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Notable Project: Enormous CMC Steel-Sayreville EAF power cable

CMC Steel – Sayreville, NJ Massive Rotating Terminal Design Problem: The customer needed to enhance the longevity of their EAF power cable and mitigate hose binding during operation. Solution: In what might be the largest EAF rotating terminal assembly built in North America, our engineers custom designed a 14,000 MCM terminal assembly measuring 27.25” with…

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Video Shows Cable Core Construction Best Practice

In this 2-1/2 minute video, Founder and President Mike Pinney reveals the mysteries of what can go wrong when there’s a power cable construction failure. Frustrating as it is, steel makers and maintenance professionals cannot see the problem from the outside. In “Cable Core Construction Mysteries Revealed!,” Mike shows the basic components of an Electric…

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Notable Project: TimkenSteel – Harrison Mill Final Stirrer

TimkenSteel - Harrison Mill Final Stirrer Problem: Caustic flux powder used in the continuous casting process was violently attacking the carbon steel weldment of TimkenSteel’s electromagnetic final stirrer. Solution: A new weldment of high-grade corrosion-resistant stainless alloy was designed, built and fabricated to stop corrosion. It’s not out the door yet, because we’re storing it…

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Notable Project: CarTech’s Dual Station ESR Furnace bus tubes

Carpenter Technologies - Latrobe, PA Problem: The retrofit and rebuild of Carpenter Technologies’ dual station ESR furnace bus tubes took some finesse. The ESR is an older furnace built circa 1960, and consequently sourcing spare components and the craftsmanship to perform the work is difficult. Solution: The replacement bus tube components arrived at the customer’s…

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DC Reactor Coils

Notable Project: Gerdau Long Steel – St. Paul DC reactor coils

Gerdau Long Steel - St. Paul, MN Problem:  Our customer’s existing DC reactor coils were beginning to leak coolant, and the OEM, General Electric, no longer supported the equipment. Gerdau Long Steel could not continue to operate their DC electric arc furnace with their existing coils, and were having difficulty solving their problem. Solution: The…

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Winner of Virtual Metal Caster Drawing from Rolls-Royce

Congratulations to Jonathan Weaver, winner of the Virtual Metal Casters Drawing! On April 23 Jonathan’s entry was drawn live on Zoom. A member of the Engineering team at Rolls-Royce, Jonathan won an exclusive autographed Class of 2020 HOF collector edition football. Watch the video on the I2r POWER LinkedIn page. We look forward to seeing…

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Comprehensive Machine Shop Offers Value

Terminals have met their match with our expert machinist Preston Flott and our comprehensive machine shop. Full machining capabilities on modern lathes and mills right here, in-house, expedite your power cable order. As always, your components are handcrafted using top-grade materials by skilled technicians for maximum power and to minimize loss. Have questions about this…

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COVID-19 Update: March 24

Open and available to serve I2r POWER meets the government qualifications of “Essential Business and Operations” and will remain open to serve our customers and partners. Sunday afternoon the Ohio Department of Health issued a Stay at Home Order requiring “All Persons Stay at Home Unless Engaged in Essential Work or Activity.” This order went into effect…

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COVID-19 Update: March 16

Doing all we can to keep your operations up and running Our sincerest thanks for the opportunity to serve you. As you are no doubt keeping yourself informed, we are also monitoring the latest reports from Ohio’s Department of Health, the federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO).…

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50,000 Cables and Counting in 2019

Back in 2005 when I2r POWER was in its infant stage, it was hard to imagine a teenaged company boasting about building more than 50,000 power cables. Shipped all over the world, the power cables built here (on the best cable repair line in North America) are for end users and OEMs, alike. Cables are…

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Core Construction is Vital to Cable Life

Most construction failures are easy to identify—from the inside. The evidence is in the tear down. We see quite a few catastrophic power cable breakdowns, and unfortunately, symptoms are not usually apparent until after premature failure happens. Our experience has shown construction failures most often occur due to poor conductor bundling, an improperly sized and…

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COVID-19 UPDATE

During this time I2r POWER remains open and in full operation ready to serve and assist our customers. We are following guidelines from public health authorities to protect the well-being of our customers, employees and community.