pour-tech enables Luitpoldhütte with automatic pouring

The market leader for flexible and fully automated pouring solutions was able to gain the trust of a well-known German foundry, Luitpoldhütte GmbH.

The inquiries and the demands for automatic pouring are increasing. To ensure high-qualitative casting results, Luitpoldhütte GmbH decided to upgrade their furnace from Inductotherm Deutschland GmbH to a fully automated system. Frank Schild, CEO of Luitpoldhütte GmbH explains the decision as follows:

Luitpoldhütte GmbH is a well-known supplier of large components poured in green sand, especially for agriculture. We consider slag-free casting as a necessary requirement to further improve our delivery performance. pour-tech as the number one in automatic pouring is the partner of choice!

Frank Schild, CEO Luitpoldhütte GmbH

Oliver Schmitz, Sales Manager of pour-tech AB, is very pleased about the opportunity and a new challenge:

With this cooperation, we are able to proof our capability of adapting every use case, upgrading any machine and fulfilling the demands of our customers. We are always forced to create a remarkable and reliable system with our expertise and technologies.

Oliver Schmitz, Sales Manager at pour-tech AB

The lasers, cameras, inoculation unit, software and the HMI will be mounted on an Inductotherm furnace. The system will be capable of controlling the pouring process fully automatic and accomplishing perfect pouring results. Mounted on an existing flask line, the system is designed to pour grey iron. The installation is planned for summer 2024.

The cooperation between pour-tech AB, Luitpoldhütte GmbH and Inductotherm Deutschland GmbH represents a shared vision to drive innovation and foster growth. By combining their strengths, the companies will embark on a reliable production with lower cycle times and perfect casting results.

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