Vac Aero Installs Vacuum Furnace in United Kingdom
October 22, 2001
Vac Aero International Inc., Oakville, Ontario, Canada, in conjunction with its U.K. affiliate, Vacuum and Atmosphere Services (VAS) from Birmingham, installed a large bottom loading vacuum furnace at Doncasters Bramah facility in Sheffield. The furnace is a VAV 7272 HV-2 vertical unit with a working zone of 72 in. diameter and 72 in. high, all metal hot zone, Stokes 1722S pumping system, a 35 in. Varian diffusion pump, Honeywell controls, Allen Bradley PLC and a recirculating water system and IG gas storage tank. The unit was installed and commissioned by VAS with a Vac Aero technician overseeing the operation.