Today’s competitive world and business environment often requires one to do more with less – to make equipment last longer and run more efficiently. Successful operation and maintenance of a vacuum furnace system not only requires strict adherence to a carefully scheduled maintenance program, but also a deeper understanding of preventative and corrective maintenance – such as how to properly detect, identify and correct leaks, repair and replace heating elements and more.

This paper will cover these key areas for keeping your furnace running at peak performance and, by following these maintenance tips and best practices for troubleshooting your vacuum furnace, one can consistently achieve high-quality heat treating while also cutting down on operational costs and unplanned downtime.