The CI Hayes Tube Furnace is designed to process wire or strip material in continuous fashion. The furnace may be provided with single or multiple, small or large diameter tubes designed to anneal wire or strip, or to harden bi-metallic sawblade stock. Multi-zone temperature control and atmosphere piping for use with a protective atmosphere such as hydrogen or nitrogen is standard. The furnace, capable of temperatures to 2200°F, is typically supplied with customer supplied material handling. Cooling zones may be provided as requested.