Billet Manufacturing Plants

Aluminium Billet Manufacturing Plant

High dimensional precision aluminium billets

The process for obtaining aluminium billets or tubes begins with smelting scrap, ingots, etc. Once the metal has been smelted and its chemical composition adjusted, it is cast into billet shapes in the casting machine. The billets then undergo homogenization treatment, followed by controlled cooling. Lastly, the billets are cut to the desired measurement and prepared for shipping.
At GHI, we design and supply the furnaces and auxiliary equipment used in the production process, during both smelting and treatment.

Plant certifications


Billet manufacturing process

Value proposition of this plant

High dimensional precision billets with optimum finish.

Quality and uniformity of the aluminium recovered, through an agitation system using porous plugs or other systems in holding furnaces.

Jointly engineered by all the stakeholders in the process, the aim being to find the solution that best meets the customer’s current and future needs.

Energy-efficient equipment.

A high degree of process automation permitting high production levels and minimum human involvement.

A management and control system which permits process variables to be monitored, thus offering possibilities for control and continuous improvement.

Corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance; SAT and Services 4.0.

Equipment in this plant

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