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Maintenance without downtime: Aurubis AG increases productivity through use of TII Group’s industrial lift transporter

Aurubis AG Increase Productivity with Industrial Lift Transporter

Maintenance without downtime: Aurubis AG increases productivity through use of TII Group’s industrial lift transporter

• Aurubis AG changes copper converter operating mode at the production facility in Bulgaria
• Instead of being serviced at the work station (re-chamotted), each individual 500-tonne converter now moved to the service station on the Kamag industrial lift transporter Type 3800
• Pallet system with sliding device ensures a fast and safe loading and unloading process

Aurubis AG is a German copper producer and copper recycler. The company manufactures more than one million tonnes of copper cathodes annually and produces a range of copper products from this. At the Pirdop plant in Bulgaria, mainly copper anodes, copper cathodes and sulfuric acid are produced. The copper converters used here weigh around 500 tonnes respectively and are badly worn after a certain time. Previously, they were therefore re-chamotted directly at their workstations which subsequently led to long periods of downtime as well as loss of production. After detailed discussions with experts from Kamag Transporttechnik, Aurubis AG changed the process: instead of remaining at the work stations during maintenance operations, the copper converters are now transported to special service stations using a pallet system complete with sliding device on a Kamag industrial lift transporter. This not only results in a huge jump in terms of efficiency but also a higher level of safety and improved working conditions for the maintenance teams. Kamag Transporttechnik forms part of the TII Group which has a long tradition of realising industry-related complete solutions such as in the case of the Aurubis manufacturing facility. As a full-range supplier for all logistical requirements in metallurgy sector, the Group provides transport systems for use in the production process which can comfortably deal with all transport assignments along the value chain. The range of vehicles extends from ladle transporters for molten steel and slag pot carriers for payloads up to 150 tonnes in U-frame and platform designs through to slab transporters, industry transporters, scrap basket transporters, set-down skip loaders, compact coil transporters complete with covers that provide protection against wind and weather as well as heavy-load trailers with electronic steering and an automatic positioning aid for driving under pallets.

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