Furnaces/Equipment for Aluminium and aluminium based alloys for foundries and casthouses

OTTO JUNKER and the THERMCON brand have long been synonymous with advanced industrial furnace technology and plant engineering. A world leader in its markets, our company has specialized in the supply of aluminium foundry and casthouse equipment.

A powerful partner in furnace engineering and process automation.

Installations for melting and casting aluminium, drying processes, heat recovery, burner installations, furnace modernization projects and process automation systems form the backbone of OTTO JUNKER´s product range.

Our extensive know-how and experience in furnace and plant design, supported by OTTO JUNKER's stringent quality assurance and high dedication and commitment, are key to our ability to supply equipment of a consistently high quality.

Optimum solutions and installations – based on sound know-how and experience.

Our highly qualified, experienced staff ensures that OTTO JUNKER systems will provide the most advanced technology while meeting ongoing innovation and optimization targets, in conjunction with individual customer specifications, at all times.

Furnace feeding five continuous strip casting lines

Quality assurance system

In line with OTTO JUNKER's quality assurance principles, our equipment is built to provide the following: 

  • Safe and efficient operation (operator friendly)
  • Low total cost of ownership
  • Low maintenance costs
  • Rugged and reliable design

OTTO JUNKER products are designed and manufactured in accordance with the stringent quality standards for which our company is renowned and which we take care to improve and refine continuously in dialogue with operators of OTTO JUNKER equipment around the world.

OTTO JUNKER mission statement

Determine all problems impartially, identify a solution through joint academic and industrial enterprise, and deliver the result to the customer in the form of quality products.

Process competence

Supplying complex processing lines from a "one-stop" source is our business. OTTO JUNKER's product range covers the full process chain from melting equipment (sophisticated foundry systems, both induction-type and fuel-fired) to heat treatment systems (pre-heating, annealing, homogenizing, quenching and tempering, artificial ageing, handling and finishing technology).

Technological competence

Based on our long-standing experience and ongoing product refinement, OTTO JUNKER equipment features   extensive capabilities and advanced standards of technology. Our company's close cooperation with the Technical University of Aachen (RTWH) has continued to drive and inspire this innovation, especially in the fields of metallurgy and materials science, electrical engineering and IT.

Range of products:

  • Scrap and ingot pre-heating system
  • Charging machine
  • Melting furnace
  • Casting furnace
  • Recycling system
  • Porous bubbling plug system
  • Molten metal launder system
  • Launder pre-heating system
  • Laser-based launder level control equipment
  • Billet handling equipment
  • Homogenizing furnace for extrusion billet and rolling slabs
  • Cooling chamber for extrusion billet and rolling slabs
  • Burner system
  • Switchgear and control systems
  • SCADA system
  • Economic feasibility analyses
  • Furnace optimisation
  • Furnace upgrades