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Latest EPS UPDATE

May 14, 2019

We are proud to announce the launch of our updated web site, epsprocess.com. This complete, highly secure redesign was done with the goal of giving you better tools and information for understanding and evaluating EPS technology.

EPS Coil Line Tops High Tech Minimill

TYASA has ordered a two-cell EPS Coil Line to complete what is arguably the most advanced, environmentally-friendly minimill facility in the world. The EPS line, which will employ the latest . . .

New Features To Debut On TMW EPS Coil Line

TMW will soon begin installing an advanced 10mm (0.375”) tension leveled EPS Coil Line at our toll processing center in Red Bud, Illinois. The line will be capable of pickling CQ, Higher Strength . . .

New EPS Cell for ‘Blast and Prime’ Plate

EPS Cell Configuration version 5.2 has been developed to serve the growing need for large, clean plate. It utilizes EPS Slurry Blast technology, in a configuration different from other EPS Cell designs . . .

New EPS Cell For Narrow Strip

For processors who consistently specialize in more narrow strip products, the Version 2 cell configuration may be too much. That’s why we have developed EPS Cell Version 3 for narrow strip . . .

Lee Steel EPS Coil Line Performance

In the nearly 6 months since Lee Steel Corporation started processing coils on its 2-Cell EPS Coil line, this leading flat-rolled steel service center has gained substantial experience . . .

EPS Cell Enhancements Boost Performance

Continued development and testing of EPS technology has produced new features that (1) increase production speeds, (2) yield an even cleaner surface, and (3) reduce scheduled maintenance . . .

SMS Siemag to Provide EPS Lines

The Material Works, Ltd. (TMW) and SMS Siemag AG (SMS) have entered into an agreement whereby SMS may offer, design, build and install processing lines incorporating Eco Pickled Surface (EPS) Cells for . . .

EPS Online Monitoring and Diagnostics

With quite a few EPS lines now operating around the world, a substantial amount of EPS product is produced every day. Key operating parameters are being logged for each EPS Cell, then reviewed and analyzed by . . .

Adapting EPS Surface Ra To The Perceived Need

As a general rule, Ra – typically referred to as ‘average roughness’ – of the surface of EPS-processed strip steel will be higher than that of the acid pickled steel it replaces. Upon hearing this, some may incorrectly . . .

Excellent Results From EPS Galvanizing Trials

Major hot dip galvanizers in both the USA and Europe performed trials with EPS-processed coils last year and recently provided us with their results. The USA galvanizer reported ‘excellent results’ but wishes . . .