Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. commissioned a continuous mesh-belt heat-treat system for the production of high-quality automotive fasteners in the Piedmont region of Italy. The high-volume fastener system features energy-efficient combustion and waste-heat recovery systems, atmosphere-controlled mesh-belt hardening system, oil quench, post-wash system, temper furnace, soluble oil system, bi-directional conveyor discharge and Can-Eng’s Level 2 SCADA system. The system was commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2018 and has exceeded the company’s performance expectations.

Can-Eng’s PET system provides the user with access to vital Industry 4.0 features, including product traceability, detailed process data for continuous process improvements, comprehensive equipment diagnostics, cost analysis and inventory management. It also integrates Can-Eng’s energy reduction system (ERS), which significantly reduces energy requirements.