Solar Manufacturing, Inc. Ships Two Vacuum Furnaces to US Western Region

Aviation Repair Services Vacuum Furnace

Souderton, PA, February 12, 2018 – Solar Manufacturing shipped two vacuum furnaces to an aviation engine repair services facility located in the western region of the United States. The customer witnessed full testing at Solar Manufacturing and approved shipment in late 2017. Each furnace is designed with energy efficient graphite insulation and engineered to accommodate various part and load sizes; one furnace with a working zone of 28″ wide x 21″ high x 36″ deep with a weight capacity of 1,500 pounds, and the second furnace with a working zone size of 42″ wide x 42″ high x 60″ deep with a weight capacity of 5,000 pounds. Both new furnaces are tailored specifically to fit the needs of aerospace engine component repair processing to the aerospace specification AMS2750E.  They are equipped with mass flow controllers for accurate, repeatable and recordable gas flow control of argon, nitrogen and hydrogen partial pressure gases as well as high vacuum capabilities in the 10-5 Torr range. The furnaces incorporate the new SolarVac® 5000 supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA) with large graphic touchscreen overview programming. The system provides gas quench rate control utilizing a variable frequency drive and precise temperature control from ambient to 2400° F (1316° C) utilizing digital power trimming technology.

For more information about Solar Manufacturing, please contact Pete Reh at 267-384-5040 x1509, or via email