Tenova LOI Thermprocess has been awarded a contract to install a heat-treatment line for aluminum strip coils at the Ma’aden and Alcoa facility in Saudi Arabia. The line consists of LOI single-coil lifting hearth furnaces, which allow the individual heat treatment of coils. Installation is scheduled for later this year. This line allows adapted heat treatment according to the specific needs of the individual strip within a short time frame instead of heat treatment in a batch of several coils, which would require an average heat treatment or the combination of a batch of identical strip coils. The heat treatment, including cooling, can be processed in a protective atmosphere.
Alcoa, Ma’aden Order New Coil Annealing Line
July 12, 2013