Can-Eng Furnaces Ltd. has shipped a 120,000 metric ton annual capacity bar heat treatment system to ISTIL (International Steel and Tube Industries Ltd.), Donetsk Ukraine.

The furnace system will be capable of performing the following heat treatments, Quench and Temper (Q&T) for carbon, alloy and martensitic stainless steels, Solution Treating on austenitic stainless steels, and Normalize on carbon and alloy grades. Bar sizes will range from 150 mm to 275 mm OD x 6 m in length. Nominal rated capacity is 14.1 metric tons per hour. ;

The furnace line will incorporate Can-Eng’s Level II automation Process Enhancement Technology (PET™), and high efficiency regenerative burners in a compact line layout.

Hot commissioning is anticipated in October 2005.

For more information contact Michael Klauck at