CAN-ENG Furnaces International Limited has recently been contracted to design and commission a 6,600 lb/hr Continuous Mesh Belt Atmosphere Furnace System for Metex Heat Treating Limited of Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

This new system will be commissioned for the hardening and tempering of high-volume automotive critical fasteners, stampings, and assembly components. The system includes a computerized loading system, mesh belt controlled atmosphere hardening furnace, oil quench system, mesh belt tempering furnace, pre and post wash systems and CAN-ENG’s PET™ System. By integrating CAN-ENG’s PET™ System, Metex has access to vital tracking of their products’ status, detailed process data for continuous process improvements, comprehensive equipment diagnostics, cost analysis, inventory management, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) enhanced features to support compliance with CQI-9 guidelines. This recent furnace design integrates enhancements to the Radiant Heating System that provides Metex with added capacity within a fixed system footprint. This contract will represent Metex Heat Treating’s 6th CAN-ENG Furnace System, providing Metex with over 400,000 lbs./day of continuous atmosphere processing capacity in addition to batch and Induction services, which are provided to customers across Canada and USA.

Metex selected CAN-ENG to provide this additional equipment capacity as a result of the continuous improvements integrated into their systems, allowing them to meet the ever-increasing demands of the automotive industry. The furnace line is scheduled to commission Q4 – 2020. For further information please contact Tim Donofrio – Vice President, Sales at CAN-ENG Furnaces International Ltd. is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company with its head office and manufacturing facility located in Niagara Falls, ON, Canada.