Holo-Krome Division of Fastenal Buys AFC-Holcroft Mesh Belt System


Holo-Krome division of Fastenal has placed an order for an AFC-Holcroft mesh belt system, with a capacity of 2000 lb/hr. The equipment will be used for neutral hardening and carburizing of cap screws and set screws of various sizes.

AFC-Holcroft will supply a new hardening furnace equipped with a burner management system and AFC-Holcroft's BeltMaster(TM) control system for CQI-9 compliance. The system also includes a used/rebuilt temper furnace and rebuild of existing ancillary equipment. AFC-Holcroft will also provide a powered ventilation system and turnkey installation/startup under the scope of supply.

The new mesh belt system is part of Holo-Krome's expansion into a new 187,000 square foot modern manufacturing facility in Wallingford, Connecticut, with delivery scheduled for second quarter of 2011.

AFC-Holcroft has more than 90 years of thermal processing experience. The company manufactures turn-key heat treating systems for applications including commercial heat treating, bearings, automotive, aerospace, military, aluminum heat treatment, gear manufacturing, fastener manufacturing, and alternative energy industries.

AFC-Holcroft is one of the world's largest manufacturers of heat treating furnaces. The company has a global reach, with organizations in the United States, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Spain, and Turkey, including manufacturing means in many of these countries.

For more information on AFC-Holcroft, contact Tracy Dougherty at media@afc-holcroft.com.

AFC Holcroft

49630 Pontiac Trail

Wixom, MI 48393

For More Information:

Tracy Dougherty

248-624-8191

media@afc-holcroft.com

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