Vertical Casting Plants

For extrusion and forging billets

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 compatible with all major brands of casting tooling.

Outstanding features

  • design as single and twin VDC caster
  • version controlled casting recipe management for continuous quality optimization
  • 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 molds
  • user-friendly diagnose system for improved efficiency of maintenance