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Important EPS UPDATE

November 20, 2019

Most inquiries for EPS pickling lines are from outside of North America. In these markets, EPS equipment can be expensive due to freight charges, import taxes and a strong American dollar. To offset these, we are now offering a new, lower cost option for EPS pickling lines.

Announcing EPS-Direct

Announcing EPS-Direct

Effective today, The Material Works Ltd. (TMW) is offering complete EPS Coil Lines sold, serviced and guaranteed exclusively by TMW. We call this offering EPS-Direct and it will ensure that the customer gets the . . .

EPS Gen 3 Terminal Equipment

EPS Gen 3 Terminal Equipment

Our previous update introduced the EPS Generation 3 Cell which increases EPS speeds by over 20%, lowers operating cost proportionately, and greatly simplifies and reduces maintenance . . .

EPS Upgrades Yield Big Speed Increase

EPS Upgrades Yield Big Speed Increase

A year ago we announced plans to host a new state-of-the-art EPS Coil Line at our processing center in Red Bud, Illinois. This ‘combination’ working production line and demonstration/training line, which is currently . . .

EPS Is Industry ‘Best Process Innovation’

EPS Is Industry ‘Best Process Innovation’

The Material Works, Ltd. (TMW) has been named the winner of American Metal Market’s 2016 Award for Steel Excellence in the category Best Process Innovation. This prestigious award recognizes the . . .

EPS Coil Line Tops High Tech Minimill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 . . .