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Innovations from overseas for continuous casting

The ASARCO casting process with furnace dependent chill mould

In the search for improved final contour casting processes, Wieland found what it was looking for in the USA at the beginning of the 1950s: The furnace-dependent mould developed there by ASARCO offered new possibilities for the casting of tubes and rods. In 1956, the first plant with the new technology went into operation in Vöhringen.