Solar Manufacturing Installs Replacement Hot Zone

Solar Manufacturing of Souderton, PA has completed installation of a replacement hot zone for an Ipsen International model HR-50×48 at Williams International in Ogden, UT.

The hot zone was installed without modifications to the chamber or power supply. Improvement to the hot zone included:

  • Improved energy efficiency of more then 25%.
  • High velocity graphite gas nozzles for improved cooling and reduced cycles.
  • Durable graphite curved elements replace molybdenum ribbon type.
  • Daley ring element jumper system.

The hot zone was installed in less then two days and passed uniformity survey in aerospace requirements.

Solar Manufacturing designs and manufactures vacuum heat treating and brazing furnaces. To learn more about their diverse product line, contact Peter Reh, Vice President of Sales, at 267-384-5040 or More information can also be found on