United Process Controls Inc. (UPC) supplied process and flow controls for a batch IQ furnace at East Carolina Metal Treating in Raleigh, N.C. The controls include a Protherm 700 controller with touch operation, which provides comprehensive control of furnace functions, as well as recipe management and execution for batch-oriented production. The controller improves operational efficiency and product quality through increased process automation, optimized furnace utilization and repeatability of results.

UPC also supplied an AccuMixor™ nitrogen/methanol mixing system and a Waukee flow panel for process gases, such as ammonia, natural gas and air. The AccuMixor provides automatic adjustment of gas flows for producing synthetic endothermic gas.