Secondary Aluminium

 

CASE STUDY

Customer:
MAERZ-Gautschi GmbH Aluminium Division, Switzerland for Erbslöh
Aluminium GmbH, Germany
Type of furnace:
Aluminium Tilting Melting Furnace 
Scope:
Supply of an Ultra Low NOx regenerative burner system for a new furnace
Commissioned:
August 2003   
 
Features:
  • Capacity: 15 tonnes
  • Melt rate: 5 tonnes / hour
  • Charge: 50% bailed ingots, 50% sawn bar
  • Burners: 1 pair of EJ40 E-jet Ultra Low NOx Regenerative Burners rated at 3500 kW
  • Fuel: Natural Gas

     

 Benefits:
  • Specific energy consumption < 500 kWh/t
  • High specific melt rate
  • NOx < 265 mg/m3 @ 3% 02
  • Reliable combustion system, easy to maintain