About us

Vacuum Technology for Maximum Performance

Since 1959, SCHMELZMETALL group is a leading manufacturer of copper based high-performance alloys.

We are represented all over world by internationally acting sales teams and branches. Our HOVADUR® alloys stand for highest quality and a fair price-performance ratio.

Due to nearly 60 years of experience in producing high vacuum copper alloys we achieve a high uniformity in quality. We master the further processing to semi-finished products and finished parts. We know how to apply our alloys optimally in your processes and applications.

Our experience – Your advantage:

You will receive customized high-performance alloys with properties exactly matched to your requirements!



Raiffeisenstrasse 8
DE-97854 Steinfeld-Hausen

Tel +49 9359 9720 0
Fax +49 9359 9720 40

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Copper Price

MTZ surcharge 09.08.22

€/CHF 0,97569

Basis MK 200:
Q=8,56€/kg / M=6,81€/kg / T=7,15€/kg

Q=8,88CHF/kg / M=6,75CHF/kg / T=6,92 CHF/kg


Explanation of terms:

MTZ = Copper surcharge
LME = London Metal Exchange
MK = Metal quotation
Q = Average of quarter
M = Average of month
T = Average of day
€/CHF = Exchange rate Euro / Swiss franc