Arizona Metalworker – The Green Dragon

Phoenix Heat Treating’s continuous furnace is one of only a few fully automated volume processing systems in the western US, reports Arizona Metalworker. The company wanted to provide as much automation as possible for their customers to help them gain a competitive edge and to improve the quality of their processing. Their continuous furnace can process 2500 pounds of parts an hour to make that happen. “The company also wanted to control the continuous furnace from a network computer or a laptop from anywhere in the country via Ethernet in real time,” says Steve Thompson, president of Super Systems, Inc. makers of Phoenix Heat Treating’s process control software. With plant automation and a furnace that handles volume processing, Phoenix Heat Treating is positioned to help customers meet higher volume demands at lower costs. Read more.