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Walking Hearth

WALKING HEARTH TYPE REHEATING FURNACES

Wesman has a full range of Walking Hearth type Reheating Furnaces up to a capacity of 150 MTPH to offer to the steel rolling industry. Billets or slabs are charged on the hearth at required spacing through side door over water cooled rollers, will move from charging to discharging end by means of hydraulically driven walking hearth mechanism and are discharged through the side door over water cooled rollers or with the help of ejector. The furnaces can also be designed for end-charging with the help of charge pusher and end-discharging by extractor to suit customer’s requirement. All machinery for automatic operation such as Extractors, Ejectors and Pushers to suit each typical requirement is tailor made to give best results.

Suitable number of moveable refractory lined walking hearths are provided across the width of the furnace for movement of material from charging to discharge end. Hydraulically operated walking hearth mechanism is provided for material movement from one station to the another.

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.

 

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