Inductotherm Supplying Equipment for Galvannealing
Inductotherm Corp. (Rancocas, N.J.) has been selected by Mittal Steel to supply the equipment for the production of Galvanneal sheet on its hot dip galvanizing line. Inductotherm will supply a 300-short-ton-capacity channel induction coating pot with its patented Variable Induction Power (VIP®) technology and a 4,600 kW UNIGAL Galvanneal heating system with high-frequency STATITRON® technology. The equipment is scheduled to be commissioned in early 2007.
In addition to the Galvanneal heater, the project includes a 600 kW induction edge heater that utilizes Inductotherm's UNIEDGE technology. Also included in the package is a 2,000 kW UNICOAT induction heating system, which can achieve peak metal temperatures up to 180°F at process speeds up to 750 feet per minute.