ASM Heat Treat 2015: Ipsen Exhibits TITAN 2.0 Vacuum Furnace and PdMetrics Software

Last week at ASM Heat Treat/Gear Expo 2015, Ipsen unveiled their TITAN® 2.0 vacuum furnace and PdMetrics™ software platform for predictive maintenance, which helps users optimize operations while avoiding unnecessary costs and unplanned downtime.

They also featured their ATLAS batch atmosphere furnace line, which provides intelligent interfaces, advanced controls and ease of integration.

In addition, attendees were able to enter Ipsen’s drawing for an iPad by becoming a Jedi Master, as well as have their photo taken with Star Wars characters: Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Princess Leia and a Stormtrooper. The winner of the iPad drawing is Nels Plough from Stack Metallurgical.

Ipsen experts – Aymeric Goldsteinas, Product Development Manager, and Nathan Durham, Electrical Solutions Manger – also presented two papers, respectively: The Growth of Predictive Maintenance and its Effect on Future Furnace Performance and Obtaining Nadcap Accreditation: Helping You Pass Your Audit. To learn more about these topics, read the full technical papers at

About TITAN® 2.0

Ipsen’s TITAN 2.0 vacuum furnace allows users to achieve powerful performance and experience cutting-edge technology in a single, compact vacuum furnace. This furnace incorporates years of customer feedback to deliver improved, user-friendly features, all while maintaining a global platform, small footprint and short delivery times.

About PdMetrics™

Ipsen’s PdMetrics software platform for predictive maintenance utilizes proprietary sensors and control algorithms to determine the appropriate timing for replacing parts and servicing equipment. By monitoring critical data and key parameters via PdMetrics, such as temperature, vibrations and pressure, users are able to improve the health and integrity of several systems: the hot zone, pumping system, cooling system and vacuum integrity. Visit to learn more.

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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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