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17 Nov 2020 , Feature

After making a number of custom-made modifications to its Globar® SiC heating elements, Kanthal was able to help Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland increase the lifespan of its elements to an average of two years from seven months.

28 Oct 2020 , Press release

Kanthal is adding a 60 kW heater to its range of flow heaters to meet demands for higher power in industries like aluminum and glass.

27 Oct 2020 , Feature

Compared with conventional air heaters, the Kanthal® Flow Heater range can heat air and process gases to higher temperatures with greater accuracy. In order to deliver these benefits to a wider range of industries and applications, a new 60 kW model has been launched.

27 Oct 2020 , Feature

The aluminum industry is in a bind. Global demand shows no sign of slowing, yet there is a growing need to reduce emissions in its carbon-intensive production processes. A switch from gas burners to electrification could be part of the answer.

22 Oct 2020 , Feature

For additive manufacturing to take the next step in the world of metal parts, post-process heat treatment is the key to quality.

22 Oct 2020 , Feature

Finding the right combination of materials and heat treatment can go a long way toward advancing the science of additive manufacturing.

30 Sep 2020 , Feature

The choice of heating element has a significant impact on the overall energy efficiency of a furnace, but it is not the only factor. In fact, if other considerations are not taken into account, the savings achieved from an energy-efficient element can quickly disappear.

23 Sep 2020 , Press release

Custom Electric Manufacturing was acquired by Sweden-based Kanthal in 2018 and will now go to market under the Kanthal brand. The transition will be effective as of January 1, 2021.

9 Sep 2020 , Feature

There’s this girl. Her name is Xin and she is one of a kind. Actually, if you ask Tong Wu from Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley of China, she is the most amazing person he’s ever met. This summer, he had booked a restaurant in Shenzhen to propose to her. He had a very special ring in mind.

19 Aug 2020 , Feature

Kanthal’s Globar® SiC (silicon carbide) heating elements have been specifically engineered for high-tech applications with tough conditions, such as cathode material production. The substrate’s unique microstructure makes it more reliable and ensures consistency in quality.

News

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.

11 Jun 2018 , News

Kanthal® Award is back for its fourth year, with the aim to shine a light on innovative solutions in sustainability, quality of life and the field of energy efficiency, that makes a difference for the future. And we think it could be you!

Press releases

28 Oct 2020 , Press release

Kanthal is adding a 60 kW heater to its range of flow heaters to meet demands for higher power in industries like aluminum and glass.

23 Sep 2020 , Press release

Custom Electric Manufacturing was acquired by Sweden-based Kanthal in 2018 and will now go to market under the Kanthal brand. The transition will be effective as of January 1, 2021.

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.

Features

17 Nov 2020 , Feature

After making a number of custom-made modifications to its Globar® SiC heating elements, Kanthal was able to help Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland increase the lifespan of its elements to an average of two years from seven months.

27 Oct 2020 , Feature

Compared with conventional air heaters, the Kanthal® Flow Heater range can heat air and process gases to higher temperatures with greater accuracy. In order to deliver these benefits to a wider range of industries and applications, a new 60 kW model has been launched.

27 Oct 2020 , Feature

The aluminum industry is in a bind. Global demand shows no sign of slowing, yet there is a growing need to reduce emissions in its carbon-intensive production processes. A switch from gas burners to electrification could be part of the answer.

22 Oct 2020 , Feature

For additive manufacturing to take the next step in the world of metal parts, post-process heat treatment is the key to quality.

22 Oct 2020 , Feature

Finding the right combination of materials and heat treatment can go a long way toward advancing the science of additive manufacturing.

30 Sep 2020 , Feature

The choice of heating element has a significant impact on the overall energy efficiency of a furnace, but it is not the only factor. In fact, if other considerations are not taken into account, the savings achieved from an energy-efficient element can quickly disappear.

9 Sep 2020 , Feature

There’s this girl. Her name is Xin and she is one of a kind. Actually, if you ask Tong Wu from Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley of China, she is the most amazing person he’s ever met. This summer, he had booked a restaurant in Shenzhen to propose to her. He had a very special ring in mind.

19 Aug 2020 , Feature

Kanthal’s Globar® SiC (silicon carbide) heating elements have been specifically engineered for high-tech applications with tough conditions, such as cathode material production. The substrate’s unique microstructure makes it more reliable and ensures consistency in quality.

3 Jul 2020 , Feature

Global production of lithium-ion batteries, which has already increased rapidly in the past decade, is set to grow tenfold in the next decade. This will have a knock-on effect on demand for reliable and efficient heating technology.

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.

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