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Pro-Tec Coating Company, USA

  • Production of steel strips for automotive structural components for cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles to both improve safety of vehicles and reduce weight
  • Annealing line features a high-capacity furnace with an integrated ultra fast cooling system and a water-spray cooling system for particularly high cooling rates to allow the manufacturing of fully martensitic grades and ultra-high-strength multiphase steels.

Main technical data

Continuous Annealing Line
Capacity453,000 t/y
Process speed140 m/min
Strip width700 - 1,650 mm
Strip thickness0.6 - 2.3 mm
ProductsHSS, HSLA, CP, TRIP, MS and further AHSSGrades
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