On VSMPO vacuum arc furnace converts waste into titanium ingots

On Verkhnyaya enterprise "VSMPO-Avisma" after the upgrade was commissioned vacuum arc furnace number 1. In an updated furnace was tested for the first time a new technology — the so-called consolidation chips.

  • Photo Uralinformbjuro
  • Photo Uralinformbjuro

As explained, "Uralinformbjuro" the press-service of JSC "Corporation VSMPO"Increase the volume involved in the production of waste — this is the most important of the tasks assigned to technologists. Improved vacuum-arc furnace number one allowed to make a big step in that direction. Before the reconstruction of the ingot smelting involves not more than 15% of the waste, the rejuvenated" roaster "able to swim to the electrode chip 35% of the total weight of the ingot.

Deputy Head of department number 32 in quality and technology Michael Chashchin noted that the upgraded furnace has already released several batches of ingots, which will be used for the production of semi-finished products.

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