Basso Industry Corp., a manufacturer of pneumatic fastening and air tools located in Taichung, Taiwan, ordered an Abar-Ipsen(r) H3636 12-bar TurboTreater(r) horizontal vacuum furnace. The furnace has convection-assisted heating and Ipsen's Flapper Nozzle(tm) designed for reduced cycle time and precision control. Other features include low current power (LCP)-start, 12-bar high-pressure gas quenching for improved metallurgical properties, enhanced hot zone design with shaped graphite elements and graphite board and MetalWare Operator Interface System with a color LCD touch panel.