AFC-Holcroft received an order from Peters’ Heat Treating for a UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) integral-quench furnace and two 1400°F gas-fired UBT (universal batch temper) furnaces. The equipment will be integrated into an existing complete UBQ furnace line purchased previously from AFC-Holcroft and adds an additional 3,500-pound gross load capacity to the existing line at Peters’ facility in Meadville, Pa.
The UBQ furnace will interface with existing tempering furnaces, spray-dunk washer, automated transfer car, an EZ Series endothermic-gas generator and other companion equipment. It offers the flexibility to heat treat a wide range of parts with a number of metallurgical processes.
Peters’ Heat Treating, which has made significant investments in furnace technology to expand production capability and gain entry into new markets, will install one UBT temper furnace at its facility in McKean, Pa.
AFC-Holcroft is a member of the Aichelin Group.