Super Systems Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio, completed a controls and software upgrade for JTEKT Corporation’s Koyo Bearings brand. The project will deliver more efficiencies through technology enhancements in the heat-treating operation at JTEKT’s Dahlonega, Ga., manufacturing facility. The scope of the investment includes all engineering, installation, controls and software for the company’s gas-fired hardening furnace line.
The new automation included a turnkey retrofit of new control cabinets as well as software necessary for furnace control and historical process data review. The controls and software provide JTEKT with the confidence to heat treat parts to meet the highest standards with complete traceability for its Koyo Bearings brand. The instrumentation and software for the update included the hardening furnaces, quench, washer/rinse and temper equipment.