                                     WITH A MAXIMUM SULFURIC CONTENT OF 0.1%
VISCOSITY:                           35 SECONDS REDWOOD MAXIMUM
OIL SUPPLY PRESSURE:                 3 KG/CM2
MAXIMUM LOAD IN FURNACE:             5 TONS
CHARGE LENGTH:                       3.6m (12 FT.)

BILLET/LOG DIAMETER:                 175mm x 225mm (7" x 9")
MAXIMUM FURNACE TEMPERATURE:         600? C
TIME TO TEMPERATURE:                 FOR COLD LOAD IN HOT FURNACE
                                     FIVE HOURS WITH 175mm (7")
                                     BILLET TO 580? C +/- 10? C
LOAD PATTERN:
THE FURNACE IS DESIGNED TO SUIT THE CASTING MACHINE REQUIREMENTS. A FURNACE

LOAD OF 1 CAST CAN BE BUILT INTO A LOAD.  THIS CONFIGURATION GIVES THE

OPTIMUM LOAD. LOAD SPACERS SUPPLIED BY CLIENT MUST BE 75mm (3") THICK.

NUMBER OF ZONES IN THE FURNACE:      TWO
AIR CIRCULATION FANS:                TWO CENTRIFUGAL FANS
AIR CIRCULATION PER ZONE:            35,000 CFM
TOTAL FOR FURNACE:                   70,000 CFM
COMBUSTION EQUIPMENT:                STORDY HAUCK TYPE NMC NOZZLE MIX BURNERS
TOTAL THERMAL RATING:                45 LITERS/HOUR (PER BURNER)
AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL:       WITH RECORDING EQUIPMENT IN FURNACE
THERMOCOUPLES:                       NI.CR - NI.AL.
SUPPLY CURRENT:                      380 VOLTS, 3 PHASE, 50 CYCLES
CONTROL CURRENT:                     110 VOLTS, 50 CYCLES
FURNACE OUTPUT:                      FOR A 3 HOUR METALLURGICAL SOAK PERIOD

                                     OUTPUT FROM SINGLE SHIFT OPERATION

                                     WOULD BE APPROX. 10 TONS/8 HR. SHIFT

                                     DEPENDING ON BILLET SIZE.
DOOR OPENING SIZE:                   1350mm W. x 1050mm H. (53" x 41")
                                     OVER HEARTH CHANNELS

ITEM 4:                              HIGH VELOCITY FORCED AIR COOLING STATION
COOLER DATA:                         15 TONS NOMINAL
CLEAR INTERNAL HEIGHT)
INTERNAL WIDTH)                      TO SUIT ITEM 3
OPENING WIDTH)
NUMBER OF COOLING FANS:              2 - LARGE VOLUME 60,000 CFM TOTAL
COOLING RATE TO 250? C:              300? C/HOUR

PERFORMANCE:

THE FAN CAPACITY IS SIZED FOR A COOLING RATE OF 300? C PER HOUR WHICH IS

BEST SUITED FOR MEDIUM STRENGTH ALLOYS.

THE COOLER DOES NOT REQUIRE SERVICE WATER AND WOULD EASILY MATCH THE

PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS OF ONE HOMOGENIZING FURNACE AND EVENTUALLY TWO

HOMOGENIZING FURNACES.

ITEM 5:                              FURNACE CHARGING MACHINE
MAXIMUM DISTRIBUTED LOAD:            15 TONS (NORMAL 12 TONS)

NUMBER OF FORKS:                     2
CENTER OF FORKS:                     1.000m  (3 FT.)
FORK TRAVEL INTO FURNACE:            4.500m (15 FT.)

SIZE OF FORKS:                       180mm x 100mm (7" x 4")
HEIGHT TO TOP OF FORKS:              870mm (34")
FRONT OF MACHINE TO FRONT RAIL:      610mm (24")
FORK LIFT:                            65mm  (3")

OVERALL LENGTH:                      5.700m (19 FT.)
OVERALL WIDTH:                       2.400m  (8 FT.)
OVERALL HEIGHT:                      1.500m  (5 FT.)
RAIL CENTERS:                        4.000m (13 FT.)

ITEM 6:                              HOMOGENIZING FACILITY LOAD TABLES

THE LOAD/UNLOAD TABLE CONSISTS OF A MILD STEEL FABRICATED STRUCTURE EXTENDING

DOWN TO CUSTOMER'S CONCRETE FLOOR SUITABLE FOR BUILDING UP OR DISMANTLING A

FULL CHARGE OF INGOTS FOR HOMOGENIZING.

THE TABLE ALSO SUPPORTS THE EXTENDED FORKS OF THE CHARGING MACHINE FOR

TRANSFER OF LOADS EITHER FROM THE LOAD TABLE TO FURNACE OR FROM THE COOLER

TO UNLOAD TABLE.

ITEM 6A:                             LOG SAW INCLUSIVE OF INCOMING AND

                                     OUTGOING CONVEYORS

HYDRAULIC STRAIGHT LINE CUTOFF SAW TO CUT ALUMINUM LOGS FROM 4" (100mm) TO 9"

(228mm) DIAMETER.  A 30" (750mm) BLADE WILL CUT 9" (228mm) DIAMETER MATERIAL. 

SAW BLADE CAPACITY IS 24" (610mm) TO 34" (864mm) DIAMETER. SAW TRAVELS IN A

STRAIGHT LINE BY MEANS OF AN ACCURATELY SUSPENDED PANTOGRAPH UNIT THAT HAS

TAPER ROLLER BEARINGS FOR THE SUSPENDED ARM. SAW IS ON LEFT HAND SIDE OF

COLUMN.

MOTOR - 20 HP 1285 RPM, T.E.F.C., 3 PHASE, 50 CYCLES, 220/460 VOLTS (INDICATE

VOLTAGE REQUIRED). BUILT DIRECTLY ON THE SAW ARBOR. THE ARBOR SPEED IS 1285

RPM. MAGNETIC STARTER HAS OVERLOAD AND LOW VOLTAGE PROTECTION.

PUMP MOTOR - 2 HP, DELIVERING 500 PSI WITH 13 GALLON CAPACITY TANK. PUMP

CAPACITY IS 6 GPM. SAW STROKE IS INFINITELY ADJUSTABLE FROM 0 - 36" (914mm)

AND THE SPEED OF CUTTING STROKE IS INFINITELY ADJUSTABLE FROM 0 - 800 RPM.

COMPLETE HYDRAULIC UNIT CONTAINED IN THE COLUMN OF THE MACHINE AND THE STROKE

IS OPERATED BY PUSH BUTTON IN FRONT OF OPERATOR. SAW SLIDE ADJUSTABLE

VERTICALLY 8.1/2" (216mm).

TABLE IS CAST IRON, PLAIN, 10" (254mm) WIDE WITH TWO CAST FENCES 6.1/2"

(165mm) HIGH. TABLE HEIGHT IS 31.1/2" (800mm).

CLAMPS - TWO HORIZONTAL HYDRAULIC CLAMPS, ONE ON EACH SIDE OF THE SAW CUT. 

SPRAY LUBRICATION FOR SAW BLADE, INCLUDING ADJUSTABLE NOZZLE, MOUNTED ON FRONT

OF SAW GUARD. INCLUDES 6 GALLON TANK AND SOLENOID AIR VALVE WIRED TO STROKE

CIRCUIT FOR APPLYING COOLANT DURING THE CUT ONLY. SAW BLADE NOT INCLUDED. 

REQUIRED 1.1/2" BORE AND TWO 9/16" DRIVE PIN HOLES ON 4.3/4" CIRCLE x 180? -

24" (600mm) MINIMUM, 34" (864mm) MAXIMUM.

APPROXIMATE TIME TO CUT THROUGH AN ALUMINUM LOG WHEN FED ON STRAIGHT ROLLS

AND CLAMPED AGAINST FENCE: (SAW BLADE: (750mm) 30" - 60 TEETH .210 KERF)

LOG DIA.:  STROKE:                   CUT AND RETURN CYCLE
 6"         9"  *                    : 10 - 12 SECONDS
 9"        14"  **                   : 23 - 27 SECONDS

*  BLADE 2.1/4" (533.40mm) BELOW TABLE LINE
** BLADE 1" (25mm) BELOW TABLE LINE

MANUALLY OPERATED INFEED CONVEYOR, 16 FT. (5m) LONG, PLAIN ROLLERS & BACK

FENCE.

OUTGOING CONVEYOR, 4.5 FT. (1.37m) LONG, PLAIN ROLLERS, BACK FENCE & LENGTH

STOP.

  **PRICE QUOTED AS IS WHERE IS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE**

   **ALL SPECIFICATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY PURCHASER**



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