AFC-Holcroft is pleased to announce the recent installation of CAAB™ furnace for a division of a prestigious, multi-national corporation. The installation was delivered to the customer’s facility located in China and will be used in the production of heat exchangers.
The order for the Controlled Atmosphere Aluminum Brazing (CAAB™) System included a gas heated continuous drying oven, electrically heated continuous belt conveyor brazing furnace with cooling chambers, along with turnkey installation, commissioning and training. The CAAB furnace was fabricated by G-Wang Precision in Zhejiang, Jiangsu Province, China under license from AFC-Holcroft.
Initial reports indicate the unit is delivering 15% excess production and is consuming 30% less nitrogen than previous installations.
“We have an excellent partner in G-Wang, part of the San Yang Group” says Janusz Kowalewski, Managing Director of Asian Operations for AFC-Holcroft. “G-Wang is known for high quality work, and they demonstrated their experience and know-how daily as I watched this furnace being built. The result is an excellent installation and a satisfied customer.”
AFC-Holcroft is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heat treating furnaces. The legacy companies that comprise AFC-Holcroft have a combined 225+ years of thermal processing experience. The company manufactures turn-key heat treating systems for applications including commercial heat treating, bearings, automotive, aerospace, mining, military, aluminum heat treatment, gear manufacturing, fastener manufacturing, and alternative energy industries.
AFC-Holcroft, headquartered in the United States, has a global reach with direct sales coverage in North America and worldwide, while AFC-Holcroft Europe serves major industrial markets in Germany, France, and other European locations. AFC-Holcroft’s Asian Operations manages partners in China, India, South Korea, and other countries in the region, and the company also extends into markets in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Poland, Russia, and Spain, through relationships with partners, many of whom have manufacturing capability.