SECO/WARWICK Delivers its Largest-Ever Vacuum Carburizing Furnace
SECO/WARWICK Corp. (Meadville, Pa.; http://www.secowarwick.com) manufactured a custom-built, double-chamber vacuum carburizing furnace with an oil quenching system for a major supplier to the U.S. military. The furnace, the largest of its type ever to be produced by the company, is dedicated to the heat treatment of special gears with a maximum gross weight of five tons. The load, suspended on a special fixture, is charged automatically to the furnace chamber, with working dimensions of 70 in. °- 70 in. °- 84 in. The furnace design enables a wide range of industrial heat treatment applications to be achieved with optimization of both the temperature uniformity and the rate of load cooling during quenching. The system has low-pressure vacuum carburizing.