Despatch Industries announced the sale of its 484 drop-bottom solution heat-treat furnace system to Arnprior Aerospace Inc. Arnprior will install the furnace at its new Chihuahua, Mexico, manufacturing facility, which will produce metallic components and assemblies for aerospace customers around the world. The order consists of the furnace system and two custom aluminum aging ovens. Arnprior provides mechanical structures used for multiple applications to aerospace and defense markets.

The components accompanying the heat-treat furnace include a load car, a product load rack with screens, a rinse tank and a quench tank with a cooling system for the quench-tank solution. The furnace PLC control system features an operator touch panel with screen information available in both English and Spanish.