Aluminium industry

Aluminium melting

Extreme heat and extremely fine aluminium oxide dust during the melting process

Automation solutions from Festo:

Crust-breaker cylinders and seal-free spool valves withstand extreme requirements in the aluminium industry.

Properties of crust-breaker cylinders:

  • Service life of over 5 years, even under high transverse loads
  • Temperature resistant to 250°C
  • Heat-resistant fluorocarbon rubber and PTFE seals
  • Flexible hard scraper
  • Special bearings and piston rod guides for 100% unlubricated operation


Product information for crust-breaker cylinders