Coil logistics for finishing mill at ElvalHalcor

In its Oinofyta plant near Athens, Greece, ElvalHalcor S.A. has successfully rolled the first aluminum hot strip coil on its new finishing mill supplied by SMS group. The new, four-stand finishing mill was installed downstream an existing reversing mill. With the new plant, ElvalHalcor S.A can produce hot-rolled aluminum strip in thicknesses from 1.8 to 12.7 millimeters and up to a width of 2.6 meters for a wide range of industrial applications.

Within the scope of this project, AMOVA supplied the complete coil transport system comprising four coil cars, two turntables, two cradle roller stations, one lifting table and two coil deposits; furthermore a fully automatic circumferential strapping machine as well as a fully automatic combined circumference-strapping and marking machine including weighing equipment, which were also put into operation by AMOVA.