Ipsen recently shipped a batch atmosphere furnace and ancillary equipment (temper, washer, loader, endo generator and load table) to Metal Treaters Inc. of St. Paul, Minn. This complete atmosphere system will augment Metal Treaters’ existing atmosphere equipment and offer a higher level of flexibility with the ability to provide carburizing, neutral hardening and carbonitriding. The furnace features a 36-inch x 48-inch x 38-inch (915-mm x 1,220-mm x 965-mm) load size with a 3,500-pound (1,600-kg) load capacity. It also operates at temperatures of 1450-1800°F (788-985°C) and has a quench-oil capacity of 3,500 gallons.