Interwire 2019

13th to 16th May, 2019


13th to 16th May, 2019 07:00 am - 07:30 pm

Website: Interwire 2019


Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
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May 16, 2019, 8:00 am

Running a Copper Rod Line: Tricky Business

User-friendly continuous casting copper rod lines are the result of combining three different processes: melting, casting, and rolling, which in the past were separate processes that may have even been located in different buildings. Although complex, the modern lines do provide a high level of automation that would normally enable a smooth transformation of the raw copper materials into bright coils of quality rod. This paper addresses hidden issues and variables which make CCR lines so tricky to operate and provides a few hints to achieve better results on a consistent and repeatable basis.

Hall: Room A411 Track: GCCF Automation and Safety Track Type: Session