Sintering und Heat treatments

Sintering is the process of compacting and forming a solid mass of material by heat or pressure without melting it to the point of liquefaction.

KCE – uniaxial hot-press

Hot pressing is a useful technique to obtain a dense pellet, which involves the simultaneous application of heat and pressure.

KCE – uniaxial hot-press
KCE – uniaxial hot-press
Useful furnace capacity Ø 150 mm x 100 mm
Ultimate vacuum 6 x 10^-1 mbar
Operating pressure 1 bar
Nominal temperature 2200 °C
Nominal press capacity: 100 kN
Heating elements graphite
Process gas N2 or Ar