Product News: Material Handling & Storage

VPI Tank has 10 ft inner diameter and working depth.

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July 18, 2008 - Built for manufacture and service of electric motors, Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI) tank provides 100 psig internal pressure and full vacuum at 100°F maximum temperature. Featuring Rapidoor® fast-actuating closure, tank is installed in compact full-pit layout, and its atmospheric storage tank is set below floor level to facilitate product loading and unloading. NEMA 12 control panel, vacuum and hydraulic systems, and chiller are located at floor grade to facilitate operator access.

WSF Industries, Inc.

P.O. Box 400-A/Kenmore Branch, Buffalo, NY, 14217, USA

Original Press Release

WSF Industries Develops Vacuum Pressure Impregnation Tank with 10-ft. Inner Diameter and 10-ft. Working Depth

Press release date: July 1, 2008

(July 2008) - A customized, large-capacity Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI) Tank with an inner diameter of 10 feet and a working depth of 10 feet was designed and built by WSF Industries, Inc., Buffalo, New York. The new vertical VPI system features the company's patented Rapidoor® fast-actuating closure and provides 100 psig internal pressure and full vacuum at 100°F maximum temperature. Installed in a compact full-pit layout, the VPI system and its atmospheric storage tank are set below floor level to facilitate product loading and unloading, while the NEMA 12 control panel, vacuum and hydraulic systems, and chiller are located at floor grade for easy operator access, according to WSF Industries.

The new VPI system from WSF was built for the manufacture and service of electric motors. VPI systems are also used for the processing of coil windings, transformer components, power cables, fiberglass laminations, cores, paper products, and other items. They can also impregnate pitch or chemical solutions into electric furnace electrodes and piping and tubing for heat exchangers, nuclear power plants and pump components. In addition, porous metal castings can be impregnated with sealants, and wood products impregnated with various substances to protect against rot, insects, fire, weather effects, and heavy use, WSF Industries states.

For additional information, contact WSF Industries, Inc., P.O. Box 400, Buffalo, NY 14217. Phone: 716-692-4930. Fax: 716-692-4135. Toll-Free: 800-874-8265. Email: sales@wsfindustries.com. www.WSFindustries.com.

For specific product information, visit www.WSFindustries.com/VPI.htm.

Please address reader service inquiries at the above address to: John Hettrick, CEO, WSF Industries, Inc. Email: sales@wsfindustries.com

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