Emergency Collecting Pits


The emergency collecting pit is a safety device and is arranged in front of (below) each water-cooled electro-smelting and holding furnace. After an accident in the furnace, and if all safety devices and/or control mechanisms have malfunctioned, the emergency collecting pit must be in a position to receive the entire contents of the furnace, and at the same time effectively prevent any contact with cooling water.

We have been building emergency collecting pits for over 15 years and comply fully with the guidelines of the VDG-Leaflet S 80. We surpass the essential safety points by a wide margin.

Emergency collecting pits from Silmeta Systems are not an experiment, but rather a product of intensive research and development.


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