Manufacturing capabilities at the Huntington, West Virginia, facility include:
Vacuum Induction Melting (VIM)
Single furnace: 24-ton/15-ton box sizes
35-ton electric arc furnace (2)
38-ton argon-oxygen-decarburization vessel
Vacuum Arc Remelting (VAR)
5 furnaces; crucible sizes ranging from 18" to 36" in diameter
Primary Mill Rolling Equipment
110" Mill capable of rolling plate, rounds and slabs
Capable of rolling Hotbands up to 52" wide
5,000-ton capacity forging press; diameter: 4" min./45" max.; 50,000 lbs. maximum weight; upset opening: 99", die width: 60"
Key equipment includes: plate annealing furnaces, roller leveler, stretcher leveler, shot blaster, shear, abrasive saws, and plasma-cutting equipment
Bar & Wire
Wire mill: product size ranging from .217" to 1.031" in diameter in coil form
Rod mill: product size ranging from .50" to 5.250" in diameter in straight lengths.
Cold Draw Finishing
Key equipment includes: Cold Pilger mills, tubing draw benches, roller hearth annealing furnaces, pickle tanks, straighteners, cutters, centerless grinders and batch wire annealer
Tubing: product size ranging from 1/2" to 9-1/2" in diameter, up to 86' in length
Key equipment includes: rRod turners, peelers, saws and milling machines
Sheet & Strip
Key equipment: Coil Build-up, Continuous Anneal and Pickle; Bright Anneal, cold reduction mills, coil grinder, slit/cut-to-length line and slitters
Max coil weight: 30,000 lbs
Max coil width: 52.000"
Max coil starting ga.: 0.4"
Min coil gauge: .006"
Conversion Services Representative
Special Metals Corporation
3200 Riverside Drive
Huntington, WV 25705