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Vortex® – SECO/WARWICK’s patented technology, attracts leading aluminum manufacturers from around the world.


13-Apr-2017

Global aluminum manufacturers trust SECO/WARWICK’s advanced Vortex technology for annealing aluminum coil and foil, producing superior product with in less time than traditional technologies.

Vortex® – SECO/WARWICK’s patented technology, attracts leading aluminum manufacturers from around the world.

Global aluminum manufacturers trust SECO/WARWICK’s advanced Vortex technology for annealing aluminum coil and foil, producing superior product with in less time than traditional technologies.

SECOWARWICK Vortex Technology

After Germany, Turkey and Poland are the next European countries, where the Vortex technology will be implemented on a large scale. SECO/WARWICK’s solution has already been established in Asia and the US.

“Vortex is a solution selected by an increasing number of companies looking for alternative and more efficient systems for annealing aluminum coil and foil. What makes the technology attractive is the proven and excellent quality of the final product, and a significant reduction of cycle time by up to 30%. Solutions with the prefix ‘eco’, in other words, economical –ensuring higher production profit – and environmentally friendly as well as fuel efficient are the current trend in the world of heat treatment, ” states Piotr Skarbiński, Vice President for both business segments, CAB and Aluminum Process at SECO/WARWICK.

ASSAN ALÜMINYUM, Turkey orders 5 additional aluminum annealing furnaces equipped with Vortex Technology

Assan ALÜMINYUM is a world  leader in the production of aluminum products using the continuous casting method, offering its products to a wide variety of sectors such as distribution, construction, transportation, consumer durables and packaging. With dynamic development, the company is working on a new investment and with the need to increase production capacity has once again decided to purchase SECO/WARWICK’s Vortex technology, equipped with an innovative nozzle system for annealing aluminum strip.

“SECO/WARWICK solutions are the technologies that provide the highest quality, precision and reliability of aluminum heat treatment. The premium quality also applies to service. We greatly appreciate the professionalism and integrity of both people and solutions, as evidenced by our long-term cooperation,” says  Murat Akkaş, Senior Manager, Execution, Investment Projects at Assan ALÜMINYUM. “Currently, in the light of the development of our company, we are increasing our production capacity.  We are familiar with the advantages of SECO/WARWICK’s solutions, as we already have 12 SECO/WARWICK systems in operation and we are confident that this new equipment will perform with top-notch quality.”

EKO Świat Group invests again in SECO/WARWICK solutions

Companies that belong to EKO Świat Group produce primary, secondary, casting and plastic alloys. EKO-Świat, searching for technology for the heat treatment of rolled products that will provide efficiency and quality, has for the second time decided to purchase an aluminum annealing furnace equipped with the patented Vortex  technology from SECO/WARWICK.

“The quality and reliability of EKO Świat products is known to an increasing number of customers. In order to successfully conquer European markets, we choose technologies that are competitive not only in terms of price but, above all, quality, hence the choice of a partner who can provide high quality products. Once again we decided to work with SECO/WARWICK because our partner understands not only our needs but also is an expert in their field. Selecting SECO/WARWICK as the supplier of the new Vortex technology is a natural step to increase our production capacity, which will translate into a stronger position in the market,” said owner of the EKO Świat Group Jarosław Śliwakowski.

Vortex in Germany

The SECO/WARWICK solution has been in operation for 2 years by the German aluminum producer – Novelis, which uses Vortex for heat treating aluminum products that are used  in architecture, such as cladding materials for facades of residential, public, and office buildings or as panels for ceilings and walls.

“We produce high-quality materials that are used by very demanding industries, where innovation, customer focus and the continuous quest for sustainable development is the everyday goal that defines the
Novelis brand. To keep this promise, we work with the only best companies like the SECO/WARWICK Group, which is known for delivering innovative solutions for the heat treatment of metals, ” says Eric Tonkowski, Managing Director Novelis Germany.

SECO/WARWICK offers technologies that while maintaining the required standards, guarantee improved efficiency of the production process and the final quality of the heat treated material. The Vortex technology, ensures better temperature uniformity without local overheating of the roll surface which significantly affects the final quality of the heat treated material. The Vortex  system, in addition to achieving a temperature uniformity +/- 3° C, provides a shorter heating time of up to 30% when compared to conventional systems.

SECO/WARWICK’s aluminum heat treating technologies are designed according to customer needs and are equipped with dedicated control systems and transport load equipment, which can be offered in different configurations, tailored to the specific requirements of production processes at end users’ facilities.

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