Ebner received an order for a bell annealer facility from Japan’s Nisshin Steel Co. Ltd. The facility will include four heating bells, six 6 HICON/H2 workbases and two cooling bells. All required supplementary equipment, such as the hydraulic system, pressure-control system, water recooling system, emergency nitrogen supply connections and the complete electrical system, will be supplied by Ebner.

The facility, which will be ready to start production in 2020, will modernize the production of cold-rolled-steel strip coils. Nisshin Steel will have a total of 55 HICON/H2 workbases installed