Tier-2 Suppliers Reports: Improved Non-Oriented Electrical Steels for Energy Efficient Electrical Machines

Author(s)/Presenter(s)

Gwynne Johnston is Vice President, Steel Technology, for Tempel Steel Company, the largest independent supplier of laminations for motor and transformer applications. Gwynne specializes in steel making practices and alloy development for electrical steels. He also works extensively with the technology of annealing as applied to laminations used in motors and transformers. He has a broad range of experience in selection and optimization of steel grades for a wide range of motor and transformer applications and is frequently consulted in situations requiring cost reduction, materials performance evaluation, or welding. He has patents in furnace design and has pioneered the development of several semi-processed electrical alloy grades.