By Nick Gilbert
Castec has procured Ipsen’s 2 bar H2 TITAN with a graphite hot zone and turn-key deployment for its overseas facility located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
This particular furnace features a work zone with dimensions of 455 x 455 x 610 mm with 2,000 lbs hearth gross load weight capacity. It is equipped with a blower vacuum system and a mechanical pump and is built up for 3 phase, 60 Hz, 460 V. The furnace is slated to be installed by Ipsen’s team of certified field service engineers within a period of 12 weeks.
The multi-purpose TITAN vacuum furnace can be delivered to any place of the world in less than 10 weeks. It can be operated in any language and fulfills international standards. It also enables a wide range of standard processes, which include brazing, hardening, annealing, and tempering, to name a few. It consumes 30% less energy when compared to competitive models. It is offered in vertical and horizontal models with a capacity as high as 10,000 lbs. It is available in a variety of sizes, uniformity and speed, featured with a Vacu-Prof control system to offer improved quality, enhanced operational safety and repeatable results.
Castec has been involved in the Die Casting industry for more than four decades and produces different components. The company manufactures products such as superior-quality core pins and inserts for use in die cast dies. It provides several options such as coating method, heat treatment and core pin material. Ipsen designs and makes thermal processing systems for markets such as automotive, chemical, medical energy and aerospace.