Pennsylvania-based specialist roll-bonding clad plate manufacturer, AMETEK Specialty Metal Products (SMP), is strengthening its position in the food service equipment market with the introduction of FASTAL – its premium quality, three-layered clad metal plate product. 
Designed for high performance commercial and residential griddles, the product offers excellent thermal conductivity and heat distribution properties. With faster heating times and a strong resilience to frequent temperature changes, it is the ideal material for electric or gas cooking surfaces.
AMETEK SMP employs a well-established roll bonding process to achieve a high metallurgical bond strength and can supply the premium product in custom sizes, small batch sizes, and short lead times. This roll-bonded clad plate can be cut to custom sizes easily to match precise griddle manufacturers’ specifications, while maintaining bond integrity and performance.
The FASTAL name reflects the three-layer clad plate’s core benefits and contents. “FASTâ€? focuses the mind on the product’s ability to rapidly respond to temperature changes cycling up and down as the griddle is used, while “STâ€? pays tribute to the “stainless steelâ€? content and “ALâ€? is taken from the aluminum core.
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