Melting: Energy-Saving Myths About Aluminum Melting

Nine "facts" you ought to understand

If there is one thing aluminum diecasters and foundries have in common it is that they are all concerned with the cost of energy. Everything from electricity used per building to the plant air system is being examined for potential savings, and the cost of energy for melting is typically one of the higher usages of natural gas or electricity. But, there are several myths about energy consumption in industrial furnaces.

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