Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. commissioned a complete modular solution treating, precision air quenching and artificial aging system for Albany Chicago Company. The system includes two solution-treatment furnaces, precision air quench and three artificial aging ovens. The installation was specifically designed to thermally process high-integrity aluminum automobile structural castings.

The system was commissioned complete with a Level II automation system that supports product traceability, process control, system diagnostics and historical archiving of process-related data. Albany Chicago Company of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., recently secured a contract to supply high-integrity structural castings to a major European-based automotive manufacturer.