CENTORR/VACUUM INDUSTRIES SHIPS LABORATORY VACUUM FURNACE TO A RESEARCH LABORATORY

May 2002 - Nashua, NH -- Centorr Vacuum Industries of Nashua, N.H. has recently shipped a laboratory furnace to a renowned research laboratory.

It was designed for ultra high vacuum operation (10-8 torr range) for induction melting of special alloy materials. The system has pro-visions for the "in house" addition of standard accessories for future expansion of the laboratory.

These accessories include interchangeable resistance heated hot zones, both graphite and refractory metal, designed to operate at specific temperatures for the requirements of the lab. The system may be used for a multitude of metallurgical applications, including heat treat, braze, anneal, temper, and quench.

The high vacuum furnace features all stainless steel construction with all metal seals throughout. This system is representative of many similar systems built by Centorr Vacuum Industries and in-stalled at various research facilities around the country.

Centorr Vacuum Industries is a high temperature vacuum / controlled atmosphere furnace manufacturer with an installed base of over 5000 units worldwide. Their furnace offering ranges from large commercial and production units with hot zones over 3m x 3m, to smaller Lab and Research & Development furnaces for use at temperatures over 3000°C. They are located in Nashua, NH with a fully staffed Aftermarket Field Service group. For more information please contact 603-595-7233.