New furnace system for Metex Heat Treating

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. has installed and commissioned a 6.000 lb/h continuous mesh belt atmosphere furnace system for Metex Heat Treating Ltd., of Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

This new system was commissioned for the hardening and tempering of high volume fasteners and includes a computerized loading system, mesh belt controlled atmosphere hardening furnace, oil quench system, mesh belt tempering furnace, pre and post wash systems and a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system integrating enhanced features to  support compliance with CQI-9 guidelines.

The continuous quench and tempering system incorporates enhanced energy reduction design features achieved through the benefits of recuperative burner technology providing improved system efficiencies and reduced emissions.

Founded in 1983, by Surjit Bawa P.Eng, Metex Heat Treating Ltd. serves high volume, Tier 1 automotive manufacturers of stampings, fasteners and final assemblies in the Ontario, Quebec, Ohio and Michigan markets. From its three plants in Brampton, Ontario, Canada Metex processes over ₤ 60 mio. of heat treated product each year.

Established in 1964, Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. has grown to become a leading designer and manufacturer of thermal processing equipment for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The company focuses on the development of high volume continuous industrial furnaces for challenging applications.

(Source: Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd.)

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