LOI Industrial Furnaces (Pittsburgh, Pa.) has completed the start-up of a high-temperature roller hearth furnace at the Washington, Pa., specialty-plate facility of ATI Allegheny Ludlum.

LOI Industrial Furnaces (Pittsburgh, Pa.) has completed the start-up of a high-temperature roller hearth furnace at the Washington, Pa., specialty-plate facility of ATI Allegheny Ludlum. With a temperature range of 1400°F-2200°F, the furnace can reheat stainless steels, nickel-base alloys and other specialty metals.

The roller hearth is used to reheat these specialty plates during the rolling process. The furnace is equipped with LOI recuperative burners for fuel efficiency.