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12 Apr 2021 , Press release

A new campaign launched by Kanthal is focusing on the future of heating technology in the steel industry. The future is electric, the company says, and the shift from fossil fuels enables steel producers to achieve precise temperature control while significantly reducing CO2 emissions and energy consumption.

11 Apr 2021 , Feature

For heating steel ingots, fiber insulation and electric heating combine to give good temperature control and little energy loss at Kanthal’s steel plant in Hallstahammar, Sweden.

11 Apr 2021 , Feature

At its wire hot rolling mill in Hallstahammar, Sweden, Kanthal’s electric walking beam furnace provides clean, efficient and reliable heating.

11 Apr 2021 , Feature

Electric heating has transformed the furnaces of a venerable European producer of engineering steel.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

Even after more than 25 years of operation, Kanthal’s pit furnace is clean, quiet and offers excellent temperature precision – thanks to its use of electric heating.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

Kanthal can not only provide a broad range of electric heating solutions but can also support its customers globally through the transition.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

If you are thinking about making the switch from gas to electric heating, you need to know all the facts. Here we debunk some of the popular myths associated with electric heating solutions to help you make an informed decision.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

Knowledge is the key to expanding the electrification of Swedish steel, says Helena Malmqvist at the Swedish Steel Producers’ Association.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

Electric heating in industrial processes is central to meet ambitious climate targets set globally. Key to success is increased access to green power.

15 Mar 2021 , Feature

The growth of additive manufacturing is creating new challenges in the field of heat treatment technology and prompting a shift toward electrification and greater flexibility from heat treatment equipment. These changes are expected to affect heat treatment in other industries too.

News

1 Jan 2021 , News

Sandvik Thermal Process to rebrand its product portfolio as Kanthal® as of January 1, 2021. This change aims to further strengthen our product offer, customer service, brand and technology. Kanthal® is a world leading brand for products and services in industrial heating technology and resistance materials.

1 Jan 2021 , News

On January 1, 2018 Kanthal acquired 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.

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.

Press releases

12 Apr 2021 , Press release

A new campaign launched by Kanthal is focusing on the future of heating technology in the steel industry. The future is electric, the company says, and the shift from fossil fuels enables steel producers to achieve precise temperature control while significantly reducing CO2 emissions and energy consumption.

10 Mar 2021 , Press release

Swedish heating technology company Kanthal and metals research institute Swerim will invest in an ultra-modern atomizing equipment. The investment, worth 2 MEUR, will help Sweden maintain its world-leading position in the area of powder metallurgy.

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.

Features

11 Apr 2021 , Feature

For heating steel ingots, fiber insulation and electric heating combine to give good temperature control and little energy loss at Kanthal’s steel plant in Hallstahammar, Sweden.

11 Apr 2021 , Feature

At its wire hot rolling mill in Hallstahammar, Sweden, Kanthal’s electric walking beam furnace provides clean, efficient and reliable heating.

11 Apr 2021 , Feature

Electric heating has transformed the furnaces of a venerable European producer of engineering steel.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

Even after more than 25 years of operation, Kanthal’s pit furnace is clean, quiet and offers excellent temperature precision – thanks to its use of electric heating.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

Kanthal can not only provide a broad range of electric heating solutions but can also support its customers globally through the transition.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

If you are thinking about making the switch from gas to electric heating, you need to know all the facts. Here we debunk some of the popular myths associated with electric heating solutions to help you make an informed decision.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

Knowledge is the key to expanding the electrification of Swedish steel, says Helena Malmqvist at the Swedish Steel Producers’ Association.

9 Apr 2021 , Feature

Electric heating in industrial processes is central to meet ambitious climate targets set globally. Key to success is increased access to green power.

15 Mar 2021 , Feature

The growth of additive manufacturing is creating new challenges in the field of heat treatment technology and prompting a shift toward electrification and greater flexibility from heat treatment equipment. These changes are expected to affect heat treatment in other industries too.

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.

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