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From Brazing to High Vacuum Applications, Ipsen MetalMaster® Furnace Provides High Performance

Recently, Ipsen shipped a horizontal-loading MetalMaster® vacuum furnace with 2-bar gas quenching to a Commercial Heat Treating company in South Carolina.

Ideal for Aerospace brazing and other high vacuum applications, this vacuum furnace line performs distinctively well with thin section parts and lighter pieces.

This customized furnace features a 36” x 30” x 48” (914 mm x 762 mm x 1,219 mm) graphite work zone with a carbon steel gas distribution plenum and molybdenum heating elements, as well as a 2,000-pound (907 kg) load capacity. It operates at temperatures of 1,000 °F to 2,400 °F (538 °C to 1,316 °C) with ±10 °F (±6 °C) temperature uniformity. The furnace is also equipped with a 20-inch diffusion pump and Ipsen’s CompuVac® controls system.

In addition, this MetalMaster furnace is capable of meeting applicable AMS 2750E requirements and providing tight temperature tolerances with DigiTrim® controls settings. It also offers a specially engineered heat exchanger and turbine blower that is designed to optimize gas flow for more efficient cooling.

The MetalMaster furnace’s design has maintained ultimate performance and reliability for more than 45 years, with 500+ installations worldwide. It delivers the cleanliness and uniform cooling that customers request while also providing a cost-effective, versatile and adaptable vacuum furnace system. MetalMaster furnaces may also be ordered with several high-productivity options, including specialized instrumentation, increased pumping capability and material handling systems. To learn more about the unique features of Ipsen’s MetalMaster furnace, visit

About Ipsen                                                                    

Ipsen designs and manufactures industrial vacuum furnaces, atmosphere furnaces and supervisory control systems for a wide variety of industries, including: Aerospace, Commercial Heat Treating, Medical, Energy and Automotive. With production locations in America, Europe and Asia, along with representation in 34 countries, Ipsen is committed to providing support for customers worldwide. Choosing Ipsen means choosing a partner in success.

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