Solar Atmospheres adds furnace to reclaim titanium and tantalum

Solar Atmospheres Souderton has a new high-production vacuum furnace for reclaiming titanium. (Courtesy: Solar Atmospheres)

A new installation incorporates Solar Manufacturing’s latest and most advanced vacuum furnace technology, aimed at safety and efficiency.

The Solar Atmospheres Souderton, Pennsylvania, facility commissioned a new high-production vacuum furnace, doubling hydriding and de-hydriding capacity in the reclamation process of high-value titanium and tantalum materials.
For decades, Solar Atmospheres has been a globally-recognized leader and innovator in the process of reclaiming titanium and tantalum materials through vacuum heat-treatment solutions.

The installation incorporates the company’s latest and most advanced vacuum furnace technology. The qualified working zone is 48” x 48” x 72” with a weight capacity of up to 7,500 pounds per batch.