Norton Cast have invested heavily in a high temperature gas fired heat treatment furnace capable of temperatures of up to 1300 degrees centigrade.

The furnace has a water quench facility with automatic tray removal. The time interval from furnace to agitated, externally cooled quench tank is less than 45 seconds.

Other features are:
• Multipoint temperature recorder
• Furnace charts
• Max weight of furnace loads 3 tonnes
• Operating dimensions for furnace 1000 x 1500 x 1500 high
• Water temperature rise of typically 10 degrees in quench water temperature