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Energy saving Setpoint Management Software for Continuous Furnaces

Wesman is pleased to announce that jointly with a USA based software developer it has developed an off-line software to manage optimum heating strategy for Walking Beam, Pusher, Rotary Hearth Furnaces used in Steel Reheating and Forging Applications.

Use of this easy to use powerful 'intelligent' tool will save the end user enormous energy costs by giving the optimum setpoint for the furnace zones. The use of the software, with a a payback period of only a few months, will also  improve the overall thermal and metallurgical performance of the continuous furnace processing any size, shape or grade in normal operation as well as during unforeseen delays or interruptions that occur in continuous mill operations in steel plants. To know more about this unique software tool, available exclusively in India from Wesman, please click here.

 

Wesman's completely indigenously designed largest ever built in India Rotary Hearth Furnace successfully commissioned in September 2010 at United Seamless Tubes and Pipes Ltd in Hyderabad. This is a 110 MTPH furnace for heating billets for a seamless tube plant with a connected load of 52 Million Kcal/hour with 72 Wesman Gas burners in 8 control zones having an outer hearth diameter of 42 meters.

Wesman commissioned Walking beam type hardening and tempering furnaces for heat treatment of cylinders, capacity 22 cylinders per hour successfully in November 2010 at Euro India Cylinders Limited for their project at KASEZ area, Kandla, Gujarat.

Wesman commissioned Walking beam type hardening, capacity 7.5 MTPH and conveyorised type tempering furnaces, capacity 4 MTPH for heat treatment of leaf springs successfully in November 2010 at Jamna Auto Industries at their project at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.

Wesman is executing for Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd order for their Raipur plant one number producer gas/oil fired walking hearth type billet reheating furnace having capacity of 100 MTPH.

Tata Motors Ltd orders for their Jamshedpur plant one number gas fired Pusher Tray furnace for Stress Relieving of cylinder heads,capacity 5 MTPH with 10 control zones with forced air cooling arrangement.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd orders for their Trichy plant 3 numbers bogie hearth furnaces having capacities of 70 MT, 50 MT and 46 MT.

Hindustan Dorr-Oliver Ltd orders for their Chakala plant one number gas fired bogie hearth type heat treatment furnace with pulse firing system, batch capacity 100 MT.

Ahmednagar Fortings Ltd orders for their Chakan and Kuruli plants two numbers Pusher Tray type Heat Treatment Continuous furnaces for hardening and tempering of forgings, capacity 2 MTPH with oil and polymer quenching facilities.

NHK Spring India Ltd orders for their Manesar plant LPG fired walking beam type hardening and conveyorized type tempering furnaces for stabilizer bars of capacity 1.6 MTPH.

Jamna Auto Industries Ltd orders for their Yamuna Nagar and Malanpur plants two numbers each gas/oil fired walking beam type hardening and conveyorized tempering furnaces for leaf springs, capacity 10 MTPH.

Toyo Springs Ltd orders for their Sonipat, Haryana one number each walking beam type hardening and conveyorized tempering furnaces for heat treatment of spring steel, capacity 7.5 MPH.

Siemens-VAI Ltd orders 13 sets of ladle preheaters/driers and 16 sets of tundish preheaters/driers for Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai.

Everest Aluminium Pvt Ltd orders for their Kolkata plant one number Oil Fired Stationery type Aluminium Melting Furnace, capacity 10 MT with Twinbed Regenerative Burners.

ANKIT METAL & POWER - KOLKATA have ordered in April 2011 with 9 month completion time an Oil Fired Walking Hearth type Billet Reheating Furnace with capacity of 40 MTPH FOR 1.8 MTPA Stainless Steel Wire Rod Mill at Bankura, West Bengal that includes design, engineering, supply. erection and commissioning. The charge material will be stainless steel, ball bearing steel, cutting steel, high carbon steel and spring steel. The furnace is fully automatic with PLC-PC based control system.

TOYO SPRINGS - SONIPAT have placed a repeat order in April 2011 with a 6 month delivery for a Gas Fired Walking Beam type Hardening & Conveyorised Tempering Furnaces for leaf springs. The Walking Beam Hardening furnace has an output of 7500 kg/hr has a maximum temperature of 1000 deg C. The Conveyorised Tempering Furnace with chain link stainless steel mesh conveyor has an operating temperature of 600 deg C. Both the furnaces are automatically controlled by a PLC-PC based control system.

Wesman Exports is executing a prestigious order for Five(5) numbers Ladle Preheaters and Driers and Three(3) Tundish Preheaters & Driers for Jindal Shadeed Iron & Steel LLC, Sultanate of Oman.

WESMAN's Furnace Division is executing three orders from Ramkrishna Forgings Limited,Jamshedpur for heat treatment of automobile forged components such as crank shaft, stub axle and front axle beam. All installations will be commissioned in 2013.
 
Two sets of Continuous Pusher Tray type Heat Treatment Line having capacity of 2 MTPH comprising Gas fired Hardening furnace with IBS self recuperative burners complete with oil and polymer quenching facilities and Electrically heated Tempering furnace with cooling arrangement.  Each installation will be supplied with two numbers of Wesman Fork type Extractors - one for quenching and other for cooling.One set of Continuous Pusher Tray type Heat Treatment Line having capacity of 4 MTPH comprising Gas fired Hardening furnace with self recuperative IBS burners complete with oil and polymer quenching facilities and Electrically heated Tempering furnace with cooling arrangement along with two numbers of Wesman Fork type Extractors - one for quenching and other for cooling

 

 

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