A big deal
Solar Atmospheres of Western Pennsylvania installed its 48-ft.-long, 6.5-in.-diameter vacuum heat-treating furnace in 2016.
Solar Atmospheres’ furnace performs vacuum annealing, stress relieving, aging, degassing, and brazing, for loads up to 150,000 lbs.
Handling the load
The horizontal vacuum furnace has two 48-ft. load cars, each capable of handling 150,000-lb. loads.