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Rautomead Limited

P.O. Box P.O. Box 1, DD1 9QY Dundee, Scotland
Nobel Road Wester Gourdie Industrial Estate, DD2 4UH Dundee, Scotland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Telephone +44 1382 622-341
Fax +44 1382 622-941

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GIFA 2019 hall map (Hall 10): stand F40

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GIFA 2019 fairground map: Hall 10

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 10  Casting machines and pouring equipment
  • 10.06  Continuous casting machines and accessories
  • 10.06.01  Continuous casting machines and plants

Our products

Product category: Continuous casting machines and plants

conductor alloy rod

quipment for production capacity 1,000 to 12,000 tonnes per year
Rod sizes from 8.0 mm to 32.0 mm dia.
CuMg, CuAg, CuSn conductor alloys
Coils up to 4.0 tonne capacity

Established upward continuous casting technology for Copper Magnesium, Copper Silver and Copper Tin alloy rod production, as supplied to all the leading European producers (including: NKT Cables Ltd, Lamifil, La Farga Lacambra, Er Bakir and AB Elektrokoppar) and many Chinese producers (including: CRCEB, Centuray and Xian XD).

Production of CuMg 0.15% for automotive and stranded catenary wire applications
CuMg 0.5% for high speed rail contact and catenary wires.

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Product category: Continuous casting machines and plants

oxygen free copper rod

Equipment for production capacity 5,000 to 20,000 tonnes per year
Copper wire rod sizes from 8.0 mm to 32.0 mm dia.
CuOF   3ppm oxygen
Coils up to 4.0 tonne capacity

Established continuous casting technology for manufacture of high quality, low oxygen content CuOF rod.

Suitable for manufacture of enamelled wires, superfine wires, data communication wires using multiwire drawing machines and suitable for manufacture of strips and shaped wires by rotary extrusion machines.

Customers include: Freeport McMoRan Inc., Essex Germany GmbH, Zhenxiong Copper Group Co. Ltd, Ngo Han JSC, Dovina & Mueller Industries.

Graphite crucible furnace technology with electric resistance heating provides the best upward continuous casting system for oxygen-free copper wire rod production.

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Product category: Continuous casting machines and plants

precious metals

Production technology for gold casting, silver casting and their alloys

Mint, Jewellery, Electronics & Dental industry applications

Horizontal and vertical downward continuous casting equipment

Batch casting capability from 0.5 kg (16 oz)

Continuous casting up to 1,000 kg/hr  (32,000 oz/hr)

Equipment for:  wire rod from 4mm

                               large billet up to 200 mm dia.

                               strip from 10mm up to 400mm wide

                               special shapes, e.g. trapezoid for sputtering targets
                                                                    ingot shape  for 1,000 oz bars

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About us

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Established in 1978, Rautomead Limited has evolved to become the world's leading and most experienced supplier of continuous casting technology for non-ferrous alloys.

Our continuous casting machines are used internationally to deliver continuous casting of Copper Wire and Cable, Alloy Wire, Engineering Alloys, Precious Metals, Copper Magnesium and Copper Chrome Zirconium Rod.

Over forty years, Rautomead  has aimed to play its part in modernising aspects of the non-ferrous metals industry with its many end-uses and world-wide applications by casting at near net shape to minimise processing costs and by casting an ever increasing range of alloys for products being developed by the automotive, medical and communications industries.

This keeps our continuous casting technology at the forefront of the industry with a team of experienced engineers available to support our clients so that they can be at the forefront of theirs.