Production increase up to 48 ton/h

Production increase of an existing Walking Hearth Furnace up to 48 ton/h. The furnace was of a capacity of 42 ton/h. There was a complete revamping of the heating equipment with a new system wich gives a better heating uniformity, which also allows to increase the production rate.

Main details

  • Capacity: 48 ton/h
  • Dimensions: 19.000 x 6.500 mm
  • Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Country: Argentina

Featured details

Engineering of the heating equipment revamping
Heating equipment based on “radiant roof” with burners on roof and burning with preheated air. The system on roof gives better heating uniformity
Revamping of the charging system, originally done by open back wall, it was changed by lateral charging by rolls
Natural gas as main fuel
Low NOx burners
Heat recuperator for a better energy efficiency and lower fuel consumption

Scope of supply

Heating equipment with burners on roof and heat recuperator
Control equipment by PLC and Level 2

Auxiliary equipment

Supply of Charging + Discharging rolls