The V6_TH range is a two-chamber vertical oil quenching furnace, offering an alternative to atmospheric pit furnaces. It is particularly suited for the treatment of long tapering parts, like landing gear components.
The BMI vacuum furnaces of the V6_TH family are two-chamber vertical vacuum oil quenching furnaces for the treatment of large loads as an alternative to atmospheric transfer furnaces. These furnaces are the vertical versions of the vacuum furnaces of the P16_TH family and are particularly well adapted for the treatment of landing gears and any long and heavy parts. This furnace has a simple and compact design that limits operating and consumables costs as well as the occupation of ground space.
This vacuum furnace can be equipped with convection to reduce heating time and, possibly, to carry out homogeneous low-temperature heat treatments such as vacuum tempering cycles, which can complement vacuum oil quenching (after passing the load through a washing machine).
The heating chamber can be maintained at a temperature to increase productivity. The airtight door inside guarantees zero interaction of oil vapours and thus helps to reach high vacuum levels. This furnace is equipped with a fully automatic handling system (translation on rail and picking up of the load by lift) allowing a transfer time in the order of 25 seconds (on V64TH160). The installation is fully automatic and enables perfect reproducibility of results, and thus improves productivity of the equipment.
BMI optionally offers, for its entire range of vacuum oil quenching furnaces, ALLCARB® low-pressure carburisation, which is distinguished by its industrial results: precise,