Metallurgical Wire Products and Services

For over three decades, Minteq International Inc. (MINTEQ) has been a leader in the treatment of steel with metallurgical wire products.

Our PFERROCAL® metallurgical wires, produced in Canaan, Connecticut, and Hengelo, Netherlands, have been instrumental in providing enhanced castability for steel producers worldwide.

PFERROCAL® wire products are offered in diameters of 6, 8 and 9 millimeters, in cages or in spools.

Along with its metallurgical wire products, MINTEQ has developed the SURE-CAL® value proposition that combines its wire, lance injection technology and metallurgical support.  SURE-CAL®technical consulting, design and development services combined with wire and lance injection products, guarantees a reduction in our customers' calcium treatment costs.  SURE-CAL®technical support and services offered in conjunction with the MINTEQ metallurgical wire products, provides our steel customers with optimum calcium recovery plus reliable and consistent castability of carbon steel.

The SURE-CAL®process provides the most consistent calcium treatment practice for the steel producer with benefits including:

       Consistent calcium recoveries heat after heat
       Less calcium fade at the caster
       Best inclusion control
       Highest recoveries/lowest calcium consumption

The SURE-CAL® system allows for flexible equipment layouts for various LMF setups and includes full technical support.

SURE-CAL® Brochure

MINTEQ also offers a wide range of industry-standard alloys and ferro-alloys in powder-filled metallurgical wires. These wires are offered in a variety of diameters from 6 mm up to 16 mm. We offer a full product line of calcium, Calcium Silicate, alloy, and aluminum wires. These products are used in various molten steel processes and foundries, and also are widely accepted in the production of non-ferrous metals.

  • CaSi
  • Sulfur
  • Carbon
  • FeTi
  • FeMn
  • FeB
  • FeNb