Furnace Upgrade extends life cycle of HIP systems.

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Furnace Upgrade provides alternative to complete Hot Isostatic Press (HIP) replacement or rebuild. Plug-in design eliminates loading problems and reduces risk of damage to equipment. Heat shield assembly can be retrofitted into any existing HIP vessel. Furnace can be fitted for enhanced cooling to suit specific needs. Applications include castings, ceramics, plastics, automotive, and aerospace.



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EPSI Gives Old HIP a New Life with Furnace Upgrade



EPSI's Upgraded Furnace Provides Easier Maintenance and Longer Life Cycle

EPSI (Engineered Pressure Systems, Inc.), a world leader in custom-engineered high-pressure solutions, increases the reliability and productivity of older Hot Isostatic Press (HIP) systems with a furnace upgrade. By replacing the furnace heat shield assembly in outdated HIPs, EPSI can help companies extend the life of their existing production units. With a modern, plug-in design and new power feed through, EPSI's furnace offers better temperature control, reduces downtime, and improves energy efficiency. EPSI can modernize HIP units used in diverse industries, including castings, ceramics, plastics, automotive, and aerospace.

EPSI's furnace upgrade is a cost-effective alternative to an entire HIP system replacement or rebuild. A new EPSI furnace can have a 10 times longer life than a rebuilt one, and EPSI gives an extended warranty on cycles with its upgrade. Its plug-in design is easy to maintain, eliminates loading problems and reduces the risk of damage to the equipment. EPSI furnaces can be fitted for enhanced cooling to suite specific application needs in most instances. Additionally, EPSI can retrofit its furnace heat shield assembly into any existing HIP vessel, including those manufactured by other HIP manufacturers.

About EPSI
Formerly a subsidiary of National Forge Company, EPSI is a leading manufacturer of Hot, Cold & Warm Isostatic Press Systems. With its unique application-specific approach to R&D, manufacturing, and testing, EPSI has built a tradition of excellence in high-pressure engineering and technology worldwide.

For more information, contact EPSI, 165 Ferry Road, Haverhill, MA 01835. Call 978-469-8280, or Engineered Pressure Systems International, Walgoedstraat 19, B-9140 Temse, Belgium. Call 32 (3) 711 24 64. Visit EPSI on the World Wide Web at epsi-highpressure.com

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