Bodycote Thermal Processing has installed two UBQ integral quench batch furnaces and support equipment in its Silao, Mexico, plant.

The complete line of AFC-Holcroft equipment now consists of:
  • Four UBQ universal batch Quench furnaces with top cool.
  • UBT temper furnaces.
  • One UBTN nitrogen temper furnace.
  • Two UBW universal batch washers.
  • One UBTC double-ended push bar car.
  • Four scissors lift tables.
  • 10 load tables.
  • An EZ-9000 endothermic generator.
In 2009, Bodycote, which is headquartered in Dallas, finalized an agreement with AFC-Holcroft, Wixom, Mich., that will provide a common batch furnace platform for Bodycote facilities in 27 countries around the world.