GLOBAL CONTINUOUS CASTING FORUM 2015
The Wire Association International organized its second Global Continuous Casting Forum coinciding with Interwire show 2015. It took place from April 27 to April 30, 2015 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta (Georgia), USA.
The 2015 forum was based on Continuous Casting Process from raw material to final product, passing through production test, quality and so on. During the four-day forum, and for the first time, both copper and aluminium subject were covered successfully.
In this interesting context Continuus-Properzi was present as one of the major continuous casting rod representative, introducing two technical papers through two board members: Mr. Carmelo Maria Brocato Vice-President and Commercial Director of Contiuus-Properzi S.p.A – Milan, Italy and Mr. Giuseppe Marcantoni General Manager of Properzi International (Continuus-Properzi American Branch) – Maryland, USA.
Mr. C.M. Brocato presented a paper entitled: Analysis of electrical energy demand trends and the implication in nonferrous rod demand, on April 28th, 2015. The document focused the analysis of electrical energy demand trend during the past two decades and the relation with the demand of nonferrous rod for electrical application, while Mr. G. Marcantoni expounded his paper titled: Properzi Casting technology, on April 28th, 2015. The paper dealt the most recent developments in Properzi technology, mainly the introduction of "big blocks" refractory in casting and the combination of roughing and finishing mills with new size rolling rolls.