Automated Test System for Cold Finishing Specialty Steel Mill

Magnetic Analysis Corporation, a designer and producer of NDT instruments and systems for 95 years, is supplying a comprehensive automated test system to a precision cold finishing specialty steel mill that specializes in close-tolerance round bar products. This precision cold finishing specialty steel mill must be capable of providing the company’s customers with clean, round and straight precision round bar that is ready to be used as bar stock for manufacturing finished parts such as bearing shafts and other critical parts. And to do this, the company relies on accurate inspection using nondestructive testing technologies.

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Innovative Rod Welding Systems Power Up Productivity

Rod producers with downstream wire drawing facilities recognize the benefits of cold welding. Cold welding machines consume much less power than electrical butt welders, and the process is quicker and easier. Weld quality is excellent because the process produces a worked structure as opposed to the cast structure obtained in fusion welding.

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Wire Rod Coils for International Transport

Turkish steel manufacturer, Kardemir (Karabük Demir Çelik Fabrikalari A.S.), based in Karabük, has placed an order with SMS group for the replacement of selected key components of its wire rod mill. The wire rod mill to be modernized is part of the SBQ (Special Bar Quality) plant supplied by SMS group in 2013, which has an output of 700,000 tons of bar steel, bar-in-coil and wire rod every year.

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