Metallurgical processes such as melting, refining and casting processes involve vacuum pumps handling large amounts of dust and debris, from oxidised metals through to ceramic from the moulds. In these industrial applications, the demands on the vacuum pump are extraordinary, operating in harsh environments.
Our range of vacuum solutions has been specifically designed to provide you with reliable vacuum in even the harshest process challenges of the metallurgical industries, delivering an optimal vacuum capacity with low energy consumption. From the treatment of liquid metallic materials to the heat treatment of metallic solids, our oil-sealed rotary vane and dry pumps ensure the elimination of contaminants from your production environment and the reduction of impurities from your final product. All our pumps and systems are supported by a global service and support network. If you are unsure of the right pump for your intended process, please contact your local Edwards office. Our application experts will be happy to help you choose the right metallurgy vacuum solution for your particular need.