Hindustan Aeronautics Orders Vacuum Furnace
ALD Dynatech received an order for a vacuum furnace with low-pressure carburizing from India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. The furnace, which has an effective hot zone measuring 900 mm x 900 mm x 1,200 mm (36 x 36 x 48 inches) and 2-bar cooling capability, will be used to carburize and heat treat aerospace components. ALD Dynatech engineers will develop carburizing processes for very complex steel grades. The furnace, which complies with international aerospace standards and Nadcap requirements, is scheduled to be installed in September.