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Ipsen Offers Training On Vacuum Furnace Technology

Ipsen, a designer and manufacturer of thermal processing systems for different types of markets, such as automotive, aerospace, energy, medical and chemical markets, has announced a new Ipsen U course.

Ipsen U

The upcoming course is scheduled to be held from April 10-12, 2012 at the company’s Cherry Valley facility in Illinois.

In the course, Ipsen is sharing its knowledge and experience in heat treatment. The course covers operations, troubleshooting, maintenance and other topics related to vacuum furnace equipment.

The topics include – an introduction to vacuum furnace technology, operations, troubleshooting and maintenance. It discusses ways to optimize older furnaces – including tuning enhancements and retrofits. As part of the green efforts, it covers fine tuning the furnaces for peak efficiency. Ipsen’s instructors will also discuss cycle programming, and specific information about furnaces and processes. The topics cover how to set-up the instrumentation and configuration, safety, alarms, components and subsystems. The basics of pumping systems and pumps are also discussed and an overview of mechanical factors, including leaks, pressure settings and valves is provided. Electrical breakers, sensors, switches and mechanics and tips for hot zone upkeep are among the subjects that will be covered. EH&S considerations are also covered.

The Ipsen U course can be attended onsite. The company is also offering custom training at the facilities of trainees based on their operations and machinery.

Ipsen U has scheduled other classes in 2012 for June 5-7, August 7-9, and October 16-18.



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