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Italy’s Marcegaglia Ravenna S.P.A orders a HICON/H2 bell annealer facility to heat treat steel strip

At the end of 2020, Marcegaglia Ravenna / Italy placed an order with EBNER Industrieofenbau to expand their existing HICON/H2 bell annealer facility, with which they heat treat coils of steel strip.

EBNER TREATperfect calculation module successfully integrated into non-EBNER batch-type furnace for the first time

The TREATperfect calculation module was developed by EBNER, and is currently in use at many batch-type furnace facilities. Over the course of this project, the module was installed at a batch-type furnace manufactured by Gautschifor the first time.

voestalpine STAHL of Linz, Austria places an order for a HICON/H2 bell annealer facility.

In August of 2020, voestalpine STAHL of Linz, Austria placed an order with EBNER Industrieofenbau to install and commission a HICON/H2 bell annealer facility. This facility is designed to heat treat steel strip coils in 100 % hydrogen atmosphere, and is intended for cold rolling mill 2 (Kaltwalzwerk 2).

A new EBNER HICON/H2 bell annealer for steel wire in China.

At the end of May, an order was placed with EBNER Industrieofenbau by Kaiming (Changzhou) New Material Technology Co., Ltd.  for the delivery of a HICON/H2 bell annealer facility for steel wire.

The first HICON/H2Q hardening and tempering line for East Asia.

Based in Pohang, Dongkuk Industries Co., Ltd. Is the largest manufacturer of cold-rolled medium and high carbon steel strip in South Korea. To increase added value, the company decided to invest in state-of-the-art technology; an EBNER HICON/H2Q hardening and tempering line which will be the first facility of its kind in East Asia. The unrivaled quenching technology using hydrogen, improved product quality and high facility efficiency were key factors in the decision for EBNER HICON/H2Q.

Aleris Rolled Products Germany increases its homogenizing capacity.

In the first quarter of 2020, Aleris Rolled Products Germany (Koblenz, Germany) placed an order with Austrian furnace supplier EBNERIndustrieofenbau for the delivery, turnkey installation and commissioning of an additional HICON batch-type furnace to homogenize cast aluminum slab. The furnace accepts charges of up to 180 t.

HICONSABER - A next generation EBNER facility.

The first fully-automatic EBNER HICON/H2 bell annealer facility has successfully started production. Wieland Austria, based in Amstetten, Lower Austria, has been a leading manufacturer of copper and copper alloy specialty tube and long products for many years. The company has now placed its trust in new bell annealer technology from EBNER.

Indian stainless steel producer places order with EBNER for a HICON/H2 bright annealing line for CrNi strip.

Jindal Stainless Group is one of the largest producers of stainless steel in the world and has plants in Hisar and in Jajpur. They have invested in a HICON/H2 strand annealer to produce precision strip at their Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited plant.

China's Jiang Yin Xing Cheng Alloy Material Co., Ltd. places an order for the world's largest volume HICON/H2 bell annealer facility for wire.

During the pre-project phase, a number of different potential facility sizes were discussed. In the end, however, after taking into account coil data and the desired charge weight, a choice was made to install what will be the world’s largest HICON/H2 bell annealer facility, when measured in terms of volume.