Casting VAR Furnaces


Installation of 3 new casting furnaces at Selmet

Selmet in Albany, OR recently had Jimco design, install and commission 3 new casting furnaces. Jimco also trained Selmet staff to perform all operational, maintenance and troubleshooting necessary for the new furnaces.

Jimco's project tasks:

  • Electrical and control system design, documentation, programming, installation, and commissioning
  • Power quality study and ARC flash labeling
  • Control and plant network fiber and copper network design including network racks, switches, power distribution, etc.
  • Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC and FactoryTalk View Site Edition with RecipePro+
  • Main control panel, remote control panels, and operator control panels design and build
  • Motor control center design and build
  • Allen-Bradley SafeZone and ABB safe stop safety system design, configuration, commissioning, and installation
  • Specialty cameras for viewing high-intensity arc melting, and area cameras for personnel safety and surveillance
  • Medium voltage distribution, switchgear, and transformer design and installation
  • Low voltage bus bar and flexible water-cooled conductor design and installation

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