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Metix (Pty) Ltd is part of SMS Siemag AG within the SMS Group.

Metix operates as a standalone business unit in South Africa from its headquarters in Johannesburg, keeping the well established Metix name.

The process know-how within Metix range from:

- Ferro alloys comprising:
  • Ferrochrome
  • Ferromanganese
  • Silicomanganese
  • Ferrosilicon
  • Ferrovanadium
  • Ferronickel
  • Ferroniobium
  • - Non ferrous metals
    - Precious metals
    - Calcium Carbide
    - Silicon Metal

    The applications for these processes range from ore agglomeration and pre-treatment (such as sintering) through to smelting and product handling.

    Dependant on the application, Metix can offer different technologies for these products, more specifically:

    • AC Furnace technology for CaC2, Si Metal, FeSi, FeMn, SiMn, FeCr and Pt
    • DC Furnace technology for FeCr, TiO2 and Pt
    • Rectangular furnace technology on Pt, Cu, TiO2 and FeNi
    • Slag cleaning
    • Gas cleaning
    • Energy recovery

     

    Metix also supplies its proven key technology equipment to the furnaces either as part of the total Plant or as standalone units. Comprising:

    • Complete electrode systems including pressure rings, contact shoes and slipping devices
    • Furnace roofs
    • Furnace shells and linings
    • Bus tubes and flexibles
    • Furnace charging systems
    • Slag launders
    • Taphole cooling blocks
    • Copper coolers

     
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    TWO-MILLION LTI-FREE HOURS ACHIEVED BY FIRM
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    SA'S FERROALLOY FURNACE TECHNOLOGY
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