Expanite, SECO/WARWICK Open Treatment Center
SECO/WARWICK and Expanite A/S implemented a full industrial-scale operation of process equipment for stainless steel surface hardening and properties improvement in Denmark. As part of an agreement signed in February 2012, SECO/WARWICK designed and delivered equipment for the requirement of Expanite® processes (Low-T, High-T and SuperExpanite) and for other heat-treatment processes. SECO/WARWICK equipment in the installation consists of a high-temperature vacuum furnace with 15-bar high-pressure gas quenching and a low-temperature horizontal retort furnace. With the new equipment, Expanite is able to process parts up to 600 x 600 x 900 mm (24 x 24 x 35 inches) in Low-T and 400 x 400 x 600 mm (16 x 16 x 24 inches) in High-T and SuperExpanite processes.