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In 2010, Intals (previously Vedani Carlo Metalli) a secondary aluminium producer in Italy signed a Joint Development Contract with Fives Solios to supply Genios.

This state-of-the-art Metal Moving System developed by Fives can stir, transfer and cast, all in one single unit.
The customer's objective was to set up a reliable casting method while reducing its operation and maintenance costs.

Technical characteristics

  • Installation on the existing furnace side wall within a short-time frame
  • Automatic operation
  • Low maintenance
  • Better alloy mixing with less dross generation
  • Very reliable casting with automatic casting start and stop
  • Automatic and accurate launder level control with laser (+/-3mm)
  • Better temperature distribution through the liquid metal
  • Improved operator safety
  • Maximised product quality 

Thanks to the significant improvements achieved in terms of environmental, human and operational performance, Genios has been awarded the Fives Engineered Sustainability label in 2014.