PUSHER TYPE REHEATING FURNACES
Wesman has a full range of Pusher type Reheating Furnaces up to a capacity of 150 MTPH to offer to the steel rolling industry. These furnaces can be Top Fired or Top & Bottom Fired, depending on the cross section of the charge material. Billets or slabs are charged on the hearth side by side so that it can be pushed from the charge end the discharge end by means of a electro-mechanical or hydraulic Pusher Machine. The material can be end-discharged at the opposite end or by side-discharge by an Ejector, to suit customer’s mill requirements. All machinery for automatic operation such as Slab Extractors and Pinch Rolls to suit each typical requirement is tailor made to give best results.
The furnaces are fired with Wesman’s high efficiency burners supported by a full complement of combustion system consisting of combustion fan, atomizing fan, oil heating and pumping systems and/or gas trains. In addition auto ignition, flame failure safety and complete control systems are offered. Practically any type of liquid or gaseous fuel can be used viz. Furnace Oil, Light Diesel Oil, LPG, Natural Gas, Coke Oven gas, Blast furnace gas, Producer gas singly or a combination of any oil or gas in case of dual fired furnaces.
To improve fuel efficiency, Recuperators for heating combustion air up to 500 deg C is provided. For customers requiring even more fuel efficiency, Wesman Regenerator burners can be offered that can give air preheat of 1000 deg C or more.
All Wesman furnaces are lined with a combination of high alumina bricks backed by insulation bricks to minimize the skin temperature. High temperature ceramic fiber is also used in various locations to reduce heat losses and reduce maintenance. Roof design can be suspended type of hatch back depending on the design requirements.