Chip remelting plants

Chip pre-treatment and melting plant

These are pre-treatment and melting plants that are specifically designed for processing loose swarf and light-gauge scrap. The design is a result of extensive in-house R&D aimed at achieving outstanding cost-effectiveness and green operation.

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Chip Pre-Treatment and Melting Plant


  • Chips are charged continuously and heated to some 400 °C in seconds. This evaporates both hydrocarbons and moisture
  • Dryer and melting furnace functions combined in one process to thermally reclaim organic components
  • Hot swarf goes directly into the melting process. That avoids further oxidation or moisture pick-up
  • Electromagnetic liquid-metal pump for quick, vigorous submersion of the charged material and continuous melt bath agitation


  • Customized pre-treatment of chips for best drying and melting behaviour (sieving, shredding, centrifuging, magnetic separation, dosing, etc.)
  • Melting plants for remelting chips and swarf with possible adherent water, oil or emulsion + melting of ingots, sows and scrap
  • Melting capacity 2 - 8 t/h or 40 to 160 t/d
  • Very low specific energy consumption (< 600 kWh/ton including drying)
  • Extremely low melt loss (< 1 %) thus this high metal recovery
  • Low manpower for operation and maintenance
  • Superior metal quality of the melt (low oxide and hydrogen content)
  • Meeting most stringent environmental standards