Honeywell to acquire the Elster Division of Melrose Industries

Honeywell today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Elster Division of Melrose Industries plc for approximately $ 5.1 billion. Elster is a leading provider of... more

Abul Khair Strip Processing orders bell annealer facility from Ebner

Bangladeshi steel producer Abul Khair Strip Processing has placed an order with Ebner for a bell annealer facility with an annual capacity of 150,000 tons. The new plant will be built at the... more

SMS group to deliver continuous galvanizing line to MMK

The Russian steel producer Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) and the SMS group concluded a contract for the supply of equipment for a new continuous galvanizing line. The production... more

ArcelorMittal Asturias modernizes its walking beam furnace

SMS Meer SpA was awarded a new contract by ArcelorMittal Asturias for the revamping of the 150-ton/hour walking beam furnace that feeds the wire rod mill. The furnace will be fully... more

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Report: Enhancing the efficiency of induction heating plants through Silicon Carbide MOSFETs

Frequency converters are power electronic devices or systems that convert electric energy with given parameters (voltage, frequency, number of phases) into electric energy with different... more

Foundry industry 2020: trends and challenges

The global casting industry will face major challenges during the next years: Important customer groups build up new capacities mainly in Asia or (Northern) America. Requirements regarding... more

Hot Shots: Multi-frequency hardening in action

The simultaneous multi-frequency hardening process patented by EFD Induction achieves true contour hardening of small gears in far under one second. Notable is the absence of through... more

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Heat recovery system in action

Efficient heat recovery from inert gas flares

The Runkel GmbH & Co. KG has developed a patented system for heat recovery to reuse the energy content of inert or shield gases heat treatment furnaces are operated with. In a three shift... more

Two-colour pyrometer

Compact two-colour pyrometer with integrated display and keyboard

The two-colour pyrometer series CellaTemp PK from Keller MSR Infrared Thermometer Solutions, has a compact housing design. In addition to the measured temperature, the device displays... more

Temperature controller

Temperature controller for embedded applications

The new 5R7-001 temperature controller from Oven Industries creates a seamless transition between heating and cooling devices, as it serves as the commander of thermoelectric modules. The... more

20-channel temperature logger for heat treatment processes

At the THERMPROCESS/METEC exhibition in Düsseldorf, Datapaq introduced a new quality control solution for high-temperature heat treatment applications. Featuring up to 20 channels and a large... more

Compact induction vertical scanner launched

GH Induction is launching a new TVK vertical scanner family. This new compact solution is designed to include all necessary items to perform hardening, tempering, brazing or any induction... more

Expanded product portfolio of induction generators

Complete process control, convenient operating features and high efficiency – these are the benefits of the new induction generators from the TruHeat MF Series 7000 (G2) from Trumpf... more