Side Well Melters
Gillespie + Powers, Inc. remains one of the leading suppliers of large production Side Well Melting Furnaces dating back to the early commercialization of this method of melting scrap aluminum. As the techniques for metal recovery
became more refined, it was obvious that substantial reduction in metal losses could be derived by the introduction of scrap aluminum in an external molten pool of metal attached to the main hearth of the furnace. This lead to the derivation of the class of furnaces now known as Side Well Melters.