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Ajax TOCCO Supplies Induction Heater for FBE Coating System at L.B. Foster

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Advanced Pipe Coating Equipment Increases Birmingham Plant Capacity

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic recently shipped a 4,500 kW, 12 pulse, Pacer II induction heating system to the L.B.Foster Coated Products pipe coating facility in Birmingham, AL. The installation of this advanced equipment marks a key development in L.B. Foster’s capacity expansion plans.

The high-speed coating plant is capable of applying Fusion Bonded Epoxy (FBE) to 12.75 inch – 24 inch pipe in lengths up to 80 feet. The new Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic system provides progressive, in-line heating of the pipe prior to application of the FBE coating and features the ability to quickly change the line’s inductors for differing pipe sizes to minimize production downtime. The L.B. Foster pipe coating facility is located on the site of American Steel Pipe.

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Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic Corporation

1745 Overland Ave NE
44483-2860 Warren, OH

Telephone: +18005471527