Production increase up to 28 ton/h

Production increase of an existing walking hearth furnace up to 28 ton/h. The existing furnace was of a capacity of 18 ton/h and working dimensions of 12.500 x 3.500 mm. The furnace was extended and there was a complete revamping of the heating equipment to achieve the new production rate of 28 ton/h.

Main details

  • Capacity: 28 ton/h
  • Dimensions: 18.000 x 4.500 mm
  • Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Country: Chile

Featured details

Complete design of furnace revamping including the feeding table with billet pack breaker
Heating equipment based on “radiant roof” with burners on roof burning with preheated air. This system on roof gives great heating uniformity
Natural gas as main fuel with diesel as secondary fuel
Low NOx burners
Heat recuperator for a better energy efficiency and lower fuel consumption

Scope of supply

Heating equipment with heat recuperator
Hydraulic unit and cylinders
Control equipment by PLC and Level 2

Auxiliary equipment

Supply of Charging/Discharging rolls
Feeding table and billet pack breaker