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24 Jun 2020 , News

On 15 June, Kanthal in Germany was awarded for its strategically designed family and life phase-conscious personnel policy. The online event rewarded 134 companies, 164 institutions and 36 universities who had successfully passed the audit, performed by berufundfamilie Service GmbH.

9 Jun 2020 , Press release

Kanthal will replace the motor and drive line in its blooming mill in Hallstahammar, Sweden, an investment of 50 MSEK. The new system will be up and running by mid-2021.

5 Jun 2020 , Feature

It’s the World Environment Day today and the message is clear:

“The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature. Yet, these are exceptional times in which nature is sending us a message: To care for ourselves we must care for nature. It’s time to wake up. To take notice. To raise our voices. It’s time to build back better for People and Planet. This World Environment Day, it’s Time for Nature.

20 May 2020 , Feature

Our engineers managed to reduce the time it takes to bake a traditional Neapolitan pizza from 90 to 37 seconds, by constructing an oven with an element temperature of 900°C/1652°F. In close collaboration with pizza chef Oskar Montano, we may actually have created the world’s fastest pizza.

20 May 2020 , Press release

There are many secrets behind a perfect pizza, but heat is definitely one of the most important factors. Using electric heating, the engineers at Swedish industrial heating technology company Kanthal managed to reduce the time it takes to bake a traditional Neapolitan pizza from 90 to 37 seconds.

29 Apr 2020 , News

A service solution that helps customers reduce their CO2 emission by converting from fossil gas furnaces to electrical furnaces led to the award of the "The Sandvik Sustainability Award in Memory of Sigrid Göransson” to Daniel Burton, Marcus Andersson and Ole Stadum at Kanthal. The winner was presented online in conjunction with Sandvik’s 2020 Annual General Meeting.

1 Apr 2020 , Feature

With a metal filter that uses heat to effectively burn bacteria and viruses into harmless ash, the Perfect Clean solution from Japan’s Oparz could help fight the coronavirus disease Covid-19. But it has yet to be put to the test.

1 Apr 2020 , Feature

Reliable material is vital for the Japanese company Oparz to produce the 3D Heater, a metal filter solution that uses heat to sterilize the air in hospital environments. The technology could be helpful in fighting the spread of the coronavirus disease Covid-19.

20 Mar 2020 , Press release

We are here for you. And we want you to know that we are doing our utmost to safeguard your orders, while protecting our people and operations.

8 Mar 2020 , Feature

The steel industry has always been male dominant, and a hundred, or even fifty years back, it probably made sense, as the job was heavy and fewer women worked outside home. Today, very few positions require muscle power and gender equality is gaining ground every day. The steel industry is still male dominant, however. Why?

News

24 Jun 2020 , News

On 15 June, Kanthal in Germany was awarded for its strategically designed family and life phase-conscious personnel policy. The online event rewarded 134 companies, 164 institutions and 36 universities who had successfully passed the audit, performed by berufundfamilie Service GmbH.

29 Apr 2020 , News

A service solution that helps customers reduce their CO2 emission by converting from fossil gas furnaces to electrical furnaces led to the award of the "The Sandvik Sustainability Award in Memory of Sigrid Göransson” to Daniel Burton, Marcus Andersson and Ole Stadum at Kanthal. The winner was presented online in conjunction with Sandvik’s 2020 Annual General Meeting.

6 Jan 2020 , News

Kanthal acquires privately owned Thermaltek Inc., headquartered in North Carolina, USA. The company designs, manufactures, and services high-temperature furnaces and heating elements, specialized for the molten metals, glass and ceramics industries.

25 Oct 2019 , News

The steel and cement industries are striving to reduce their CO2 emissions by converting to fossil-free operations. Efficient electrical heating processes are enablers for this development. The Swedish innovator, NyCast AB, wins the Kanthal® Award 2019 for their heating innovation that has the potential to contribute to an industrial future without greenhouse gas emissions.

15 Oct 2019 , News

With the help of the latest chatbot technology, Kanthal has taken a new approach to the once drawn-out process in an effort to get you the answers you deserve.

18 Apr 2019 , News

As the world moves toward a more sustainable future, more and more heating processes are making the switch to electric. This is the message from Daniel Burton, business manager, Kanthal® Services, in his presentation at CastExpo 2019.

8 Mar 2019 , News

It’s the International Women’s Day today. The theme for this year is #BalanceforBetter and calls for gender equality, something that was absolutely outrageous in 1910 when the International Women’s Day was held for the first time. We’ve come a long way since then, but there are still fights to take.

27 Nov 2018 , News

Kanthal is introducing a new chat functionality aiming at opening a new channel of communication with our website visitors.

15 Nov 2018 , News

Congratulations to Bharat Energy Storage Technology (BEST), winner of Kanthal® Award 2018. The Indian start-up company was awarded for their pioneering work in sustainable energy technologies.

2 Aug 2018 , News

Kanthal acquires privately owned Custom Electric Manufacturing Co., headquartered in Wixom, Michigan, USA. The company is a leading manufacturer of original equipment and replacement heating elements in North America.

Press releases

9 Jun 2020 , Press release

Kanthal will replace the motor and drive line in its blooming mill in Hallstahammar, Sweden, an investment of 50 MSEK. The new system will be up and running by mid-2021.

20 May 2020 , Press release

There are many secrets behind a perfect pizza, but heat is definitely one of the most important factors. Using electric heating, the engineers at Swedish industrial heating technology company Kanthal managed to reduce the time it takes to bake a traditional Neapolitan pizza from 90 to 37 seconds.

20 Mar 2020 , Press release

We are here for you. And we want you to know that we are doing our utmost to safeguard your orders, while protecting our people and operations.

29 Jan 2020 , Press release

The Swedish Energy Agency has granted a project that will evaluate the potential of replacing gas-fired furnaces with electrically heated furnaces for material heating. The goal is to reduce CO2 emissions through better energy efficiency and reduced loss of material.

1 Nov 2019 , Press release

As global technology leader in electrical heating and high-temperature applications, Kanthal launches an additive manufacturing service that disrupts traditional design of heating elements and components. Together with the new iron-chromium-aluminum (FeCrAl) alloy, Kanthal® AM100, specially developed for 3D-printing, the new service called Kanthal® Additive Manufacturing offers a revolutionary solution for the heating industry.

24 Jul 2019 , Press release

Opening up new possibilities, Kanthal® part of the Sandvik Group is introducing Thermothal® KM – a new alloy for Mineral Insulated Cable (MIC) thermocouple manufacturers.

23 Apr 2019 , Press release

With the capacity for full-scale industrial heat testing, Kanthal’s state-of-the-art Pilot Plant in Hallstahammar, Sweden, is the only testing site of its kind in the world. Coupled with three other test centers around the world, Kanthal Services’ two new offerings, Process Labs and Pilot Plant, have all the necessary equipment and resources to test new process ideas, regardless of the scope.

23 Apr 2019 , Press release

Kanthal® launches Heliothal™ LT, an electric ladle heater that allows aluminum and steel producers and foundries to benefit from the advantages of heating with electricity instead of fossil fuels.

18 Apr 2019 , Press release

The advantages of switching from fossil-fuel-powered heating to electric is in focus when Daniel Burton, business manager at Kanthal® Services, gives his talk and presents Kanthal’s product launches at CastExpo.

11 Jan 2019 , Press release

The Kanthal analytical chemistry laboratory in Hallstahammar, Sweden, has achieved its first ISO 17025 accreditation – raising the bar for material traceability, work routines and quality assurance.

Features

5 Jun 2020 , Feature

It’s the World Environment Day today and the message is clear:

“The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature. Yet, these are exceptional times in which nature is sending us a message: To care for ourselves we must care for nature. It’s time to wake up. To take notice. To raise our voices. It’s time to build back better for People and Planet. This World Environment Day, it’s Time for Nature.

20 May 2020 , Feature

Our engineers managed to reduce the time it takes to bake a traditional Neapolitan pizza from 90 to 37 seconds, by constructing an oven with an element temperature of 900°C/1652°F. In close collaboration with pizza chef Oskar Montano, we may actually have created the world’s fastest pizza.

1 Apr 2020 , Feature

With a metal filter that uses heat to effectively burn bacteria and viruses into harmless ash, the Perfect Clean solution from Japan’s Oparz could help fight the coronavirus disease Covid-19. But it has yet to be put to the test.

1 Apr 2020 , Feature

Reliable material is vital for the Japanese company Oparz to produce the 3D Heater, a metal filter solution that uses heat to sterilize the air in hospital environments. The technology could be helpful in fighting the spread of the coronavirus disease Covid-19.

8 Mar 2020 , Feature

The steel industry has always been male dominant, and a hundred, or even fifty years back, it probably made sense, as the job was heavy and fewer women worked outside home. Today, very few positions require muscle power and gender equality is gaining ground every day. The steel industry is still male dominant, however. Why?

28 Feb 2020 , Feature

Stockholm-based fashion designer Naim Josefi incorporates metal wire in his collections to promote a more sustainable fashion industry.

1 Nov 2019 , Feature

When young technology meets established knowledge, the path to innovation is opened. Kanthal President Nicklas Nilsson and Head of R&D and Technologies Dilip Chandrasekaran see endless possibilities as well as great customer value with the new customization service, Kanthal® Additive Manufacturing.

1 Nov 2019 , Feature

Great minds think alike, it’s been said, and the recent collaborative project between AGA and Kanthal demonstrates this truth. Thinking outside the box and finding new geometries are some of the results of their joint move into additive manufacturing with heat resistant material.

27 Jun 2019 , Feature

A unique type of radiant furnace tube has entered the market. Kanthal® AF Tubes outperform common NiCr tubes, and they are economical as well.

24 Jun 2019 , Feature

Kanthal’s brand-new Globar® Glass Seal and Globar® HD Max silicon carbide (SiC) heating elements have been specially designed to deliver exceptional performance in the toughest conditions. Both ensure longer element life, reduced maintenance needs and downtime, and enhanced quality and process stability.