Over the last few months, Ipsen has shipped more than 15 vacuum furnaces to customers around the world for use in a wide variety of applications and industries. Several furnaces were delivered to companies in Singapore, Japan, China, Hungary, Vietnam and Russia. The remaining furnaces were shipped to facilities in six different U.S. states. These vacuum units were designated for operation in the aerospace, automotive, energy, commercial heat-treating and surface-engineering industries. They will perform processes including sintering and debinding, vacuum carburizing, tempering, brazing and nitriding.