Solar Atmospheres Manufacturing, Inc. Names Senior Mechanical Engineer

Solar Atmospheres Manufacturing, Inc. names Robert Wilson as senior mechanical engineer.  Wilson is responsible for all facets of vacuum furnace design with a focus on quenching processes.

“Bob brings a wealth of knowledge about mechanical engineering to our business.  His addition is an asset to our engineering team,” said Jim Nagy, president, Solar Atmospheres Manufacturing, Inc.

Previously he was a senior mechanical engineer for Johnson Matthey; a senior mechanical engineer with The National Drying Machinery Company; and a senior mechanical engineer with Abar Ipsen Corporation.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University.  He is a candidate for a Master’s Degree in chemical engineering.

Wilson has received recognition and awards for “Do Patents Count?  If so …”  and was named co-inventor on Modine Manufacturing Company/Johnson Matthey Plc Joint Inventorship U.S. patent for a “Reformate Cooling System for Use in a Fuel Processing Subsystem”; as well as named co-inventor on Abar Corporation U.S. patent for a “Diffusion Bonding Furnace Having a Novel Press Arrangement” used in the production of Pratt & Whitney aircraft engine compressor blades.  He is a member of ASM and ASME.

Solar Atmospheres Manufacturing, Inc. designs and manufactures vacuum heat treating and brazing furnaces with a focus on energy efficiency and durability.  As a team of specialists with many collective years of experience in the vacuum furnace and hot zone design, Solar is committed to providing vacuum furnaces with the lowest cost of ownership achieved through state-of-the-art materials, high performance operation, and robust design.