The SNIF® SHEER R-10HB Single Nozzle System provides a nominal continuous refining rate of 20,000 lb (9,100 kg) per hour. The system consists of a heated refining furnace, one (1) SNIF SHEER spinning nozzle, and PLC automated process and furnace heating controls.
One of the system's most important features is a specially designed refractory-lined refining furnace. The refining chamber is designed to optimize process gas bubble saturation throughout the melt. Internal baffles control the flow of metal, ensuring complete refining of the molten aluminium as it flows through the refining furnace.