Gasbarre upgrades brazing furnace for CQI-9 production


Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems recently rebuilt and shipped a 24-inch, four zone continuous mesh-belt brazing furnace for an automotive parts supplier in Mexico.

The rebuild included a new 330 stainless steel muffle, new silicon carbide heating elements, new cooling sections, and new furnace controls to meet CQI-9 requirements. The CQI-9 controls package includes data acquisition, preventative maintenance alerts, remote connectivity, furnace parameter trending, and temperature deviation alarms. Gasbarre was chosen as a partner for its brazing expertise, unique controls package, and ongoing service and support of the customer in Mexico.

With locations in Plymouth, Michigan; Cranston, Rhode Island; and St. Marys, Pennsylvania, Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems has been designing, manufacturing, and servicing a full line of industrial thermal processing equipment for nearly 50 years. Gasbarre’s product offering includes batch and continuous thermal processing equipment for both atmosphere and vacuum applications as well as a full line of alloy fabrications, replacement parts, and auxiliary equipment, which consists of atmosphere generators, quench tanks, washers, and charge cars. Gasbarre’s equipment is designed for the customer’s process by experienced engineers and metallurgists.