Author: Giuseppe Tonini

Published on 9/6/2018
Categories: Insider tips

The buyer's guide to vacuum furnaces: 10 things to know #2

We continue our journey to discover the basic elements of a vacuum treatment furnace.

The heat is our job, and we explain how not to be confused between points of heat dispersion and the yielding of heat during shutdown.
No more doubts with this small but exhaustive guide to vacuum technology.

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The buyer's guide to vacuum furnaces: 10 things to know #1

What are the elements that contribute to the development and perfect functioning of a vacuum furnace?

Do not be intimidated by the size of the topic: we will proceed gradually, I will address the topic by stages to help you read and understand.
This is the first of two articles...

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Published on 6/11/2018
Categories: Insider tips

Do I really need a vacuum furnace?

Who needs a vacuum oven? Does the vacuum furnace really represent a solution capable of stimulating the achievement of company objectives?
Definitely yes, but be careful to carefully consider which parameters are priority for you. Remember that once you have gathered basic information, an interview with an expert advisor will make the difference between a rough choice and a successful long-term investment.

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Published on 3/16/2017
Categories: Maintenance

Maintenance procedures: leak detection in vacuum furnaces

Successful use of a vacuum furnace depends ultimately on the purity and reliability of its vacuum. There are numerous factors that can play into why a furnace is leaking, and the first step towards fixing the problem is to identify its root cause. Let’s take a look to some practical tips on how to find a furnace leak by using a helium leak detector.

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Published on 1/16/2017
Categories: Insider tips

Hot-wall vs cold-wall vacuum furnaces: which one to choose

The demands of heat treatment industry are for higher temperatures, lower pressures, rapid heating and cooling capabilities, and higher production rates.  This has inevitably led to the use of so-called “cold-wall” vacuum furnaces, to the detriment of hot-wall furnaces, which are now considered obsolete. So, let’s see hot-wall and cold-wall furnaces - what could these be and how do they differ from each other?

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