German In-House Heat Treat Receives Large Temper/Nitriding Furnace

An in house heat treater who produces tool steels has just taken delivery of a very large, horizontal tempering furnace with a nitriding option. The manufacturer of the furnace, KGO reports that this is one of the largest units they have built with working dimensions of 2.4m X 1.4m X 1m (7’ X 4’ X 3’), Model #VA 24-14-12G. While this is described as a temper furnace the end customer who is located near Cologne, Germany elected to include the nitriding option. This photo shows the furnace as it is leaving the KGO facility in Wetter, Germany.

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