SCHWING Technologies

Princeton,  NJ 
United States
  • Booth: 1912

SCHWING Technologies manufactures fluidized bed furnaces.

SCHWING Technologies engineers and manufactures fluidized bed heat treatment systems. With this especially safe and time-efficient technology, metal or non-ferrous components are immersed into a retort filled with an inert, gas-fluidized oxide powder. The benefits of this fluidized bed process are its rapid heat transfer capabilities and excellent temperature uniformity. Partial heat treatment and hot-shaping are possible as well. Fluidized bed systems are also available as a quenching bath for gentle, fast cooling.

SCHWING heat treatment systems are heated indirectly via electric heaters or gas burners and can be used over a large temperature range from room temperature to 2,200° F. Components can be easily immersed in the fluidized bed, and in the shortest amount of time they can be:

  • Preheated
  • Annealed
  • Austenitized
  • Tempered
  • Nitrided/nitrocarburized
  • Oxidized
  • Carburized/carbonitrided

Quenching and aging are also possible and offer major benefits for some industries. The emphases of the applications are energy-saving hardening of tools, low-warping or non-warping part treatment as well as the quick treatment of special parts.

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