Morgan Advanced Ceramics Buys VFS Vacuum Furnace
Vacuum Furnace Systems' west coast office in California announced the sale of a vacuum furnace with a closed-loop recirculating water system and turnkey installation to Morgan Advanced Ceramics' facility in Hayward, Calif. The order was placed in May and will be delivered in August 2004. VFS expects to complete the installation and have the furnace operational by late September. The furnace will be used to vacuum braze ceramic to glass and ceramic to ceramic using an active braze-alloy process, producing hermetic seals on products used in aerospace, medical, electronics and automotive applications.