New Modular Solution Heat Treating for Aluminum Diecastings

Albany Chicago Co. orders Can-Eng system to fulfill auto supply contract


Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. reports it recently commissioned a complete modular solution treating system, including precision air quenching, and artificial aging, for Albany Chicago Co. LLC. The customer is a custom aluminum diecaster and machining operation in Pleasant Prairie, WI.

The installation includes two solution treatment furnaces, Can-Eng’s PAQ precision air quenching system and three artificial aging ovens. The installation was specifically designed to heat-treat high- integrity aluminum automobile structural castings.

The commissioning process included installation and start-up of a Level 2 automation system that supports product traceability, process control, system diagnostics and historical archiving of process related data.

Albany Chicago Co. selected the system as part of its program to fulfill a production order for high-integrity structural castings, for a global automotive manufacturer.

Can-Eng Furnaces designs and manufactures industrial heat-treating equipment, including: continuous mesh belt furnace systems; continuous steel long product heat treatment systems; rotary hearth furnace systems; plate quench and temper furnace systems; plate normalizing furnaces systems; basketless heat-treatment systems; T4, T5, T6, T7 heat-treatment systems, and various custom furnaces solutions.

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