Nexteer Automotive, Michigan to Auction Off Vacuum Carburizing System

At one time the Nexteer Automotive facility in Saginaw, Michigan, USA was one of the largest captive heat treaters in North America (previously the company was called Delphi Steering and was part of General Motors). Times change and while this is still a large facility the heat treatment department is a shadow of its former self and destined to become smaller. 

As we speak the company is accepting bids for a large ECM vacuum carburizing system with the full description of the equipment below. Bidding ends December 3rd with an opening bid starting at $100,000 USD and a “buy now” price of $1.5 million, new the system was $6 million USD.

“ECM Technologies Vacuum Carburizing furnace, new in 2013. This is a late model ECM vacuum carburizing furnace built new in 2013, part of a complete heat treat and carburizing line. Consisting of  EWN-34-75E Wisconsin Oven Corp electric batch furnaces with a maximum temperature of 250C and including the ECM carburizing furnace. Siemens PLC control. No longer required for seller continuing operations. Low hours and in very good condition.”

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