Pyradia and partner SAMT (Shanghai Advanced Materials Technology Co.) completed manufacturing of a heat-treatment line for China’s Somic Automotive Components Co. Ltd. The line consists of two Pyradia drop-bottom furnaces and five Pyradia aging ovens with a load size of 1,500 mm x 1,500 mm x 1,500 mm (59 x 59 x 59 inches). Somic specializes in the production of automotive steering tie rods, suspension arms, ball joints and stabilizer bar links. SAMT represents aluminum solution heat-treating systems from Quebec-based Pyradia throughout China and also offers vacuum furnaces and material testing services in Shanghai.