Schmetz vacuum furnaces for Bodycote plant

Four large-capacity front-loading Schmetz vacuum furnaces will handle production of advanced aircraft engine turbine blades at a new Bodycote Heat Treatments plant in Macclesfield. The facility is located next to customer Rolls-Royce’s turbine systems precision casting plant and is the first supplier-owned on-site facility at the aerospace company. Bodycote will carry out heat treatment, hot […]

Four large-capacity front-loading Schmetz vacuum furnaces will handle production of advanced aircraft engine turbine blades at a new Bodycote Heat Treatments plant in Macclesfield. The facility is located next to customer Rolls-Royce’s turbine systems precision casting plant and is the first supplier-owned on-site facility at the aerospace company. Bodycote will carry out heat treatment, hot isostatic pressing and testing of blades.