Steel Making Industry
Watteredge is the supplier of choice for many custom fabricated products used in high temperature furnaces. We offer copper bus tubes, power cables, industrial hoses, furnace insulation products and additional furnace specialty items. Our current conducting products offer lower electric operating cost with high mechanical strength, excellent cooling and excellent electrical conductivity.
We provide custom fabricated products designed specifically for high temperature furnaces that include:
- Ladle Furnaces
- Smelting Furnaces
- Electric Arc Furnaces (EAF)
- Chemical Furnaces
- Induction Heating Furnaces
- ESR & Vacuum Furnaces
With over 50 years of experience in custom fabrication, Watteredge is the world’s leading manufacturer of copper products and copper bus products used in high temperature furnace applications. We specialize in manufacturing highly durable, reliable and cost-efficient custom fabricated copper products for many types of high temperature furnaces including vacuum arc furnaces, electroslag remelting (ESR) and pressure electroslag remelting (PESR) plants.
In addition to our expertise in copper bus products, we offer specialty items and custom fabricated products in accordance with customers’ specifications for use in their facilities. Our capabilities include design engineering, copper alloy selection, optimal fabrication and processing methods which include CNC machining, forming and various welding techniques.
Watteredge custom fabricated copper products for use in high temperature furnaces include:
- Copper Bus Tubes
- Three Phase Delta Closures
- Copper Electrode Holders
- Conventional Phase Arms
- Furnace Columns
- Electrode Arms
- Copper Crucibles
- Copper to Aluminum Transition Pieces
Flexible Power Cables for High Temperature Furnace Applications
Watteredge offers air cooled and water cooled power cables designed and sized to reach maximum power and reliability for high temperature furnace applications, particularly electric arc furnaces. All our cables come with large selection of options to fit specific needs and applications.
Watteredge high current power cables used in high temperature furnaces include:
- Large Water Cooled Power Cables (up to 20,000 MCM)
- Air Cooled Power Cables
High Temperature Hose and Specialty Hose for Furnace Hose Applications
Our industrial hose and tube products for use in high temperature furnace applications include durable and custom hose solutions designed for optimal performance, reliability and long life.
We follow the National Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution (NAHAD) "STAMPED" application requirements to determine the correct hose, coupling and attachment method as required.
Watteredge hose and specialty tubing products used in high temperature furnace applications include:
- Industrial Air Hose
- Industrial Water Hose
- Non Conductive Water Hose
- High Temperature Hose
- Material Handling Hose
- Industrial Specialty Hose
- Specialty Tubing
High Temperature Furnace Insulation Products
Our high temperature line of products has been designed with high-temperature protective materials to meet abrasion, metal splash and radiant heat situations up to 3000° F.
Watteredge high temperature products used in furnace applications include:
- Accordion Style Sewn Bellows
- Furnace Curtains
- Furnace Seals
- Furnace Pads