UPCAST (OUTOKUMPU) Continuous Casting

UPCAST Continuous Casting Plant

At UPCAST (Outokumpu) plant, high purity copper cathodes are melted in protective atmosphere in the induction furnaces. Molten metal, transferred into holding and casting furnaces via the atmosphere controlled launders, is cast into wire rod with standard diameters of 8 mm (5/16"), 12,5 mm (1/2") and 20 mm (3/4") by "Upcast" continuous casting method. Silver alloyed copper wire-rod is also produced at this plant.

Related Standards: ASTM B170, ASTM B49, EN 1977

Note: Please contact our Marketing Department for different sizes other than above. (marketing@sarkuysan.com)