Morgan Advanced Materials

Morgan Molten Metal Systems launches a next generation, ‘game-changing’ crucible for holding molten Aluminium - VAluStar™

As an Advanced Materials Company, Morgan constantly upgrades its products to deliver more value to its customers. Morgan's Motel Metal Systems business is proud to introduce its latest range of next generation crucibles for Aluminium holding application – VAluStar™.

Backed by Morgan’s expertise and experience of over 160 years in manufacturing crucibles for nonferrous metals, VAluStar™ crucibles are highly resistant to oxidation at low temperatures, thanks to Morgan’s proprietary glazes.

These crucibles are particularly best suited for holding Aluminium and Aluminium alloys in electric resistance furnaces.

VAluStar™ are high density, clay-bonded, iso-statically pressed crucibles containing graphite and silicon carbide. Morgan MMS team has recorded highly encouraging trial results for VAluStar™ in European region foundries. When compared with best available crucibles in the market for Aluminium holding application in electric resistance furnaces, VAluStar™ has:

  • Better crucible life by 50% or higher
  • Lowered production downtime due to reduced frequency of crucible changeover
  • Increased production capacity per crucible upwards of 50%
  • Generates a significant cost saving for the customers

Morgan MMS is confident that it is offering a ‘game changer’ product, which can significantly improve the ‘value’ obtained by the crucible users. MMS team will be happy to answer your queries and explain more details about ‘VAluStar™’.