Aluminum heat treatment and CAB (Controlled Atmoshpere Brazing)

 

CAB (Controlled Aluminum Brazing) aluminum furnaces and heat treatmentfurnaces and systems are designed according to the individual needs of the customer. Our solutions integrate and optimize production and logistic processes while also improving production flexibility. For several decades, SECO/WARWICK has been a global leader in aluminum brazing technology and a number of aluminum heat treatment solutions for the aluminum, aerospace, automotive and other industries.

Our systems operate in more than 30 countries around the world for primary and secondary aluminum production as well as for further processes that allow the delivery of semi-finished and finished products.

Aluminum Technologies:brazing, annealing, solution, aging, homogenization, preheating, melting.

Industries: automotive, engineering, energy, aerospace, marine, chemical, defense, electronics.

Essential features: Specialized aluminum brazing or heat treatment lines built to individual requirements. Customization of processes to the specificity of the batch, performance and quality requirements. Process time reduction, energy and other energy factors consumption minimization, meeting customer-specified standards, such as aviation, automotive, environmental and other. Dedicated peripherals: load transport, interoperation cleaning, flux application, packaging, harmful substances emissions reduction.

Systems: ACCUBRAZE® – computerized brazing process control system, Vortex® – patented nozzle heating technology. SeCoil® – expert system for the design, simulation, optimization and control of the heating processes of aluminum coils. Active Only ® – Semi-Continuous Aluminum Work Furnace with the highest flexibility dedicated to customers with the highest level of diversity of HVAC exchangers and HVAC customers brazing air-conditioning exchangers. Verti Quench®- Drop bottom furnaces with water of polymer tanks for the aerospace and automotive industries.

Elements of CAB line: degreaser, flux spray system, dryer and CAB brazing oven. Depending on the client’s spatial and logistic requirements, these units can be set up in a straight line, closed loop together with a conveyor system, U-shaped or L-shaped.

Product materials

 Aluminum Annealing Furnaces

Mass Flow and Vortex Jet Heating for aluminum coil and foil

 Aluminum Homogenizing Furnaces

Car bottom, tray and travelling furnace designs utilizing proprietary reversing airflow technology

 Continuous Homogenizing Furnaces

Fully automated systems incorporating a unique vertical air flow technology

 Ingot Preheating and Homogenizing Furnaces

Pusher, soaking pit and car bottom designs for aluminum ingot and billet

 Vacuum purging: a progressive innovation for CAB equipment and processes

By adapting the vacuum purging operation in the CAB process, the brazing quality may be significantly improved as well as reducing operational utility costs

 CAB Test Facility

SECO/WARWICK Group CAB Test Facility equipped with Active Only Indexing Furnace

 CuproBraze Furnace Systems

Lead-free brazing for heavy duty industrial heat exchangers

 Universal CAB Batch Furnace

 Universal CAB Batch Furnace with Vacuum Purging

Allowing a large variety of different heat exchanger types and sizes to be brazed