Primer on Strand Annealing Furnaces

Annealing Furnace, Strand Anealer
In the late 1940’s continuous strand or strip annealing lines came into use in brass producing mills. The modern strand annealing tube furnace has for decades played the dominant role in annealing of wires, ropes and tubes made of stainless steel and nickel alloys. But what is the annealing process and how do CM furnaces specifically facilitate the strand annealing Read More

What is Ceramic/Glass Annealing?

Continuous Strand annealing furnace

Annealing occurs by the diffusion of atoms within a solid material, so that the material progresses towards its equilibrium state. Heat increases the rate of diffusion by providing the energy needed to break bonds. The movement of atoms has the effect of redistributing and eradicating the dislocations in metals and (to a lesser extent) in ceramics. This alteration to existing Read More

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