U.S.-based fastener manufacturer buys AFC-Holcroft furnace


A Midwestern facility of a U.S.-based leader in the manufacture of safety-critical fasteners and assembly solutions has purchased a new MB48-120 mesh belt furnace from AFC-Holcroft.

The new equipment will replace an older AFC-Holcroft installation. The new mesh belt furnace will integrate with existing companion equipment such as a loading system, pre- and post-wash systems, oil quench, and temper furnace.

The new mesh belt furnace will be used in the production of metal fasteners. AFC-Holcroft mesh belt lines can be customized with a variety of options, including oil and salt quenching. These systems also include the latest energy saving technologies to reduce atmosphere and gas consumption.

Delivery and start-up of the new equipment are expected in the first quarter of 2019.

Founded in 1916, AFC-Holcroft is one of the U.S. market leaders in the production of industrial furnace equipment for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The company manufactures turn-key heat-treating systems for applications including commercial heat treating, bearings, automotive, aerospace, mining, aluminum heat treatment, gear manufacturing, fastener manufacturing, and alternative energy industries.

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