Turkish Heat Treater Orders Vacuum Furnace
ALD-Dynatech installed a vacuum furnace with oil quench and low-pressure carburizing (LPC) system at Akademi Metalurji Sanayi’s heat-treating facility in Gabze (near Istanbul), Turkey. The furnace, which was built by ALD Dynatech India, has an effective hot zone measuring 600 x 750 x 1,000 mm (23.5 x 29.5 x 39 inches) with a load capacity of 1,000 kg (2,205 pounds). The furnace has an operational temperature range of 150-1050°C (302-1922°F) and an advanced PLC/SCADA control system, and its uniformity is better than 6°C according AMS 2750E temperature uniformity class-2 specifications. This is the first LPC, oil-quench-type vacuum furnace to be installed in Turkey.