CAN-ENG delivers new aluminium high integrity heat treatment system 02 July 2019

CAN-ENG Furnaces has been chosen to design and commission a high capacity, heat treatment system for a tier 1 global automotive manufacturing company. The new system provides T-6 and T-7 processing capabilities for lightweight aluminium High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) automotive components.

Features of the system include Can-Eng’s proven Lean Manufacturing robotically integrated part handling system; individual part processing features that deliver predictable metallurgical and part dimensional properties; Precision Air Quenching (PAQTM) Technology; Level 2 automation system for the managing of individual component parameter traceability; system diagnostics and CQI-9 reporting. The system is scheduled for commissioning in Q1 2020 and will support a next model generation Luxury SUV being released in 2021.

CAN-ENG Furnaces International is a global provider of state of the art thermal processing systems for ferrous and non-ferrous metals and is a significant supplier to the automotive community through direct and tier supply.

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