A maker of brazed assemblies in the United Kingdom has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of a new vacuum brazing furnace. The new furnace will be comparable to the largest brazing furnaces already installed at Wall Colmonoy Ltd., with dimensions of 55 by 50 by 40".
A high uniformity box furnace has been delivered to Soil Lab, a collaborative community-improvement project in Chicago, as part of the 2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial. The furnace manufactured by L&L Special Furnace Co. Inc. was fast-tracked and delivered in four weeks to be able to be part of the biennial architectural program.
A U.S.-based manufacturer of microwave components needed precision heating to anneal parts before milling. To meet the heating demand, Lucifer Furnaces designed a small box furnace with a maximum temperature of 2300°F (1260°C).
A dual-chamber furnace will allow a Midwest company to heat treat small tool-steel parts in-house in a timely manner. The upper hardening chamber is rated up to 2200°F (1205°C), while the lower convection oven tempers up to 1200°F (650°C).
Tenova received an order at the end of 2020 from Italy’s NLMK Verona for the turnkey supply of a 70-ton vacuum oxygen decarburization (VOD) plant with level 1 and level 2 automation. The scope of the contract includes engineering, supply, erection of all equipment, supervision of erection, commissioning and training.
Lucifer Furnaces completed a yearlong contract to deliver 18 AMS 2750-compliant ovens and furnaces to the U.S. Air Force. Models supplied include heavy-duty single-chamber furnaces, dual-chamber furnace/oven combinations, recirculating convection ovens and dual ovens.
Custom Electric Manufacturing, which was acquired by Sweden-based Kanthal in 2018, will go to market under the Kanthal brand effective Jan. 1, 2021. Headquartered in Wixom, Mich., CEM has been supplying original equipment and replacement heating elements for both electric and gas furnaces for more than 35 years.
Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems shipped a continuous vacuum furnace with 10-bar pressure-quench capabilities to a North American aerospace manufacturer. The four-position, four-zone furnace is rated to 2400°F (1316°C).
Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems shipped a custom-built atmosphere tempering furnace to a manufacturer in the aerospace market with captive heat-treating capabilities. With a maximum load weight of 6,000 lb, the furnace is specifically designed for the company’s manufactured components.