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Lucifer Furnaces Designs Large Box Furnace for Aerospace Industry
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Lucifer Furnaces Designs Large Box Furnace for Aerospace Industry

Lucifer Furnaces, Inc. has designed a large heat treating box furnace for a leading provider in the aerospace industry. The 20 high by 20" wide by 40" long unit will be used in the manufacture of engine parts. This 3 zone furnace with tight uniformity meets the AMS2750 specification required by NADCAP. Constructed with an angle iron steel frame and heavy gauge sheet steel facing welded to form a...

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Holo-Krome Division of Fastenal Buys AFC-Holcroft Mesh Belt System

Holo-Krome division of Fastenal has placed an order for an AFC-Holcroft mesh belt system, with a capacity of 2000 lb/hr. The equipment will be used for neutral hardening and carburizing of cap screws and set screws of various sizes. AFC-Holcroft will supply a new hardening furnace equipped with a burner management system and AFC-Holcroft's BeltMaster(TM) control system for CQI-9 compliance. The...

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VCST Buys 4th AFC-Holcroft Integral Quench Batch Furnace for Mexico Facility

VCST Industrial Products, headquartered in Belgium, has purchased another AFC-Holcroft UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnace for installation in their plant in Leon, Mexico. This will be the fourth UBQ furnace AFC-Holcroft has provided to this facility. The furnace has effective working dimensions of 36-48-36 inches, is gas fired, and will be used to process various precision-machined gears for...

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Lucifer Furnaces Provides Muffle Box Furnace for Stress Relieving
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Lucifer Furnaces Provides Muffle Box Furnace for Stress Relieving

Lucifer Furnaces, Inc. has supplied a leading ISO 9001 certified analytical testing facility in the Midwest with a model 7000 AM box furnace for stress relieving. The 7 x 7" x 18" chamber is powered with 8 KW and heats to 2050°F. The heavy gauge reinforced steel shell is insulated with 6 Â-½ inches of multilayered insulating firebrick and mineral wool block for energy efficiency. Easy...

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Electrically Box Furnace is used for preheating molds.
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Electrically Box Furnace is used for preheating molds.

Along with 52 kW installed in nickel chrome wire coils supported by stainless steel frame, No. 863 features 48 x 30 x 30 in. workspace dimensions and 7 in. thick insulated walls with stainless steel covers. Heat resisting alloy recirculating blower, powered by 7 Â-½ hp motor with V-belt drive, provides upward airflow to oven. Reaching 1,400°F max, furnace incorporates 4-point strip...

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Lucifer Furnaces Sends Large Heat Treat Oven to West Coast
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Lucifer Furnaces Sends Large Heat Treat Oven to West Coast

A large recirculating oven built by Lucifer Furnaces, Inc. in Warrington, Pennsylvania, has been shipped to a West Coast manufacturer who will be using the unit for annealing and stress relieving. The 36 high x 36" wide x 48" deep work chamber is heated electrically with the work area baffled from the heating elements by a stainless steel liner. 50 KW are delivered through 10 gauge...

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Sapphire Crystal Grower targets LED substrate production.

Suitable for producing 250 mm diameter x 400 mm long crystals, 90 kg K1 Kyropoulos Crystal Grower is designed with multiple, independently controlled heating elements, weight sensors to determine crystal's growth rate, computerized control, and data logging functions. System grows sapphire crystals, which are mostly used in substrate wafers for high brightness blue and white LEDs found in traffic...

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Harper Delivers Complete State-of-the-Art Carbon Fiber Processing Line for FISIPE
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Harper Delivers Complete State-of-the-Art Carbon Fiber Processing Line for FISIPE

Buffalo, NY - Harper International, leader in the design of thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has installed a full pilot scale carbon fiber (CF) process line for FISIPE, S.A., an international leader in specialty acrylic fibers for technical applications. Additionally, Harper and FISIPE, S.A. have developed a collaborative agreement in which the pilot process line in Lavradio,...

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Harper Awarded Project by Georgia Tech to Develop Unique Low Stress Carbon Fiber Processing System

Buffalo, NY - Harper International, leader in the design of complete thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has been awarded a project by Georgia Institute of Technology for the production of an innovative university scale carbon fiber (CF) thermal processing system. Georgia Tech, one of the nation's top research institutions, has been provided DARPA funding in the area of carbon...

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Keeping Consistency on Heat Treating
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Keeping Consistency on Heat Treating

With Solar Atmospheres serving a variety of different markets, the company must follow several different quality system standards. Keeping up with the quality standards takes a lot of hard work and patience. The ultimate goal is to meet customer requirements pertaining to quality and delivery. To that end, Solar Atmospheres tailors their vacuum furnace equipment, and processes, around their...

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