Pro-Tec commissions annealing line

May 13, 2013 | 04:33 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  U.S. Steel, Kobe Steel, Pro-Tec Coating Co., high-strength steels, automakers, corporate average fuel economy, John Surma, Corinna Petry steel

CHICAGO — U.S. Steel Corp. and Kobe Steel Ltd. commissioned the new continuous annealing line at their Pro-Tec Coating Co. joint venture in Leipsic, Ohio, on May 13.

Using heat-treat and quenching technology, the new line will supply advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) and ultra-high-strength steel (UHSS) with a strength of 590 megapascals (MPa) and above for the automotive industry, the companies said.....

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