Ipsen, Inc. received a purchase order from Burton Industries for an AVAC™ (acetylene vacuum carburizing) low-pressure carburizing furnace with a 2-bar gas and oil quench. This furnace system was ordered as part of Burton’s expansion program. It will have a 36-inch x 48-inch x 36-inch workspace. Ipsen will design and build this unit at its Rockford, Ill., facility and will install the furnace in the coming months. Ipsen offers both single and multi-chamber AVAC furnaces for low-pressure carburizing applications.

Burton Industries, located in North Babylon on Long Island, N.Y., is an aerospace and commercial heat-treating company. The company is adding this unit to its existing line of vacuum furnaces for heat treating aerospace and medical parts. The company also specializes in aluminum heat treating for the aircraft industry.