Heat Treating Equipment

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lucifer Furnaces Adds Capacity at Compacting Tooling for CPM High Speed Steel Heat Treating

November 23, 2016

Lucifer Furnaces delivered a dual chamber high temp furnace to Compacting Tooling Inc. (CTI), McKeesport, PA. Model HS8-181224 is a custom size designed to meet Compacting Tooling’s load requirements. Powered with 42 KW, this furnace, ideal to heat treat high speed steel, reaches 2450°F in the upper chamber and 1200° F in the lower, tempering oven. A combined 6.5” of ceramic fiber...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

MetalMaster Furnaces Remain Industry Workhorse

November 19, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL - Within the past few weeks, Ipsen has shipped five MetalMaster® vacuum furnaces to companies in locations around the world: Washington, South Carolina, Mexico and China. Comprised of both horizontal- and vertical-loading systems, these shipments will be used to process parts for the Commercial Heat Treating and Aerospace industries - a market where Ipsen and its equipment...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Prepreg Injection Processes Benefit from Temperature Monitoring

November 13, 2016

dataTaker Handles High Channel Count for Heat Treatment Applications

Plants and factories working with prepreg injection and other heat treatment applications can greatly benefit from continual temperature monitoring. Curing, molding, and automotive applications all save cost and improve PQ by using a data logger to record product temperatures. Temperature monitoring is equally...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Atmosphere Box Furnace heat treats small batches of parts.

October 17, 2016

Featuring 12 x 18 x 12 in. work chamber and programmable temperature controller, Treet-All™ Light Industrial Box Furnace offers temperature range of 1400–2050°F with work area uniformity of ±25°. Retort minimizes amount of oxygen within chamber by purging with nitrogen. To ensure quick heating and low heat storage, furnace uses vacuum formed ceramic fiber insulation. System includes alloy hearth plate and is heated by retained alloy resistive elements positioned on roof, floor, and sidewalls. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Software, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Meets Diverse Industry Demands, Shipping 10 Heat-Treating Systems

October 14, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL – Customers continue to rely on Ipsen equipment for high performance and quality results. Ipsen recently shipped ten heat-treating systems to customers in India, Vietnam and several U.S. states. This equipment will be used to process parts for the Aerospace, Commercial Heat Treating, Defense, Metal Injection Molding and Tooling industries. Among the shipments were a 6-bar...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Gas-Fired Heavy-Duty Furnace operates at up to 2,000F.

August 29, 2016

Providing 30 x 60 x 30 in. workspace dimensions, No. 1042 utilizes 750,000 BTU/hr modulating gas burners and floor-mounted combustion air blower. Burners fire below hearth, with 9 in. thick insulated walls comprising 5 in. thick 2,300°F ceramic fiber and 4 in. 1,900°F block insulation. Floor insulation is made from 4 ½ in. of 2,300°F firebrick and 4 in. of 1,900°F block insulation. Furnace has air-operated vertical lift door and 2 lanes of roller rails supported by firebrick piers. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lindberg/MPH Ships Melting and Holding Furnace to a Leader in the Automotive Industry

August 8, 2016

Riverside, MI- August 4, 2016- Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of a lead melting and holding furnace to a supplier of the automotive industry. The gas fired immersion tube furnace is used in the manufacture of lead plates for automotive batteries. The immersion heat allows for efficient and economical melting and holding of the lead while providing the precise temperature control required...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Supports SKF with Atmosphere, Vacuum Heat-Treating Systems

August 8, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL - Ipsen recently installed both atmosphere and vacuum heat-treating systems at SKF’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in St. Louis, Missouri. With the relocation of their existing facility to a new location, SKF continues to focus on enhancing the quality, efficiency and overall effectiveness of their heat-treating equipment. Among this new Ipsen equipment was a...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Ships Custom Global Vertical Heat-Treating System to West Coast

July 18, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL- Companies continue to rely on Ipsen for high-performance heat treatment equipment that is capable of meeting their exact needs and specifications. Recently, Ipsen shipped a Global Vertical (GV) vacuum furnace with 6-bar gas quenching to a commercial heat treater on the West Coast. The GV heat-treating system is from Ipsen’s TurboTreater line, which allows customers to order...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ipsen Delivers a Range of Atmosphere and Vacuum Heat-Treating Solutions Across the U.S.

July 1, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL – In recent months, Ipsen has shipped 11 heat-treating systems across the U.S. to eight different states ranging from California to Massachusetts. This equipment will be used to process parts for companies in the Aerospace, Energy, Commercial Heat Treating and Coating industries. Among the equipment was a TITAN H6 vacuum furnace, which was rented to fill a company’s...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Automotive Tier One Supplier Orders AFC-Holcroft Heat Treat Equipment to Process Aluminum Products

July 1, 2016

June, 2016: A Tier 1 automotive supplier located in the Midwest has placed (2) orders with AFC-Holcroft for the supply of heat treating equipment related to the processing of aluminum. The first order will consist of a Roller Hearth Homogenizing Furnace for processing aluminum products. The complete system includes a multi-position loading table, a multiposition furnace, cooling station and...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Century Die Adds Capacity with Another Lucifer Red Devil Furnace

June 27, 2016

Century Die Company, LLC., a blow mold specialist in Fremont Ohio, has added to their heat treating capability with a Lucifer Red Devil single chamber furnace. Model RD7-H21 has a working chamber size of 9”H x 12”L by 21”D and heats to 2200F. Energy efficient lightweight firebrick lines the chamber with mineral wool backup insulation; easy-to-replace heating elements for uniform radiation...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Belt Conveyor Oven reaches max temperature of 550F.

June 23, 2016

Constructed with 4 in. insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, and stainless steel interior, No. 866 offers 18 in. x 20 ft x 15 in. workspace, 60 KW installed in Nichrome wire heating elements, and 4,200 cfm, 3 hp recirculating blower that provides vertical downward airflow. Oven travel comprises 1 ½ ft long open belt loading zone, 20 ft long insulated heat zone with recirculated airflow, 1 ft long open zone, 12 ft long cooling zone, and 1 ½ ft long open unloading zone. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Ships Two Industrial Ovens to United Tool & Die Company for Heat Treating Aluminum Parts

June 20, 2016

Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of two industrial ovens to United Tool Die Company in West Hartford, CT. An electrically heated draw batch oven (SDB oven) with a pitted manual quench tank will be used for aluminum solution heat treatment of parts. An electrically heated enhanced duty walk-in batch oven (EWN oven) will be used for aluminum aging and annealing of parts. The new...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

L&L Special Furnace Co., Inc. has Manufactured a Highly Uniform Box Furnace that Hardens Tool Steel Used to Manufacture Decking Fasteners and Supports for a Worldwide Customer Base.

June 1, 2016

High Uniformity, General Purpose Heat Treating Furnaces Used for Hardening of Tool Steel for Custom Tool and Dies LL Special Furnace Co., Inc. has manufactured a highly uniform box furnace that hardens tool steel used to manufacture decking fasteners and supports for a worldwide customer base. The equipment was sold through W.H. Kay, one of L&L’s leading distributers of furnace equipment,...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Aerospace Customer Receives Integrated Heat Treatment Solution with TITAN Furnace and Predictive Maintenance Software

May 23, 2016

Aerospace Customer Receives Integrated Heat Treatment Solution with TITAN Furnace and Predictive Maintenance Software CHERRY VALLEY, IL – Ipsen recently shipped a TITAN H8 vacuum furnace system with 2-bar gas quenching and PdMetrics™ predictive maintenance software platform to a company on the West Coast. There it will be used to manufacture components and systems for the Aerospace...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lindberg/MPH Ships Pit Furnace for Heat Treating Aircraft Components

May 20, 2016

Riverside, MI – Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of a cyclone pit furnace to a supplier of the aerospace industry. The pit furnace performs a heat treating process on aircraft components. The cyclone design has historically provided optimum heat distribution and exceptional temperature uniformity which makes it ideal for applications such as tempering, normalizing, solution treatment of...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Preheating Automotive Heads with 1000F Oven

May 13, 2016

SANDUSKY, OH.– LEWCO, Inc. recently manufactured a custom 1000F fuel-fired batch oven to a company that remanufactures products in the automotive industry.The oven will be used to pre-heat automotive heads to 850F prior to welding.The heads will be loaded into the oven on shelves supplied by the customer.LEWCO Engineers decided horizontal airflow would be best suited for the application. ...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Baker Furnace Designs and Manufactures a 2200F, Nitrogen Conveyor Oven for Aquatic Heating Systems

May 4, 2016

Yorba Linda, CA – Baker Furnace, Inc. is pleased to announce the shipment of a custom-built, high-temperature conveyor oven designed to heat treat rods used to manufacture commercial heating elements. The process also requires a nitrogen purge to create a specific atmosphere. At 35 ft long with an operating temperature of 1900F, the engineering challenges for this unique application were a...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lindberg/MPH Ships Pit Furnace to a Leading Manufacturer of Mechanical Components

April 27, 2016

Riverside, MI – Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of a pit furnace to a leading manufacturer of mechanical components. This industrial pit furnace performs a steam treating process on tool steels. Steam treating produces an oxide film on the surface of the part which improves wear resistance, improves corrosion resistance, and provides a uniform blue-black finish. The heat treating...Read More