Inductotherm Corp. (Rancocas, N.J.) received an order from Steel Dynamics, Inc. for a premelt pot and the second coating pot for the expansion of SDI''s Jeffersonville, Ind., plant. Inductotherm will supply its coreless-pot technology, which will enable SDI to produce products coated with Galvalume®, a 55% aluminum-zinc alloy that enhances the corrosion resistance of steel sheet.

The coating pot is designed to allow SDI to coat flat-rolled steel in widths up to 60 inches wide with Galvalume® alloy. Currently, most Galvalume® product is supplied in widths up to 52 inches.