OUR PRODUCT RANGE IN DETAIL
Continuous casting technology is currently the most efficient method of casting steel worldwide. Consequently, more than 90 % of world steel is produced through the CC route. With the development of new markets, alloys and steel use applications, the challenges to produce steel at higher casting speeds meeting stringent quality demands have increased manifold. One of the most critical products used during continuous casting of steel to achieve the ever increasing demand for productivity and quality is the Continuous Casting Mould Release product.
YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN
OUR PRODUCT RANGE IN DETAIL
PETROFER MOULD OIL series are designed to avoid adhesion of the molten steel in the mould during the continuous casting process. The long-term usage leads to an improvement in mould life, avoiding any surface quality problems, increases the quality of billet surface, blooms and slabs, decreases the labour cost and gives very good performance at high casting speeds. PETROFER MOULD OIL series are mineral oil free mould release lubricants, especially developed to use in a continuous casting process. These mould oils are formulated from high quality lubricants and additives. The products are nontoxic, biodegradable, and therefore reduce impact on human health and the environment.
CASTING POWDER AND GRANULES
Continuous Casting and starting powders/granules are formulated for low carbon, high carbon and peritectic steel grades. They are typically used for production of slab, thin slab, billet, bloom and beam blanks. The products are formulated to be free flowing and ensure consistent coating of the steel and mould, and avoid caking or blocking of the application equipment.
LADLE AND TUNDISH INSULATION COVER
Acidic and basic tundish covering powders and anti-inclusion compounds are designed to cover the top surface of the tundish. The use of these powders is critical in preventing the oxidation of the liquid steel and therefore improving the cast quality. These products provide thermal insulation and prevent reoxidation of the melt while being transferred around the plant.
PETROFER’s mould fluxes provide benefits with respect to lubrication of copper moulds, preventing secondary oxidation, while providing melt insulation. They also promote absorption of non-metallic inclusions.
Products suitable for open casting of billets have been developed which provide benefits relating to; uniform heat extraction across the mould walls, improved rhombicity of billets and longer mould life. A range of passive insulating powder and granule covers for ladle, tundish and blast furnace launders – these products provide thermal insulation to the top surface of the molten metal thus preventing thermal losses by radiation. Neutral and Basic grades are available for steel ladles and tundishes. LOW SMOKE ladle cover is also available for the environmentally conscious customers. Basic fluxes are designed specifically to absorb Alumina Inclusions in critical steel grades during continuous casting.
High flexibility & rapid response
The latest technology
Application support & customer service
Long term partnership
REDUCTION OF TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP
- Longer mould life
- Low usage of process consumable
- Ensures extended lubrication and reduced process costs
HIGHER PROCESS EFFICIENCY AND RELIABILITY
- Increase the casting speed
- Prevent the molten steel surface in the mould from oxidizing
- Increases the strand shell solidity and reduces the inclusions and cracks
IMPROVEMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL BALANCE
- Reduces chemical consumable usage
- Ensure energy saving by good insulation
- Reduced scrap and rework
PETROFER presents solutions for metalworking and cleaning at GIFA 2023
We at PETROFER are pleased to announce our participation as an exhibitor at the prestigious GIFA 2023 exhibition. The trade fair, which will be held… Read more PETROFER presents solutions for metalworking and cleaning at GIFA 2023
PETROFER Bee Project – New Milestones
As part of the PETROFER bee project, an important update was made in the honey room of the bee box at the beginning of May.… Read more PETROFER Bee Project – New Milestones
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS 2022
An intense and busy year comes to an end, in which once again, new challenges had to be mastered. It was challenging in many unexpected… Read more CHRISTMAS GREETINGS 2022
Fundraising campaign for people in need of our local community in Hildesheim 2022
This year PETROFER supports a local project and donates to the Hildesheimer Tafel. For many people, the past year was associated with challenges in their… Read more Fundraising campaign for people in need of our local community in Hildesheim 2022
SUSTAINABILITY SINCE 1948
“We improve our clients‘ performance by enabling the most efficient use of resources, delivering German technology with local expertise, while protecting our planet for generations.”… Read more SUSTAINABILITY SINCE 1948
PETROFER BEES PROJECT – FIRST HONEY HARVEST
PETROFER is involved in projects for the protection of bees, nature and the environment and is committed to keeping bee colonies in a species-appropriate, natural… Read more PETROFER BEES PROJECT – FIRST HONEY HARVEST
PETROFER: THE COMPLETE SOLUTION FOR ALL HEAT TREATMENT PROCESSES
Pre-HT washing, quenching, final cleaning – technology with experience and energy savings due to lower application temperatures The focus is increasingly turning towards component cleanliness… Read more PETROFER: THE COMPLETE SOLUTION FOR ALL HEAT TREATMENT PROCESSES
6. HILDESHEIM COMPANY RUN
We were very pleased with the enthusiastic participation of our employees. Many thanks for representing PETROFER so well. We are proud of you and hope… Read more 6. HILDESHEIM COMPANY RUN
LEEK PHOTO CLUB AWARDS
Kevin Burton wins PETROFER Trophy at Leek Photo Club Awards On the evening of 23rd June 2022, the PETROFER Trophy was once again awarded at… Read more LEEK PHOTO CLUB AWARDS
PETROFER UND HÜTTENES-ALBERTUS GEMEINSAM AUF DER EUROGUSS 2022
After a break of 2 ½ years, EUROGUSS will finally take place again from 08.06. – 10.06.2022 in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg. EUROGUSS is the world’s largest… Read more PETROFER UND HÜTTENES-ALBERTUS GEMEINSAM AUF DER EUROGUSS 2022