What is a vacuum furnace?
The most important facts about a vacuum furnace
Vacuum furnaces have many applications in all industries. Vacuum is one of the ways to protect heated steel and metal parts from the negative effects of the air environment. A vacuum furnace is usually an electric heating furnace that maintains a vacuum in the process. Most vacuum furnaces are heated by resistance elements made of graphite, ceramic or metal.
The gas heats the vacuum furnace
Can provide gas heating vacuum furnace. The vacuum furnace heated by gas is not directly heated by an open burner, but indirectly as a vacuum distillation furnace or a vacuum furnace with a vacuum sealed radiant burner tube.
Furnace vacuum is maintained by vacuum pump. Mechanical pumps, booster pumps, diffusion pumps and turbo molecular pumps may be used individually or in combination, depending on the application.