Hycast - Casting machine vertical

Casting machine vertical

Quality, maintenance efficiency and simplified handling

Casting machine vertical (CMV) with a single acting internally/externally guided hydraulic casting cylinder. The mould supporting system is supplied as a tilt frame on a fixed foundation, or a rollaway mould carriage system with or without an integrated tilt frame.

A fully automated casting sequence is obtainable when combined with Hycast billet or rolling slab casting technology and Casting Control System


Unique features

Tailor-made vertical casting machine

  • State of the art single acting internally guided hydraulic casting cylinder
  • Founded on solutions proven to be successful in full-scale operation
  • Mould supporting system tailor-made to customer-specific requirements
  • Mould carriage can be customized for extrusion ingot as well as rolling slab casting
  • Breakaway-torque limiter for cylinder guide protection
  • Easy access to critical components
  • Platen with open steel frame
  • HSE measures
    • Industry-proven automated safety system
    • Hard-wiring of all safety systems
    • Anti-explosion coating of components inside casting pit
    • Mobile pit-cover for safe access
    • Fall prevention railings around the pit area
    • Steam extraction system
    • Cylinder at full stroke at start of cast
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