Applications

Learn more about the application of vacuum technology in industrial or laboratory furnaces, including aerospace, automotive, and medical fields.

Metal additive manufacturing and vacuum heat treatments

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is any of various processes of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file.
Unlike subtractive manufacturing methods that start with a solid block of material and then cut away the excess to create a finished part, additive manufacturing builds up a part (or features onto parts) layer by layer from geometry described in a 3D design model.

Discover how the additive manufacturing processing of metals makes it possible to design and build lightweight parts in real time and understand potential of heat treatments in vacuum for 3D printed parts.

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Published on 3/12/2018
Categories: Applications

[FREE eBook] The ultimate guide to vacuum sintering

Powdered metal, metal injection molding (MIM), 3D printing, and other similar technologies can benefit greatly from the superior quality and flexibility of vacuum sintering. This complete guide to sintering in vacuum furnace offers you deep insight into the heat treatment process, and shows how an understanding of all aspects involved can be used practically to improve your products.

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Published on 11/16/2017
Categories: Applications

TAV goes to Venice Biennale: new materials to design the future

“Material” is the critical component that determines whether a product works as planned, or fails. Over the last 50 years there has been an explosion of new materials that today’s engineers have been experimenting with. The key challenge is to raise the sustainability and performance level of products. By adopting an unusual, artistic approach, TAV VACUUM FURNACES encourages you to reflect on new materials, and it does so with Biennale Arte in Venice.

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Published on 10/9/2017
Categories: Applications

Perfect vacuum sintering step by step #4

The process of binder removal, also referred to as debinding, is an important step before sintering. It is essential that all binder or binder residues are removed in order to ensure correct and reliable operation. Now, the question is: may the binder residues, pumped up with the process gas, affect the smooth functioning of the primary pump?

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Published on 9/5/2017
Categories: Applications

Perfect vacuum sintering step by step #3

The processability of the metal injection moulding feedstocks depends on different parameters such as their binder composition, the powder used, the method used for their fabrication, their thermal properties. Binder removal is a critical step for producers, but a wide array of options exists for debinding.

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