Specialty Heat Treating Awards Ipsen with Vacuum Order
April 25, 2003
Specialty Heat Treating Inc., headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., has awarded Ipsen International Inc., Rockford, Ill., with an order for a two-chamber vacuum carburizing furnace with high-pressure gas quench. The Ipsen furnace incorporates the "starter modules" of the new Ipsen multi-i-cell(tm) open module system, which allows the adoption of low-cost expansion modules to meet production demands. The multi-i-cell furnace system also provides acetylene vacuum carburizing, acetylene vacuum carbonitriding, high-pressure gas quenching up to 20 bar and the potential for different quenching media of oil and/or gases.