Elotherm received an order for an automated induction hardening system. A U.S.-based manufacturer will use the turnkey process solution to make high-performance powertrain components. The system will enable reliable hardening of superior-quality parts with more than twice the throughput of conventional equipment. It will feature Elotherm’s patented inductor designs for hardening rotational parts as well as the company’s patented energy-monitoring technology for precise, real-time control of the manufacturing process. Commissioning is scheduled for 2012.