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Industrial Furnaces

An industrial furnace is used to provide heat for an industrial process, typically higher than 400 degrees Celsius. Abbott Furnace produces continuous belt industrial furnaces for various processes and applications.

Continuous Belt Furnace Manufactured By Abbott Furnace Company

Why Continuous Furnaces?

Continuous Furnaces (also known as Continuous Belt or Conveyor Belt Furnaces) carry process parts or material through the primary heating chamber for rapid thermal processing. They are designed for fast drying products and are often a great choice for medium and high-volume part manufacturing. https://abbottfurnace.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Why-Continuous-Belt-Furnaces_.mp4

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Industrial Heat Treatment Furnace Guide

Heat-treating is using rapid heating and cooling to alter the physical or chemical properties of metal or other substances. This is usually done to improve the metal’s hardness, strength, or ductility, but heat-treating can also be used to remove residual stress and increase wear resistance. Processes that rely on heat treatment include brazing, tempering, annealing, case hardening, normalizing and sintering. 

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Industrial Furnace Troubleshooting – 14 Issues Resolved

PANELISTS: Dustin Yetzer – Applications Engineer Brian Smith – Applications Engineer Matt Pavlock – FieldService Manager Don Schnars – Technical Services Our furnace experts answered 14 of your most burning questions about industrial furnace troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and emergency situations.  This video will also teach you how to recognize problems early, accurately diagnose and troubleshoot …

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Abbott Furnace featured in October issue of FFJournal

FFJournal Senior Editor, Lynn Stanley authored a piece entitled “Impossible Mission Force” about Abbott’s partnership with The ExOne Co., a leading designer, and builder of binder jet 3D printing technology, and Ford Motor Co. to develop a continuous belt furnace that could successfully sinter binder jet 3D printed aluminum 6061 and demonstrate the equipment’s ability to …

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Schematic Of An Abbott Sintering Furnace

Advances in Powder Metal Sintering Technology

Stephen L. Feldbauer, Ph.D. Abbott Furnace Company Introduction The traditional powder metal process, often referred to as “’press and sinter”, is constantly driven to change by an industry goal of entering new markets through substitution and the development of innovative products for new applications. Although much advancement has been made in tite area of compaction, …

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Abbott Furnace Installs and Commissions an Endogas Generator

Abbott Furnace Company has recently designed, manufactured, and installed a 6,000 SCFH Endothermic Gas Generator (Endogas Generator) at Sintergy Inc. in Reynoldsville, PA. The design of the Abbott SP-6000 generator is a modular concept with each module producing up to 6000scfh of endothermic gas. This generator brings an innovative retort design that allows a single …

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Powder Metal Component Manufacturer Orders Sintering Furnace

From the IHDailyNewsBrief Abbott Furnace Company received an order for a sintering furnace from a company that specializes in manufacturing ferrous-based, powder-metal components for the automotive, agricultural and industrial markets. The electrically heated, continuous-belt furnace, which is rated at 2150°F, will be delivered in the second quarter of 2020. Abbott Furnace will design, manufacture and …

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Featured In Industrial Heating

Abbott Furnace Company’s Director of Research and Development, Stephen L. Feldbauer’s paper on Abbott’s Vulcan titled “A Review of Lubricant Removal Systems and the Latest Technology” was featured in the January 2020 issue of Industrial Heating magazine. Lubricant removal continues to be one of the most common issues in sintering. The cover featured a photo …

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Industry Veteran, Mike Jacobs, Joins Abbott Furnace Company

Mike Jacobs has joined Abbott Furnace Company as Marketing Manager.  He will be responsible for managing the companies marketing strategy. Mike comes from another industrial furnace manufacturer where he worked on various furnaces for almost 15 years.  He was most recently managing the company’s Controlled Atmosphere Brazing (CAB) business and the Roller Hearth product line. …

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5th Annual Mexican Continuous Brazing Symposium

Abbott Furnace Company wrapped up its Fifth Annual Mexican Continuous Brazing Symposium at the end of May in Puebla, Mexico. For two and a half days attendees heard from experts in the areas of continuous furnaces, filler metals, belts, CQI-9, furnace atmosphere generation, and atmosphere flow control, troubleshooting, maintenance and optimization,  Lecturers were Penn State …

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Abbott Furnace Company Receives ISO 17025:2017 Reacreditation

During the first quarter of 2019, Abbott Furnace Company reconfigured its’ quality management system in support of the industrial furnace instrument calibration services that we provide. The effort aligned the management system with the format and requirements of the updated ISO 17025:2017 standard.  ANAB completed its assessment of Abbott Furnace in April and was granted …

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Abbott Furnace Hosts 5th Annual Continuous Brazing Symposium in Mexico

Abbott Furnace Company is pleased to announce it will be hosting its Fifth Annual Continuous Brazing Symposium in Mexico this spring in Puebla, Mexico from May 21 – 23, 2019.  This training event is a unique gathering opportunity for manufacturers and suppliers to the brazing and powder metal sintering industries.  It is an excellent opportunity …

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Dan Reardon to be honored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation

Abbott Furnace’s Director of Technical Sales, Dan Reardon, will be honored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) at the Industry Luncheon on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, during the POWDERMET2019 and AMPM2019 conferences in Phoenix, Arizona.  The award recognizes individuals who have actively served the North American PM industry for at least 25 years and, …

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Continuous Furnace Symposium Held in Monterrey, Mexico

Attendees from industrial furnace and manufacturing companies across the United States and Mexico gathered on November 7th and 8th in Monterrey, Mexico for Abbott Furnace’s third annual Continuous Furnace Symposium. This year’s symposium was focused on continuous furnace brazing. For two days, experts in the areas of continuous furnaces, filler metals, belts, CQI-9, furnace atmosphere …

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Abbott Furnace Expands to Mexico

Abbott Mexico, the Abbott Furnace Company division serving Mexico and South America was established in early 2017. In May, Abbott Mexico completed its first industrial furnace installation at an automotive parts manufacturing company in Mexico. The installation was challenging because the industrial furnace is a very large piece of equipment that needed to be installed …

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