Vacuum furnace users are striving to increase productivity and reduce operating costs. Higher performance and reduced maintenance is now the target. Through use of dry-compressing vacuum pumps, this target can be achieved. This article will introduce the modern design of a dry-compression vacuum pump with cantilevered screw rotors and feature advantages for use in demanding vacuum heat-treatment applications including sintering, brazing and carburizing.
The January 2017 issue of Industrial Heating features our cover story on a horizontal quench system, the importance of materials science in failure analysis, a new quarterly column, Academic Pulse, and much more.