TRIMET’s headquarters are in Essen – the pearl of the Ruhr region. This is where we produce extrusion billets, rolling ingots, and primary die casting alloys for you every day in our foundry. Production embraces a wide range of dimensions and alloys, including high-gloss materials and special qualities produced in accordance with your specifications.
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An overview of the Essen plant:
- 360 electrolytic furnaces in 3 production halls (PBPF cells in end-to-end configuration)
- 12 melting/holding furnaces (6 x 30 t, 6 x 15 t), gas-heated
- 12 casting furnaces (6 x 30 t, 6 x 15 t), induction-heated
- 4 melting/casting furnaces (4 x 50 t)
- 1 swarf furnace for the continuous and energy-efficient melting of processing swarf
- 8 vertical continuous casters
- 2 horizontal continuous casting lines
- 1 fully automated ultrasonic testing unit for extrusion billets
- 2 continuous homogenization plant for billets
- 6 homogenizing chambers / 3 cooling chambers
- 165,000 metric tons of primary aluminium produced annually
- 300,000 metric tons of cast products produced annually
- 65,000 metric tons of scrap aluminium recycled annually
- In-house continuous casting line for research purposes to develop new alloys and optimize casting processes
- 780 employees, including 46 trainees
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