OPERATION OF UNIFLOW-ANNEALING SYSTEM (UAS).

Eisuke Tohmata, Masashi Kurata, Masaji Watanabe, Teruhisa Tanaka, Katsumasa Sekiguchi, Jiro Shinohara

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Abstract

A new uniflow annealing system (UAS) has been developed and employed in the manufacture of cold-rolled steel sheets of drawing quality. The system involves a series of stationary furnaces and each furnace consists of a heating chamber and a cooling chamber. UAS eliminates the shortcomings of a conventional batch annealing process and its implementation leads to the following results: (1) Reduction of fixed operation cost due to a substantial cut-down of manpower required; (2) Energy saving due to reduction of unit fuel consumption; (3) Shorter manufacture period and simplified production process control; and (4) Increased work safety and simplified pollution control.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNippon Kokan technical report overseas
Pages23-30
Number of pages8
Edition34
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1982
Externally publishedYes

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Tohmata, E., Kurata, M., Watanabe, M., Tanaka, T., Sekiguchi, K., & Shinohara, J. (1982). OPERATION OF UNIFLOW-ANNEALING SYSTEM (UAS). In Nippon Kokan technical report overseas (34 ed., pp. 23-30)