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May 30, 2017

Aerospace Supplier Orders Titanium Rotary Hearth Forging Furnace

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Can-Eng Furnaces International Limited was contracted to commission a turnkey 36-foot-diameter “pancake”-style rotary hearth furnace for a leading North American-based aerospace supplier. The open hearth configuration allows for flexible loading and uniform heating. The furnace will be used in the production of large fixed wing aircraft titanium and nickel-based alloy closed-die structure forgings.

The furnace system features an advanced low NOx combustion system designed to meet the most stringent environmental and temperature uniformity requirements. A special dual-door design provides the customer with significant flexibility for forging to press manipulation within their existing plant layout. The system is capable of processing up to 250,000-pound load capacity in a 24/7 production environment. The furnace system complies with thermal performance requirements laid out in AMS 2750E and integrates a low shrinkage ceramic fiber lining, unique rotating hearth drive, and sealing system. The system is scheduled to be commissioned to the United States in the third quarter of 2017.

For more information: www.can-eng.com