Tecnotempera, a commercial heat-treat shop located in Guaramirim, Santa Catarina state, recently started up a new SECO/WARWICK vacuum furnace. The furnace, which was manufactured in Brazil, is the third of the same brand at Tecnotempera’s facility. The unit measures 900 x 800 x 1,400 mm (35.5 x 31.5 x 55 inches) and can handle a 1,500-kg load (3,307 pounds). It has a maximum temperature of 650°C (1202°F).