Isoflama Ltda. has installed a 12 Bar Universal? High Pressure Quench Furnace with low pressure Vacuum Carburizing and a Retort Tempering Furnace for their commercial heat treat operation in Indaiatuba, SP, Brazil.

Each furnace features a 1,200-pound (540 kg) hearth loading capacity. The system heats by convection, providing faster and more uniform heating, and is fully automated, utilizing PLC/IPC control system featuring the FineCarb? control system, which permits the operator to accurately pre-program the carburizing effective case depth (ECD) and carbon concentration on the surface. The furnaces will be in service in July 2006.