Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd., Niagara Falls, N.Y., has signed a contract to supply a complete large-capacity continuous mesh belt atmosphere furnace system for Commercial Steel Treating Limited, Madison Heights, Mich.

The system is designed to provide neutral hardening and carbonitriding processes for high-volume automotive fasteners and small stamping products. The automated 4000 lb/hr system includes a computerized loading system, mesh belt atmosphere furnace, oil quench system, pre- and post-wash systems and level-two automation systems.

The installation represents one of a number of new mesh belt installations that Can-Eng is commissioning for manufacturers. Due to high demand from Tier 1 suppliers to the automotive market, Can-Eng has added a third manufacturing facility in Niagara Falls, Ontario, for the assembly and testing of its furnaces.