Heat Treatment

Equipment
TITAN is a self-contained, highly mobile, skid-mounted vacuum heat treat system. A simple-to-master control system is provided for data trending, archiving software, supporting 16 languages, switching easily between units of measure, acquiring real-time data, and storing up to 1000 recipes.
AVS supplies furnaces for a wide range of processes requiring vacuum, pressure and heat.
Thermcraft’s Hinged High Temperature Split Tube Furnaces are for applications that need temperatures up to 1530°C (2800°F). They can customize these tube furnaces to be single zone or multiple zone configurations, and design them for vertical or horizontal operation.
Ipsen offers the VFS HIQ (Horizontal Internal Quench) Series of vacuum furnaces that are easy to operate and deliver unparalleled performance.
The aluminum-brazing vacuum furnaces available from Ipsen are designed to meet a wide range of workload and throughput requirements.
Harper’s belt and conveyor furnaces are developed for the continuous processing of parts as well as advanced materials such as powder, granular, or particulate aggregates in high purity and specialty atmosphere environments at temperatures up to 2000°C.
This versatile series of multi-purpose vacuum furnaces offers a wide variety of sizes and configurations, including horizontal or vertical designs. As users have a choice of hot zones, pumping systems and gas cooling options, the MetalMaster™ is ideal for almost any heat treating, brazing or other thermal processing application. The gas quench system features a specially engineered heat exchanger and turbine blower designed to optimize gas flow for more efficient cooling. In addition to Ipsen's standard computer control systems, MetalMaster™ furnaces may be ordered with other high-productivity options, including specialized instrumentation, increased pumping capability, and material handling systems.
Contemporary Kiln automatic cooling ovens have integrated ventilation systems that introduce fresh filtered air into the kiln chamber in order to expedite the cooling process and reduce the process cycle time.
Among Inductotherm’s newest technologies is the Acutrak® Direct Electric Heat (DEH) Crucible Furnace. This unique aluminum melting and holding furnace uses an air-cooled, direct electric heating system that is more efficient, environmentally friendly, assures more accurate temperature control of molten metal, all while eliminating water cooling.
TAV range of products includes vacuum furnaces with pressures from 1E-7mbar to 100bar, temperatures of up to 2500°C and load capacities of up to 5000kg.
Split shell, vertical tube, or custom designs on stand or with custom mounting hardware for your test device, including creep rigs. The operating temperatures up to 1800°C
StableTemp Muffle Furnaces are available in three sizes and three controller options to meet your application requirements. All models have autotune feature which allows the furnace to perform better at a particular set point and load, eliminating temperature overshoot for a commonly used application. An optional RS-485 communications port 33858-90 is available to let you use these furnaces with your computer. RS-485 option is factory installed—you must order separately at the same time as you order your furnace.
Marshall tube furnaces available from Thermcraft are a reliable range of furnaces specifically designed to meet customers’ needs.
The Phoenix line of microwave muffle furnaces offers unmatched versatility and speed in a rugged, easy-to-use system.
The pusher plate and tunnel kilns from Harper are developed for processes needing accurate control of atmosphere and temperature and suitable for those with longer residence times that need precise control of the heat up rate of the product (temperature profile) and lower gas/solid reaction.
The VFS Model VDS furnace features a special dual vacuum pump design that combines debinding and sintering processes in a single cycle without contaminating the hot zone, furnace chamber, or components.
Ipsen offers an advanced yet affordable furnace control system called CompuVac Supervisory Control System.
Thermcraft offers box furnaces are designed for temperatures up to 1200°C (2192°F). These box furnaces generate even heat throughout the entire heated chamber and are insulated for optimum thermal efficiency.
The SAM-255 workstation is now available with IntelliTemp Infrared temperature control enabling rapid drying of all types of samples.
Deltech rotary kiln furnaces are available for single and multiple tube systems. The furnace temperatures are up to 1700°C The furnace has fully integrated control panels.
The 2000° Furnace from Deltech operates in air, distinguishing it from those that need vacuum operation. The company’s high quality, efficient design is also very economical when compared to vacuum furnaces.
Harper International designs its rotary furnaces to suit customer’s unique specifications.
This is a horizontal tube furnace that can operate up to 1500°Cat vacuum levels of better than 10E-5 mbar.
Controlled atmosphere furnace models include vertical tube units, horizontal tube units, multi-zone tube units, convertible "VT/BL" furnaces which can be used as tube units or bottom loaders and convertible "VT/HT" furnaces which can be used as vertical or horizontal tube units.
Thermcraft offers a low mass diffusion heating element called Fibercraft FC-200L.
The Criterion temperature chamber series is a compact and economical solution for a range of temperature testing requirements.
The LF Series furnaces are top loading multi-purpose furnace, high temperature, vacuum or controlled atmosphere with refractory metal heat zone
HybridCarb, the innovative process gas-recycling technology from Ipsen, helps in saving energy and resources by reducing energy usage and carbon footprint.
Ipsen offers rotary hearth furnaces, which are specifically designed for reheating pre-treated work components and for carburizing shallow case depths.
Models include bottom loading, front loading, bottom loading vertical tube units for convenient loading of small crucibles combined with corrosion resistance and atmosphere control. The temperature range is 1600, 1700, 1800° C (2900, 3100, 3300° F).
Top hot furnace models include fixed loading platforms or kiln cars, multi-car systems with programmable linear actuation to allow automatic positioning and removal of kiln cars from the furnace.
Ipsen offers the VFS HEQ (Horizontal External Quench) furnace, which is part of the VFS brand HEQ series.
Chamber furnace for universal applications. Various temperature controllers available.
Thermcraft LAB-TEMP™ furnaces and ovens are used in laboratories all over the world. Thermcraft is the exclusive supplier of furnaces and ovens to some of the leading materials testing system manufacturers. Features of the O-Series medium range laboratory ovens are described.
The Super TurboTreater available from Ipsen is an advanced vacuum furnace specifically designed to handle huge load capacities for heat treatment of tools, dies and components with complex geometries.
MetalMaster vacuum furnace system available from Ipsen is a versatile, multi-purpose system that comes in a wide range of configurations and sizes, including vertical and horizontal designs.
Pusher furnaces available from Ipsen are specifically designed for uninterrupted treatment of components under a protective gas atmosphere.
Thermcraft offers high temperature semi-cylindrical ceramic electric heaters that have maximum operating temperatures of 1010°C (1850°F) and 1200°C (2200°F).
Unifour ageing ovens, powered by gas, oil or electricity can be installed with automated transport from stacker to packer.
Harper is the choice company in continuous furnace technologies for the carbon fiber industry.
Thermcraft offers control systems for all types of oven, furnace, and atmosphere control applications.
Thermcraft offers eXPRESS-LINE control systems that are available with optional timers, programmable controllers, and high limit switches.
Automatic processing furnace systems (APF) and ceramic processing furnace systems (CPF) provide fully automatic, unattended operation at temperatures to 2500°C. Parts processing may be cycled in under two hours with rapid temperature ramp up (>100°C/min) and ramp down (>300°C/min). These systems may be configured as a hydrogen furnace, a vacuum furnace or both.
As partial technical support for the MicroCure Technology, Lambda offers process development and optimization assistance to include process trials. The Lambda Technologies MicroCure 5100 is designed around the unique Variable Frequency Microwave process technique for the selective, rapid, and uniform procesing of materials.
Ipsen offers Vacuum Oil/Gas Quench (VOQ) furnaces that are versatile and handle a variety of thermal processes for a range of materials including brazing, annealing, tempering, aging/stress relieving, carbonitriding with oil quench, carburizing with gas or oil quench, and hardening with gas or oil quench.
ATLAS integral quench furnaces available from Ipsen are advanced and custom-engineered machines that are cost-effective and easy to operate and maintain.
The Binder incubator BF115 with mechanical convection is suited for all gentle incubation applications, especially under full load and large batch throughputs. This incubator is has extremely low temperature variation and has rapid recovery times.
Themcraft, in collaboration with B.W.C. Technologies and RichardsApex, has developed a highly controllable technique to simultaneously process steel tire wire and other steel long products.
Ipsen offers Atmosphere Draw Internal Vacuum (ADIV) temper system, which covers recirculation, heating and cooling components to deliver vacuum purging and internal cooling.
Standard and custom designed ovens are available from Thermcraft in either batch or continuous types. Sizes range from bench top to industrial truck ovens in single or double door styles. Ovens may be either electric or gas fired.
TITAN is a self-contained, highly mobile, skid-mounted vacuum heat treat system. It can be easily installed using fast utility hookups.
Thermcraft’s eXPRESS-LINE solid tube furnaces are designed for temperatures up to 1200°C (2192°F).
The Thermcraft TransTemp transparent tube furnace was originally developed at the Lincoln Laboratory on the campus of MIT. Unlike conventional furnaces, the TransTemp becomes transparent at approximately 600°C, which makes it possible to see a process as it takes place inside the furnace.
Rubotherm’s product line MaxiCLAVE comprises autoclaves for high pressure and/or high temperature applications with different specifications and internal volumes.
Thermcraft eXPRESS-LINE split tube furnaces come with a 3” ID or 6” ID heated chamber and are available in 12”, 18”, 24” and 36” heated lengths, in a single or a three zone configuration. Designed for temperatures up to 1200°C (2192°F), these furnaces will produce uniform heat around the full 360° of the heated chamber and are insulated for maximum thermal efficiency.
Ipsen has developed atmosphere batch type furnaces that are made of standardized sub-assemblies.
Harper offers advanced Oxidation Oven technology in order to complement its industry-leading furnaces for carbon fiber processing.
The Thermcraft eXPRESS-LINE Protege compact split tube furnace comes with a 2” ID heated chamber that has a 12” heated length in a single zone configuration. The heating element is a Fibercraft™ vacuum formed ceramic fiber heater with embedded resistance wire. Designed for temperatures up to 1100°C (2012°F), this furnace will produce uniform heat around the full 360° of the heated chamber and is insulated for maximum thermal efficiency.
Thermcraft offers cast plate heaters (PH-C) without side flanges. These heaters have a maximum operating temperature of 1204°C (2200°F) and are available in almost any size.
Temperature range is 1600, 1700, 1800° C (2900, 3100, 3300° F). The models include "BL" Bottom Load Furnaces with octagonal workspaces and "SBL" square bottom loading models with rectangular workspaces.
Cabinet Ageing ovens for precision ageing of rubbers and plastics under controlled conditions. EB 04 and EB 10 are shelf ovens and conform to ISO 188, ISO 3383, IEC 811 and technical equivalent standards. They designed to give very low temperature variations in time and space, low air speed and controlled air exchange rate.
Ipsen offers sophisticated vacuum thermal processing systems for a variety of applications that range from simple tools to large wind turbine gears.
AvaC, Ipsen’s propriety process for vacuum carburizing with acetylene, provides high carbon availability and ensures highly homogenous carburizing even for complicated geometries and high load densities.
Harper is the global leader for ultra-high temperature (UHT) continuous furnace systems rated to 3000°C to be used in the production of many powdered metals and high modulus carbon fiber, primarily used in applications requiring high rigidity.
The novel CB series offers optimal growth conditions for cell cultures. The anti plenum concept, the 180°C sterilization routine with the world's first sterilizable CO2 sensor and other unique BINDER technologies satisfy the highest requirements for best possible cell growth and maximum sample safety in the premium class of BINDER CO2 incubators.
Orton offers GTF-MD-16 and GTF-MD-16L furnaces, which are horizontal tube furnaces with controlled, reproducible, linear thermal gradients of about 120°C across a 12" long monitored zone and 160°C across a 6" long monitored zone, respectively.
In addition to standard designs, Thermcraft also manufacture furnaces custom built to exact specifications. Their team of highly knoweledgeable Sales Engineers will work with you through the entire process of configuring your custom furnace.
The front loading furnace features manual or power operated, "swing" or guillotine type doors. One can specify the type or make recommendations based on operator safety and engineering efficiency.
These furnaces are designed for light to medium duty applications where rapid thermal response is a primary requirement.
Ipsen offers a high pressure gas quenching vacuum furnace called TurboTreater. The furnace delivers rapid cycle times and enhanced workload results.
Vestibule blocks and insulation tubes available from Thermcraft are designed to fit all types of diffusion furnaces and specialty insulation applications.
The Wallace Ageing Chamber O14 ages rubber in accordance with international testing standards. In conjunction with the Rapid Plastimeter, it allows the user to determine the Plasticity Retention Index (PRI) of raw natural rubbers
The Hot Spot 110L from Zircar Zirconia is a 1600°C Lab Furnace that plugs into a standard 110 Volt, 20 Amp outlet. The breakthrough design of this compact frontloading box furnace incorporates a unique combination of zirconia and alumina insulation which combines the hot strength of alumina and low thermal conductivity of zirconia. This compact unit is easily accommodated into your laboratory and does not require any special setting surface. An integrated cooling fan feature ensures that the outer shell of the furnace is cool enough to protect the user from any potential burn, even the maximum operating temperature of at 1600°C.
These models are ideal for simulating typical fast-firing processes up to a maximum firing temperature of 1300 °C. The combination of high performance, low thermal mass and powerful cooling fans provides for cycle times from cold to cold of under 35 minutes.
TITAN is a self-contained, highly mobile, skid-mounted vacuum heat treat system. Fast utility hookups are used for easily installing Titan.
T-M Vacuum Tool Room Vacuum Furnaces are the high temperature, technically advanced vacuum furnaces to satisfy all your heat-treating needs. Within the all stainless steel chamber of the vacuum furnaces is a two cubic foot work zone capable of holding up to 200 pounds of material for tempering, austenitizing, hardening, stress relieving, brazing, sintering, bonding, annealing, and many other custom heat treating processes.
Harper’s patented Vertical Conveyor furnace, Vertical calciner is the company’s most recent thermal processing innovation for a broad range of product feedstocks especially for materials that need high temperature solid-solid and solid-gas reactions, such as carbides, nitrides, borides and refractory metal powders.
BINDER FD series ovens are ideal for use in cases where sterilization and quick drying are required. The FD 53 oven saves valuable time thanks to its fully homogeneous temperature distribution, quick dynamics and powerful fan.
This versatile series of multi-purpose vacuum furnaces offers a wide variety of sizes and configurations, including horizontal or vertical designs. As users have a choice of hot zones, pumping systems and gas cooling options, the MetalMaster™ is ideal for almost any heat treating, brazing or other thermal processing application. The gas quench system features a specially engineered heat exchanger and turbine blower designed to optimize gas flow for more efficient cooling. In addition to Ipsen's standard computer control systems, MetalMaster™ furnaces may be ordered with other high-productivity options, including specialized instrumentation, increased pumping capability, and material handling systems.
Delteh furnace control systems are custom-designed with application-specific features. Every Deltech control system is ETL Certified by Intertek to conform to UL508A standards. Standard safety features include an emergency stop, door interlock, safety relay, and isolation switches.
The Lambda Technologies MicroCure 2100 is designed around the unique Variable Frequency Microwave process technique for the selective, rapid, and uniform procesing of materials.
Thermcraft supplies vertical and horizontal Bridgman crystal growing furnace systems. The vertical furnace system is fully self-contained in a compact arrangement.
This breakthrough frontloading box furnace is made possible by a unique combination of zirconia and alumina insulation, which exploits the hot strength of alumina and low thermal conductivity of zirconia.
Thermcraft offers Fibercraft and Duracraft vertical diffusion heating elements that are available either as completely new units or can be redesigned to suit customers’ existing unit.
The Sintervac™ product line services a variety of robust manufacturing requirements with delicate process control needs. Tungsten and Cemented carbides, performance and structural ceramics, cermets and high alloy steels represent a few. There are over 600 Sintervacs in field service throughout the world today. CVI is the world leader for carbide and structural ceramic applications.
A Cabinet ageing oven for precision ageing of rubbers and plastics under controlled conditions and with high air speed.
TITAN is a self-contained, highly mobile, skid-mounted vacuum heat treat system which consists of a simple-to-master control system for switching easily between units of measure, acquiring real-time data, data trending and archiving software, storing up to 1000 recipes, and , and supporting 16 languages.