99 Agney Avenue, Terryville, Connecticut, USA 06786

200-Ton Vacuum Hot Press (1780-Kilonewton)

Maximum Temperature:

  • 1600o C in rough vacuum or high vacuum (2912o F)
  • Optional 1800° C operation (3272o F)

Power Requirements:          

  • 480 volts, 3 phase, 60 hertz

Hot Zone Dimensions:

  • 14” wide x 14” deep x 17” high element-to-element (36cm x 36cm x 43cm)


  • Rough vacuum operation
  • High vacuum operation
  • Atmosphere operation with 4% hydrogen / 96% argon gas mixture


  • Standard one-year warranty.
  • Graphite hot zone.
  • Four-sided graphite heating elements (left, right, front, and back).
  • Hydraulic cylinder with 6” stroke.
  • Digital pressure indicator.
  • Digital ram movement indicator with resolution to the nearest .001”.
  • Yokogawa UP55 digital programmable temperature controller, with 30 programs and 300 segments.
  • Closed-loop programmable pressure control, working in conjunction with the temperature controller.
  • New, improved PLC programmer/controller for fully automatic operation with alphanumeric display to indicate furnace processing cycles.
  • Mechanical vacuum pump with Roots blower.
  • 10” diffusion pump.
  • Digital vacuum gauge.
  • Digital high-limit safety controller with Type “C” thermocouple.
  • We provide written operating procedures, complete detailed electrical schematics, and manuals for all instrumentation and controls on the furnace.
  • Includes one day of test fire and operator training at our plant in Terryville, Connecticut, USA.


  • 1800° C operation (3272o F).
  • 6-channel Yokogawa DX100 paperless datalogging chart recorder with digital communications to record temperature, pressure, vacuum levels, and ram movement. Network compatible – can appear as a node on a network, making remote data gathering fast and easy. Includes built-in memory card for storage.
  • Remote diagnostics via a modem, enabling us to remotely aid in troubleshooting the furnace and guide your maintenance people directly. This should virtually eliminate the need for field service.
  • Yokogawa Light Loader to facilitate uploading and downloading programs, configuration files, and auto-tuning parameters. This device clips on the face of the Yokogawa UP750 instrument and plugs into a USB port on a PC-based laptop or desktop computer, greatly facilitating and simplifying instrument configuration, program storage, and auto-tuning. Can be used for writing programs and storing detailed configuration data.
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