Elotherm GmbH & Elotherm-Robotron Awarded Induction Contract
February 25, 2002
Elotherm GmbH, Remscheid, Germany, and Elotherm-Robotron, Southfield, Mich., received a contract for a 12,000 kW, CTH 1/11/1800-1/1800 induction heating system from Thyssen Krupp Gehrlach Co. for installation at its U.S. facility in Danville, Ill. The system consists of a Linsinger billet sawing system, power transformers, CTH heater, billet transfer conveyors, billet extraction system, Siemens and Win CCC controls and water cooling systems. Installation is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2002, and production runs are scheduled to begin in mid-2003.