Advanced Heat Treat in Waterloo, Iowa, USA, has completed the purchase of a UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnace line for their increased production requirements.
The new line is designed to integrate with Advanced Heat Treat’s existing Holcroft brand batch furnace line. The recent order consists of a family of AFC-Holcroft’s integrated UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) products, and is comprised of an integral quench furnace sized 36-48-36 with top cool, a UBT Temper furnace, UBW Washer, UBTC double-ended Transfer Car and EZ Series 4500 endothermic gas generator. The double-ended charge car will service both the new line as well as the existing equipment.
“Advanced Heat Treat Corp. is pleased to meet customer demand and invest in the future with the addition of this new equipment. This furnace will allow us increased capacity of carburizing, carbonitriding and quench and temper projects” stated Gary Sharp, President and CEO.
About Advanced Heat Treat:
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.