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Aluminum

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Aluminum

Plants

Aluminum

Plants

The world of aluminum

Low weight combined with high strength, good electrical and thermal conductivity, corrosion resistance, and recyclability: these are the stand-out properties of aluminum. Available from SMS group is the full range of machinery and plants for producing, processing, and refining aluminum and aluminum products. Customized to your requirements, all our solutions are designed for efficiency and resource saving.

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SMS group company HERTWICH has, in recent years, truly revolutionized the aluminium industry with its advanced melting technology. Welcome to these groundbreaking innovations: Single-chamber furnaces, Multi-chamber furnaces, Universal rotary tilting furnaces (URTF), Compact-type remelt plants (CTRP), Chip remelting plants and Scrap charging machines.

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SMS group designs, supplies, constructs, and commissions machinery and equipment for the aluminum industry worldwide. It focuses also on aluminum casthouses, supplying horizontal casting plants, vertical casting plants and open mold ingot casters.

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You are guaranteed to benefit from our long-standing technological expertise in hot rolling processes for the aluminum industry. Our portfolio includes Reversing mills for strip and plate as well as semi-continious hot mill lines.

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Single-stand cold rolling mills (CRM) from SMS group are the top solution for producing a broad spectrum of aluminum alloys in different dimensions.

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Aiming to produce just short of half a million tpy of aluminum cold strip? Then tandem cold mills (TCM) from SMS group are the most efficient option for you. Designed in 4-high or 6-high configurations, they feature our well-known CVC® plus as well as other cutting-edge rolling technologies.

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High-quality lightweight aluminum plates and sheets often demand for the cold-rolled aluminum strip to be treated in a process of annealing combined with fast cooling to achieve formability and the necessary material strengths.  For the production of such grades, SMS group supplies suitable Heat and Chemical Treatment Lines.

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The special feature of color coating lines from SMS group is their compact process. Cleaning, coating, strip drying and exhaust gas treatment in the lines are in perfect harmony as the complete technology is supplied from one source. And that makes the lines attain an excellent material quality at little consumption of resources and energy.

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Our sheet and plate stretchers are specifically tailored to meet plant operators‘ needs: they can be designed for low, medium and high stretching forces. SMS group has been continuously developing aluminum plate stretchers for more than 50 years. That means the engineering level of our stretchers is geared to the growing challenges of the market.

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SMS group is the only manufacturer to supply all extrusion processes for all materials and alloys, including all ancillary equipment and automation systems. More than 1,400 reference plants worldwide prove our experience and depth of real-world expertise. We engineer integrated systems along the entire process chain - from extrusion presses to the finishing and further processing equipment.

Our complete portfolio of aluminum plants

Discover the whole world of aluminum and our complete product portfolio of aluminum plants.

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High-quality aluminium sheets for the automotive industry
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