Carburizing furnace is for bearing steel and aerospace components.
Meadville, Pennsylvania–SECO/WARWICK Corp. has delivered a 12 Bar Universal HPGQ™ (High Pressure Gas Quench) vacuum furnace to IBC Coating Technologies, Inc. in Lebanon, IN.This Low Pressure Vacuum Carburizing furnace with high temperature convection heating is for hardening and carburizing bearing steel and aerospace components. The furnace is designed with a hot zone of 24” x 24” x 36” and a maximum temperature rating of 2400° F and 1300 pound gross load capacity. It has 12-bar pressure quenching. Additional features include isothermal quenching and modifications to address the low distortion and demands of high performance bearings and gear markets.
SECO/WARWICK Corp. officials expect to commission the furnace by midsummer 2013.
It is the second vacuum furnace that IBC has purchased from SECO/WARWICK.