SCR Continuous Casting System

Jan 23, 2013

Southwire Company has reached a major milestone in company history with the sale of its 100th Continuous Casting System to produce copper or aluminum rod.

“This milestone could not have been reached without the support of our licensees and the continuous improvements in design and technology of our systems, which has become the trademark of SCR Technologies,” — William M. Berry, president of SCR Technologies.

The 100th system is an SCR-3000 system to be installed in China and will be capable of producing 25 metric tonnes of copper rod an hour in the sizes of 8 mm, 9.5mm, 12.7 mm, 16mm and 18 mm utilizing a Morgan No-Twist rolling mill provided by Siemens Industries Inc.

Southwire’s SCR Technologies provides continuous casting system equipment and technology for the production of copper and aluminum rod. SCR Aluminum rod systems range in capacity from 2.5 to 15 metric tonnes per hour of EC aluminum and alloyed aluminum rod. SCR copper systems range in size from 7 to 54 metric tonnes per hour of ETP copper rod or other profiles such as flats. SCR shaft furnaces and furnace systems for rod, billet and anode casting are available with capacities ranging from 7 to 60 metric tonnes per hour.


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