Feature stories

The biggest challenge: everyone wants more battery power

To drive the world’s energy transition, we need at least a hundred times more battery capacity than we have today. However, for batteries to be part of a greener future, we need to rethink how they are sourced, manufactured and recycled. So says Y. Shirley Meng, a professor of molecular engineering at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering.

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OneJoon heats up the future of battery production

When leading furnace manufacturer OneJoon needs a partner to deliver the right electric heating system for its kilns and furnaces, it turns to Kanthal. The two have been collaborating for decades across a broad range of industries. Next up, OneJoon has its sights set on the lithium-ion sector.

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How reusing scrap helps Kanthal cut back on raw material use

All that glitters is not necessarily gold – but it might be a recyclable alloy. This rings especially true at Kanthal’s plant in Hallstahammar, where reused scrap metal is successfully being used to reduce the need for raw materials in the production process.

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A better alternative to nickel

Sharp increases in the price of nickel and uncertainty about future supply mean that right now is the perfect opportunity for furnace builders and end-users to explore alternatives to nickel-chromium tubes. Kanthal® APM and Kanthal® APMT for example, can deliver a range of additional benefits.

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Clean and simple: How electric heating has transformed Ovako’s heat treatment furnaces

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

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Electrification is key as U.S. steel industry cleans up its act

Sustainability is higher up the global agenda than ever, and nowhere more so than in the United States, where President Joe Biden seeks to reduce nationwide greenhouse gas emissions to less than half the 2005 levels by 2030. Electrification will be key to this evolution in the steel industry.

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