Procedure for Safe Running of Vacuum Furnaces

A furnace is typically run at temperature between 500 o C- 1200 o C. Because of such elevated temperatures, furnaces require a lot of safety precautions in their normal operations. Because of requirement of better products many times it is essential that heating inside furnace be done under vacuum. Such a furnace is called a vacuum furnace. Advantages of…


Beware! Trap Ahead

Bhartendu Mehta (Name Changed) stormed into my chamber this morning. He seemed to be furious. Without exchanging any pleasantries he started, “How can my machinery manufacturer loot me?” He demanded to know. I was surprised for a minute. After all, besides being a good friend, Bhartendu was a polished businessman; a stalwart in metallizing line…