Technologies and equipment for vacuum heat treatment

Modern, precise, energy efficient and ecological vacuum heat treatment equipment with guaranteed technology. SECO/WARWICK’s experience in developing these solutions dates back to the 70s of the twentieth century, when vacuum-based heat treatment technologies emerged in the aerospace, automotive, defense, metallurgical, medical, nuclear, and utility industries. Over the last 25 years, the company’s dynamic development has delivered more than 700 complete installations in more than 40 countries, and many of the technologies delivered have become a challenge to traditional technologies.

Technologies: annealing, saturation, brazing, sintering, gas and oil hardening (HPGQ), FineCarb® and PreNitLPC carburizing (LPC), nitriding and other special technological processes.

Industry: aerospace, energy, defense, medical, machine, automotive, tool, hardening plants.

Unique features: dynamic and efficient heating system, precise temperature control, excellent temperature distribution in the working space, efficient and uniform cooling, compact and modular design.

Parameters: single-, double- and multi-chamber batch and bulk furnaces, in horizontal and vertical configuration, low-, medium- and high vacuum, radiant and convection heating, low- and high pressure (HPGQ) gas cooling in pressure up to 25 Bar or hardening in oil, full automation, computer control system. Compliance with world safety and quality assurance standards.

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Product materials

 CaseMaster Evolution

Advanced technology uses high temperature and low pressure carburizing to replace conventional sealed quench furnaces by achieving shorter cycle times and higher production rates

 Compact Vacuum Furnace

High pressure gas quench 15 bar with controled and isothermal cooling (interrupted quench, austempering, martempering). Made in SECO/WARWICK Retech in China.


CVD reactors for large format graphene production

 High Vacuum Furnaces

Systems with shorter cycle times, increased throughput and precise process monitoring

 PreNitLPC® Technology

High Speed Vacuum Carburizing – Increases productivity by reducing cycle time

 Vacuum Purge Retort Tempering Furnaces

Shorter cycles, increased production output and precise process control

 Vacuum Sintering Furnaces

Wide range of applications, short cycle times, low cost of operation, environmentally friendly

 VECTOR Vacuum Furnace Line

Value-added modular design with guaranteed quality and repeatable process results