Hi Temp of Northlake, Ill., a Bluewater Thermal Services company, has upgraded four roller-hearth furnaces with Super Systems controls and data acquisition. The furnaces included anywhere from three to nine zones of independent control. From several workstations, operators have a quick view into the current status of the furnace, including atmosphere, belt speed, zone temperature, door position and temperature set point.

The control and SCADA upgrade is part of Bluewater’s commitment to meeting today’s industry certifications and responding rapidly to customer requirements. Bluewater is a leading North American heat treater, with 15 locations in 10 states and Canada.