Hertwich offers VDC billet casting machines based on proprietary design. To date several casters have been commissioned for both - billets for extrusion and forging as well as rolling slabs. The Hertwich VDC casters are equipped with an internally guided ceramic coated casting cylinders.
Some outstanding features are:
- design as single and twin VDC caster
- version controlled casting recipe management for continuous quality optimisation
- active guidance of operators
- fully automated cast start for eliminating subjective operator influence → constant product quality, improved safety
- log tracking system of downstream inspection equipment allows identification of faulty moulds
- userfriendly diagnose system for improved efficiency of maintenance