Our Selection of Applications & Products

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Anode Jacking Control Valves

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Breaker / Ore Feed Valves

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Door Open/Close Control Valves

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Inline EnergySaver Valves

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Overhead Crane Control Valves

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Break/Ore Feed Cylinders

Aluminum Industry Applications

  • EnergySaver
  • Breaker/Ore Feed
  • Anode Jacking
  • Overhead Crane
  • Door Opening

Aluminum Industry Solutions
- Poppet Valves

ROSS Poppet valves are the valve technology of choice for the Smelter Industry.  With proven long-life, reliability and unsurpassed performance, the ROSS Poppet has proven itself over many decades in the challenging and unforgiving smelter environment.  Overwhelming shifting force in each direction is the key to the ROSS Poppet.  Being a true poppet, its perpendicular face seal design delivers self-cleaning and self-compensating sealing to minimize leakage (~ zero) compared to any other internal valve construction on the market.  Alumina dust and other pipe debris is no match for the ROSS Poppet.

Metal poppet

ROSS poppet valves have positive sealing with no sliding action to prevent damage and wear. They are also self-cleaning and dirt tolerant thanks to the smallest flow-through area across the poppet’s seal and seat which produces a high-enough velocity to blow out all dirt and foreign matter. Plus, the valve is self-compensating for wear by automatically changing stroke length due to height changes in the valve seal from burnishing. These valves are designed for repeatability, high-temperature service, high speed, and high-shift consistency over the life of the valve.

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ROSS/FLEX®Tailoring Standard Products to Your Specific Applications

Using the customer’s expertise and intrinsic knowledge of the smelter application, together with ROSS engineering’s capability to quickly design/manufacture a solution using ROSS' proven Poppet internals, opens the door to painless continuous improvement (cost reduction, improved performance, increased uptime, improved safety, etc..)

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ROSS Controls® – Safety Specialists

Achieve compliance (ISO, EN, ANSI, CSA and OSHA).  ROSS employs a team of Global Safety Specialists with vast experience and knowledge of the applicable global standards for fluid power applications.  A well-designed Safety circuit will reduce risk, improve productivity and ultimately increase your bottom-line. Safety should be the cornerstone of any loss prevention program. 

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Our team of Global Industry Specialists, would be happy to assist in finding the right solution based on your individual requirements. Please feel free to reach out to our team to get the conversation started to see how ROSS can help you strengthen your position in the Aluminum Industry.

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