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The Returning Need For the All-Metal Vacuum Furnace Hot Zone and Specific Application Advantages

In this article, we will highlight some of the essential design requirements needed to provide the proper all-metal furnace for these critical applications.

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Basic Vacuum Practice by Varian

Basic vacuum practices, a primer and basic introduction for vacuum technicians

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Using Vacuum Furnaces to Process 3D-Printed Parts

Vacuum heat treating is a crucial step in the additive manufacturing process cycle to meet required part quality specifications.

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Minimizing Titanium Alpha Case During Vacuum Furnace Heat Treating

A presentation by Solar's Don Jordan given at the ASM's Heat Treat 2015 trade show about reducing alpha case on titanium parts when heat treating in a vacuum furnace.

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Vacuum Furnaces Were Made For Additive Manufacturing

A presentation by Solar's Bob Hill given at the ASM's Heat Treat 2015 trade show about the relationship between vacuum heat treating and additive manufacturing.

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Retiring Paper-based Maintenance Systems in Commercial Heat Treating Shops

A presentation by Solar's Roger Jones given at the ASM's Heat Treat 2015 trade show about transitioning to paperless maintenance logging.

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