Used 6", 7", & 8" Aluminum Log Casting Plant: MC-449

Used 6", 7", & 8" Aluminum Log Casting Plant: MC-449

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Description

Manufacture:

  • Cometal Engineering
  • New - 1995
  • Rebuilt in 2017 but not completed!
  • Sold "as is" dismantled
  • Repairs needed: revamp burners / casting table water piping touch up / new parts needed for the Alpur system
  • No Refractory in Furnace


Type:

  • Vertical DC cast house


Billet Diameters Cast:

  • 6" (152.4mm)
  • 7" (177.8mm)
  • 8" (203.2mm)


Billet Length:

  • 16-20ft (5.0 - 6.0 m)


Capacity / Productivity:

  • 8" log = approx. 42 mtons/day
  • 7" log = 3 casts/day x 3 shifts/day (8 hr shifts) x 403kg gross weight of each log x 20 logs per cast = 24,180kg/day = 6,045 mtons/annum (250 working days)


EQUIPMENT LIST:

Melting/Holding furnace

  • 17.2 mton holding capacity
  • Burners need repair!
  • Furnace without refractory (which is good for shipping)
  • Exhaust plant
  • Launder system
  • Skimming machine
  • EMS unit
  • Dross press

Filtration System

Alpur Degassing System

Grain Refiner

  •  Titanium Boron (AlTiB) rod feeder system       

Vertical Casting Table

  • Slip on graphite           
  • Air pressure:  6 bar
  • Gas pressure: 1 bar
  • Logs heads & tails cutting system

Water treatment plant


EQUIPMENT DETAIL:

Scrap System:

  • Scrap loading machine = Capacity: 8 m³ 
  • Size of scrap container = 2.5m L x 3.0m W x 1.0m H
  • Scrap container bottom stroke = 2.5m
  • Speed of loader carriage = 12 m/min
  • Speed of sliding bottom opening = 2.5 m/min
  • Hydraulic drive with on-board diesel engine


Melting Furnace:

  • Type: Tilting
  • Capacity= 17.2 ton
  • Production rate = 2000 kg/hr
  • Conventional alloy density = 2400 kg/mc
  • Fuel: LPG
  • Lower heating power = 11,000 kcal/kg
  • Energy connection value = 20 kW, 200 kg/h LPG
  • Free bath surface = 4.0 x 2.5 m
  • Average bath depth = 600 - 650 mm
  • Max. inclination of the furnace = 27°
  • Furnace dims = 6.7m L x 7.0m W x 5.0m H
  • Inclination max height = 6.3 m
  • Door stroke = 1550 mm
  • Load composition = 80% scraps / 20% ingots (99.7)
  • LPG:  96 - 101 kg/ton
  • El. Power = 95/100 kWh
  • Metal waste recovery = 2% (20 kg/ton)
  • No. of daily castings = 3
  • Melted logs per casting = 10 Tons
  • Burner = Regenerative burner system


Launder System

  • Included


Casting Machine:

  • Log length = 5.0 - 6.1m
  • Log Diameters = 6" (152.4mm) / 7" (178mm) / 8" (203mm)
  • Cylinder stroke = 6750 mm
  • Cylinder max. stroke = 7000 mm
  • Shaft diameter = 220 mm
  • Movable platform dimensions = 1900 x 2060 mm
  • Caster dimensions = 3.0m L x 3.0m W x 0.95m H
  • Max. billet weight = 541 kg


Log to Billet Saw Line:

  • Log length capacity = 5.0 - 6.1 m
  • Diameter capacity = 6", 7", 8"
  • Billet net weight = 300kg for 6" / 402kg for 7" / 522kg for 8"
  • Max. billet weight = 541kg


Log Storage Table:

  • Storage capacity = 18 logs (dia. 203 x 6800mm)(3750mm L x 1232mm H
  • Pitch between chain lines = 2560 mm
  • Translation speed = 4-12m per minute
  • Table length = 8200 mm
  • Table height = 1250 mm
  • Table overall width = 700 mm


Saw Machine:

  • Max. blade diameter = 1020 mm
  • Blade speed = 46.2 rad/s - 441 RPM
  • Main carriage translation speed = 0-130 mm/s
  • Billet diameter capacity = 100 - 250 mm
  • Dimensions = 2.9m L x 1.1m W x 1.8m H


Swarf Collecting & Filtering Unit:

  • Fan installed power:  11 kW
  • Air flow: 3000 m³/h


Saw Tables

  • 8850mm L x 600mm W x 1200-1300mm H
  • Vertical stroke = 100 mm
  • Roller pitch: 1140 mm
  • Log translation speed: 4 - 12 m/1'


Unloading storage table = 5150mm L x 1135mm H


Scale (Weighing system) = 5150mm L x 1800mm H


Exhaust plant

  • Heat resistant fan - never used!


Water Treatment Plant


SEPARATE COMPONENTS

  • No. 1 hot water pump, complete of standing valve and non-return valve DN 150 on the delivery (150 m³/h)
  • No. 1 non return valve DN150 to be installed on the existing hot water pump that will be kept running together with the new one

ASSEMBLED COMPONENTS:

  • Pre-assembled group composed by ... 2 x delivery pumps (200 m³/h each) / 4 x compensation joints on suction and delivery / 2 x filters in line DN 150 / 2 x non-return valves / 5 x butterfly valves with electric limit switch / 1 x butterfly valve pneumatically driven
  • Predisposition for delivery meter (using the existing one)
  • Temperature & pressure transducer ... 1 x butterfly valve DN150 with electric actuator, manual control wheel and electric limit switch / Curves, tubes DN200, DN 150, T, reductions to be welded and various connections. This group will be placed parallel to the existing one and will substitute the existing one when the installation job of the new supply will be finished.

ELECTRIC CONTROL DEVICE:

  • 1 x Thermocouple
  • 4 x Limit switches
  • 1 x Electrical actuator for water regulation


Specifications

ManufacturerCoMetal
Model6", 7", 8"
Year1995
ConditionUsed
Stock NumberMC-449