Left: a thermographic image showing conditions in one of the AE-Group furnaces prior to modernization, helping to evaluate locations of heat loss. Right: after relining the furnace chamber, another thermographic image shows the improvements.
AE-Group, a manufacturer of critical automotive components in various aluminum alloys, engaged furnace builder StrikoWestofen to manage a program of refractory lining and modernization for 14 dosing furnaces it operates at two foundries in Germany and one in Poland. The furnaces, all Westomat dosing furnaces supplied by StrikoWestofen at different times, will be revised to current operating standards, according to the contractor. The foundries produce castings used in numerous applications, ...
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