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A.1.  Used or Pre-owned Vacuum Heat Treating Furnaces:

Item # Brand Description Temp Price
#3854 Ipsen Aluminum Vacuum Brazing Furnace 1400F $99,000
#3847 Sarlin Vacuum Gas Nitrider, 1200x750x750mm 750C € Ask
#3839 Ipsen/Elterma Work Zone:  610x910x460mm, Nitrogen Quench 1320C €116,000
#3837 Ipsen/Elterma Vacuum Oil Quench Furnace, 610 x 910 x 460mm 1320C €126,000
#3836 Ipsen Vacuum Aluminum Brazing Furnace, 36"Wx48"Dx36"H 1400F $215,000
#3834 Surface Comb Vacuum Furnace, 42"W x 60"L x 30"H 2400F $50,000
#3810 Surface Comb Vacuum Furnace, 36"W x 48"D x 30"H 2000F $50,000
#3809 AVS De-Wax & Sintering Vacuum Furnace, 24 x 36 x 18H 1470C $299,000
#3808 Ipsen VFC-524, 22"W x 40"D x 24"H 2300F $45,000
#3807 Ipsen VFC-224 Rebuilt, 12" or 15"W x 24"D x 10"H 2400F $43,500
#3805 CVI 1100C/1500C Vacuum Furnace with 2 Hot Zones 1500C $89,500
#3804 Abar-Ipsen 1989 Abar-Ipsen, HR-26X36, 24" x 36" x 18"H, 1-Bar 2400F $95,000
#3793 Surface Comb Model IHVF-364839-2 modified 42"W x 60"L x 30"H  2400F $40,000
#3785 OEM Titanium Semi-Continuous Diffusion Bonding Hot Press 1100C $890,000
#3779 G-M Ent. 48"Dia. x 60"High Bottom Load Vacuum, All-Metal 2400F  SOLD
#3777 LPA Ind. Vacuum Temper Furnace, Details Coming 1150F $30,000
#3737 Lindberg Vacuum Furnace, 24" x 36" x 18" 2400F $11,500
#3736 Lindberg Vacuum Furnace, 24" x 36" x 18" 2400F $13,500
#3735 GH Induction Vacuum Induction Sintering Furnace, 12" Dia. x 17"H 100kW $125,000
#3734 GCA Vacuum Furnace, 24" x 36" x 24" 2400F $119,000
#3733 Surface Model IHVF-243618-2 Vacuum Furnace, +10 PSI Qu. 2400F $70,000
#3696 CI Hayes 6-Bar Semi-Continuous, 24"W x 36"D x 20"H 2400F. $230,000
#3659 Seco-Warwick Bottom Load, Model 42131, 48"Dia. x 48"H 2200F $160,000
#3657 Lindberg GR-243618-24T,  24"W x 36"D x 18"H 2400F $13,500
#3626 Lindberg 21 GR-243618-24T Vacuum Furnace 2400F $13,500
3613 Abar HR-20X24, 18"W x 24"D x 10"H, No Forced Gas Cool 3000F $59,000
#3587 Borel 13" Dia. x 26"H, Top Load, Vacuum Purge, Atm. Furnace 1922F $29,000
3537 Ipsen 72" Dia. x 96"H Bottom Load, Dual DP, All-Metal H.Z. 2400F $299,000
3424 CI Hayes Vac Oil Quench, Carburizing,  30"W x 32"H x 48"D 2200F $49,000
#7777 Solar Mfg New or Rebuilt Vacuum Furnaces from Solar Mfg.    Ask Ask

Vacuum Pumps, Leak Detectors & Misc. Items:

Item # Brand Description Temp Price
#3775 Kinney Rebuilt Kinney KTC-75, 75 CFM, Warranty   $5,700
#3774 Stokes Rebuilt Stokes 149H-11, 80 CFM   $5,500
#3731 Stokes/Edw. Warranty Re-built Stokes 1722-J Skid   $23,500
#3730 Stokes/Edw. Warranty Re-built Stokes 1722-J Skid   $23,500
#3697 Hunterdon 126 KVA 3 Phase VRT Power Supply from Abar HR-34x40   $20,000
#3694 Hunterdon 40 KVA, 1-Ph, 230/480 to 20VDC, 50 Amp.   $1,500
#3687 M.D. Pneu. Model 11-3210 Gas Blower, 350 CFM   $ 3,000
#3686 Roots Model 2510J Whispair Max gas blower, 372 CFM, 5 H.P.   $3,500
#3663 Stokes Complete Control Panel for Vacuum Aluminum Coater   $2,500
#3653 Stokes  1722 Pumping Skid (Used with 90 Day warranty)   $16,900
#3652 CVC 35" Diffusion Pump (As-Is or Rebuilt)  Rebuilt for $12,250   $6,400 or
#3651 CVC 35" Diffusion Pump, with Rebuilt 1 Yr. Warranty   $12,250
#3644 GE Fanuc Series 3 Vacuum Furnace PLC System & Misc. Controls   See Below
3477 Varian Helium Leak Detector, Diffusion-pumped, Model 938-41   $9,500
3486 Varian Helium Leak Detector, Diffusion-pumped, Model 936-40   $8,500
#3478 Varian 938-41 Turbo-Pumped Leak Detectors   $12,000
3173 Hal. Robicon Power Supplies and Controls see below
3161 Torr Vacuum 35” Refrigerated Cryo-Trap, Warranty Re-built Liq. N2 $9,500
3109 Solar Mfg. New Vacuum Furnace Loaders from Solar Manufacturing   Ask

A.1.  Vacuum Heat Treating Furnaces:

Item # 3854 Abar Ipsen Aluminum Vacuum Brazing Furnace

Model HR-34x36, S/N BM #987. Normal operating temperature range between 600°F (316°C) to 1200°F (649°C).  Maximum temperature for burn out/ clean up operation 1400°F (760°C). Hinged front and rear doors, allowing complete access to the hot zone for ease of loading, unloading, and system maintenance. Oversized pumping system, including roughing, blower, holding, and diffusion pumps, for accelerated pump-down from atmosphere to diffusion pump operation. Diffusion pump. Ultimate vacuum 10-6 Torr range, working vacuum 10-5 Torr. Inert gas backfill system. Recirculation furnace cooling water system designed to maintain cooling water temperature inside the furnace water jacket at approximately 130°F (54°C) to reduce humidity of furnace chamber. 1988 vintage. Currently in storage but complete and in good shape.

Price $99,000                                                                                                                            VF276

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Item# 3847 - Vacuum Gas Nitriding Furnace (Retort):

Vacuum Nitriding Furnace. Manufactured by Sarlin, new in 1988. Type: Vacuum (retort) Nitrider Gases: NH3, CO2, N, and N2O. Batch size: 1200x750x750 (LxWxH).  Batch weight: max. 600 kg. Electric heating, maximum operating temperature of 750C. Cooling: water, batch-cooler-basin included. Equipped with both water and N2O for post oxidation. Installed, operational and in excellent condition.  Comes with some spare parts and complete documentation. 
Please ask for pricing.
                        Location:  Europe                                                         E014

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Item# 3839 - Ipsen/Elterma Vacuum Furnace:

Elterma/Ipsen Vacuum Furnace. Horizontal vacuum furnace type VFC 424. Completely renovate and perfect for a brazing application.

Price € 116.000 net. Disassembly, transport, assembly and start-up at buyer’s site not included, but could be offered separately.

Location:  Europe                                                                                                                              E003

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Item# 3837 - Vacuum Oil-Quench Furnace:

Ipsen/Elterma Vacuum Furnace. Built in 1988 this is a Ipsen/Elterma double-chamber horizontal vacuum furnace with gas and oil quenching type RVFOQ 424. Completely rebuilt, Nitrogen quenching 1.5 Bar.

Price € 126.000 net. Disassembly, transport, assembly and start-up at buyer’s site not included, but could be offered separately. Excellent condition.

Location:  Europe.  Contact us for more details.                                                                             E001

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Item# 3836 -  Vacuum Aluminum Brazing Furnace:

Ipsen Vacuum Aluminum Brazing Furnace, 
Model:  VC-36X48X36(14)RS
Ser. No.:  59213
Est. Age:  New Approx. 1984
Work Zone:  36"W x 48"D x 36"H
Electric Heat, 225 kW,
Power:  460V/3Ph/60Hz
Zones of Control:  10 Each
Loading:  Horizontal
Hot Zone:  Alloy Lined Interior and Alloy Hearth and Elements
Vacuum System:
       Mechanical Pumps:  Stokes 412 Mechanical with Stokes 615 Blower
       Diffusion Pump:  Varian "30 inch" (probably 32")
       Holding Pump:  Welch
Power Supply:  Water-cooled VRT Transformers
Water Cooling System:  Included - with cooling tower and expansion/storage tank.
Spare Parts:  2 crates of new, spare heating elements.  (probably Ni-Chrome)
Controls:  Panel with programmable Honeywell and LFE digital controllers
Includes:  Disconnecting and Loading are included in this price.
Condition:  Excellent. This furnace was only used to run test samples over its
                 use "career" and is in excellent shape. 
Demonstration:  In service and operational at this time.
Price:  $215,000                                                                                    W3836

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Item # 3834 - Surface Combustion Vacuum Furnace:

Model:  IHVP-364830-2,  S/N:  VC-42202-1.  Work Zone Size:  Enlarged to 42"W x 60"L x 30"H. Hot Zone:  All graphite, including hearth and elements. Vacuum System:  Stokes 412H mechanical pump. Stokes 615-1 vacuum blower. 16" Port for diffusion pump, but no pump. No loader. Power Supply:  250 kW   460V/3Ph/60Hz. Max. Temp.:  2400F. Max. Load:  3000 lb at 1900F.  Cooling Gases:  Nitrogen, Argon, Helium. Gas Quench Capability:  12 PSI positive pressure. Cooling Fan:  Top mounted. Controls:  Honeywell DCP-7700 Temp. Controller. Eclipse EMC-560 Hi-Limit. Honeywell Strip Chart Recorder. Philips Model 316 Vacuum Controller. Control Thermocouple:  Ni/Ni-Mo. Fair condition. 
Location:  Mexico
Price $50,000                                                                                                                            VF274

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Item# 3810 - Surface Combustion Vacuum Furnace:

Surface Combustion Vacuum Furnace. Model # 364830-2, I-HVF,
Serial # VC-42273-1A. Built 1984.
Working dimensions of 36"W x 48"D x 30"H,
1500 lb. capacity.
Graphite heating elements, alloy hearth rails,
Stokes 212 Mechanical pump with Varian Blower.
Max Temp 2000° F, Min Temp 1280° F. 250 KW, 460 V, 3 phase, 60 Hz . Was in service until 5/29/14, Removed to make room for new furnace, currently in storage ready to load/ship. Fair to good condition,
Needs a new hot zone.
Load cart included.
 
Price:   $50,000
                                                                                                                                                             VF272     

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Item# 3809 - AVS De-wax & Sinter Vacuum Furnace:

AVS De-Wax & Sintering Vacuum Furnace 
Horizontal sintering furnace with wax condenser
1470°C operating temperature.
Water cooled 304 stainless steel chamber with mild steel flanges.
Graphite hot zone - 24” wide x 18” high x 36” deep, with hearth rails.
Graphite retort - 4 to 5 cubic foot work space, shelves, graphite rollers, de-wax tube and -cooling.
5 HP recirculation cooling fan system - cooling flaps in insulation and retort.
Wax condenser assembly with hot water circulation system and removable wax receiver pot.
Power supply - transformer-type, low voltage secondary, nominal 250 kW.
Vacuum pumps - Stokes 212-H, 150 cfm rough pump, Roots 615, 1600 cfm booster. Dynamic partial pressure gas system.
Unit can be seen in operation and is available for immediate delivery. 
 
Price:  $299,000                                                                                                                          VF271

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Item# 3808 - Ipsen Vacuum Furnace.

     Model:  VFC-524
     S/N:  54015
     Work Zone Size:  24"W x 36"D x 24"H
     Temperature Rating:  2400˚F
     Moly-faced hot zone
     Graphite heating elements
     18" Diffusion Pump
      Stokes 412H-10 (old style) mechanical pump
      50 kVA power transformer
      Top-mounted cooling fan with 15 HP Motor
      It had a new control Panel with Athena AT25 Digital Temp Control
      Hastings Series 310 Digital Vacuum Controller, and L&N strip chart 
      recorder. 
      Currently installed and complete.   Located in Mexico                                    V270
Price:  $45,000

 

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Item# 3807 - Vacuum HT Furnace:

Mfr:   Ipsen
Model:  VFC-224 Re-built
Working Zone:  15"W x 24"D x 10"H
Max. Temperature:  2400˚F
Power:  480V/3Ph/60Hz  (VFC-224's are typically 50 or 60 kW)
Nominal Load:  400 lb
Approx. Wt:  12,000 lb.  per owner
Description:  Horizontal loading vacuum furnace with water cooled chamber,
                    side swinging door, graphite hot zone, New graphite elements,
                    Stokes 212-H10 mechanical vacuum pump with Roots booster
                    pump and Varian Diffusion Pump
Instrumentation:  Free standing control panel, Rebuilt in 1991 by G-M Enterprises,
                          with Honeywell DCP551 Setpoint Programmable Temperature
                          Controller, Honeywell UDS2000 High Limit Controller, Televac
                          MM200 Modular Vacuum Gauge and Honeywell DPR3000 Strip
                          Chart Recorder.  (We can help you to upgrade these to modern SSI
                          controls).   (The description doesn't say, but G-M probably put a GE
                          Fanuc PLC in the cabinet too.  That was their standard at that time.)
Condition:  "Very Good"
Overall Dimensions:  84"W x 84"L x 94"H                                                             W6302
Price:  $43,500  

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Item# 3805 - Vacuum Furnace with 2 Hot Zone (Low Temp/High Temp):

Centorr Vacuum Industries (CVI) Model 2500, Series 3530 vacuum furnace,
460V/3Ph/60Hz, 133 Amps,  100 kW,    Work Zone:  12"W x 12"H x 24"L,
Hot zone currently in furnace is all-metal moly lined and rated for 1150˚C (2102˚F).
Spare, new Graphite hot zone is rated for 1500˚C (2732˚F).  Spare hot zone is new & still
in original shipping crate.
Controls:  Mitsubishi FX2N PLC.  Ametek SCR power controller, Honeywell DCP-550
digital programmable temperature controller, DCP-2500 overtemp controller. 
Yokagawa FX106 6-channel  paperless recorder.  2 vacuum gauge controllers.  Ircon
optical pyrometer for additional temperature measurement.
Other:  1.5 H.P. cooling fan, mounted on front door.  Inert gas system. 
Hydrogen purge gas system.  "Rotavac" retort drive system mounted on rear door.
Loader, spare parts, manuals and drawings are all included.  Includes 3 Inconel retorts,
3 graphite retorts and 1 alumina retort (Moly hot zone is limited to 1000˚C, if alumina
retort is being used.) 
Vacuum System:  PLC-controlled.  Originally Leybold D40B mechanical pump (missing, and
not included),  Note:  We have a rebuilt Stokes 149H-11 below on this page that might be
a good substitute for the missing Leybold pump and is 2.5 times the pumping speed.)
Varian VHS-6 difusion pump and cold trap. 
Utility Requirements:
     Water:  20 GPM @ 90˚F, 30-40 PSIG
     Air:  2 CFH @ 60-80 PSIG
     Inert Gas:  Argon or Nitrogen
     Process Gas:  Hydrogen
     Burner Pilot Gas:  Natural Gas or Propane (for hydrogen burnoff, I assume)
Condition:  Very Good
Availability:  Immediate               
Location:  Michigan, USA
Price:  $89,500                                                                                          F7112

 

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Item# 3804 - Abar-Ipsen HR-26X36 Vacuum Furnace:

Abar-Ipsen HR26x36 Vacuum Furnace. This unit was built in 1989 and is in very good condition.  It was operational until July 2013, when the facility it was operating in was closed.  Extensive work was done on the furnace in 2012 – new hot zone, water jacket clean, vacuum pump service, new chart recorder.  Prior to ceasing operation, ultimate vacuum was in the 10-6 torr range.  It has been disassembled, removed from its location and is currently stored in our factory.   Inspections welcome. It is offered on an as-is basis.  We can also assist with packing, transport, installation & recommissioning if required. Asking price A$ 95,000  Australian Dollars.

Hot Zone

Electrical System

Gas Cooling System

Vacuum Pumping System

Water Cooling System

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Item# 3793 - Surface Combustion +12 PSI Gas Quench Vacuum Furnace:

 Model:  IHVP-364830-2
     S/N:  VC-42202-1
     Work Zone Size:  Enlarged to 42"W x 60"L x 30"H 
                                 (Originally was 36"W x 48"D x 30"H, and had oversized chamber)
     Hot Zone:  All graphite, including hearth and elements
     Vacuum System:  Stokes 412H mechanical pump
                                Stokes 615-1 vacuum blower
                                16" Port for diffusion pump, but no diffusion pump  (GVT, Inc. has a
                                 rebuildable Varian 16" D.P., if you need one.  Ask us.) 
     No loader
     Power Supply:  250 kW   460V/3Ph/60Hz
     Max. Temp.:  2400F
     Max. Load:  3000 lb at 1900F
     Cooling Gases:  Nitrogen, Argon, Helium
     Gas Quench Capability:  12 PSI positive pressure
     Cooling Fan:  Top mounted
     Controls (then):  Honeywell DCP-7700 Temp. Controller
                             Eclipse EMC-560 Hi-Limit
                             Honeywell Strip Chart Recorder
                             Philips Model 316 Vacuum Controller
                             Control Thermocouple:  Ni/Ni-Mo
     Condition:  Needs new hot zone.  Some external and one internal water leak
                       need repairs. 
Price:  $40,000

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Item# 3785 - Titanium Semi-Continuous Diffusion Bonding Vacuum Furnace:

Semi-Continuous Titanium Diffusion Bonding Hot Press. System consists of;

 

Load Chamber. Rated for 2720 kg load Moly Pin walking system rated for 2720 kg load 44” w x 54” d x 6.5” high product size in semi continuous mode Stokes 612/300 pump/blower Mounted on roll out frame for easy maintenance

 

Preheat Chamber. 35” diffusion pump / 100 CFM holding pump Moly Pin walking system rated for 2720 kg load 44” w x 54” d x 6.5” high product size in semi continuous mode Stokes 300 CFM mechanical pump 5 x 10-5 Torr in 20 minutes 300 kW heater power (Hunterdon) Moly Hot Zone Mounted on roll out frame

 

Bonding Chamber. 20” diffusion pump / 100 CFM holding pump Moly Pin walking system rated for 2720 kg load 44” w x 54” d x 20” high product size in batch mode 44” w x 54” d x 6.5” high product size in semi continuous mode Constant 1100°C Heated Platens, Moly pressing surface 1000 tons of force, up pressing ram 300 kW heater power (Hunterdon) Moly Hot Zone Mounted on roll out frame

 

Cooling Chamber. 20” diffusion pump. Stokes 612/300 pump/blower Moly Pin walking system rated for 2720 kg load 44” w x 54” d x 6.5” high product size in semi continuous mode Fast Cool 60°F /min argon. 1750F to 1200F. 25°F variation over part 5 x 10-5 Torr in 20 minutes Fast Backfill Port Mounted on roll out frame

 

This system is ideal for any company wanting to develop process for diffusion bonding of any materials which are capable of being processed within the specifications of the furnace. The system is available as a batch or semi-continuous, as the system can be set up in Batch mode for development purposes and semi continuous mode for production. The system is available for inspection as warehoused in the Northeastern USA. 
New price for this system is over $16,000,000. This system is available in almost any configuration. 


Price:  As-Is $890,000.00 with support available from the original manufacturer at a reduced rate, or reconfigured to match your specific requirement at a price TBD. Immediate delivery.                    VF267

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Item# 3777 -  Vacuum Temper Furnace:

Vacuum Temper. Manufactured by LPA Industries this is a gas-fired vacuum temper
Model Fulgura FH966EX. Built in 1990. 450 Kg capacity and an operating temperature
of 620C (1150
˚F).  Spare parts and manuals are included. Complete and in good condition.
Waiting for more details on work zone size, etc.
Located in Mexico.
                                                                                                     VF264
Price:  $30,000

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Item# 3737 - Lindberg Vacuum Furnace:

Lindberg Model 21-GR-243618-24T Vacuum Furnace, 2400°F, 460V/3Ph/60Hz,
Work Area:  24"W x 36"L x 18"H, 120 kVA,  Graphite Hot Zone, Kinney Vacuum mechanical pump
and vacuum blower (skid mounted), Power supply.   No control panel.  
Price:  $11,500                          Location:  Mid-western U.S.                                                F2538

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Item# 3736 - Rebuildable Vacuum Furnace:

Lindberg Vacuum Furnace. Model 21GR-243618-24T, S/N 24361. Working dimensions of 18" high X 24" wide X 36" deep. Electrically heated 480/3/60, 120KW. All graphite internals. Stokes 212-MB mechanical booster pump, 1.5 HP backing pump, 2 HP backing pump blower, no diffusion pump. Internal radiator coil cooling system with top mounted 25HP recirculating fan. Hunterdon VRT (needs repair or replacing). Graphite liner needs bottom replaced. Several broken graphite elements. Includes manual door clamps and "Little Joe" type furnace loader. Includes drawings and manuals. Fully enclosed control panel with Eurotherm 2216 controller, Love model 50 overtemp, Televac vacuum gauge, timers and alarms. Fair condition, this furnace will require a reasonable amount of work but this is reflected in the asking price

Price:  $13,500                                                                                                                        VF248

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Item# 3735 - Vacuum Induction Sintering Furnaces (2 Ea.):

2008 Vacuum Induction Sintering Furnaces (2 available). Built by GH Induction Atmospheres in 2008. Model VF-40. Working dimensions of 12" diameter X 17" high. Overall dimensions of 86" wide X 86" long X 96" high. S/N 018/VF-40/173. 2100F. 400-480 Volts, 200 amps., 3 phase, 50/60 HZ. Honeywell UDC Digital temperature control, hi-limit control and strip chart recorder along with GE Fanuc Quick panel and Televac vacuum gauge. SS vessel mounted vertically above load platform. Interior of vessel has induction coil, 15" diameter. Ceramic sleeve and 14" diameter graphite susceptor. Parts to be heated are loaded on the work platform and raised (hydraulically) into hot zone which is heated by a 100kW, 50 kHz power supply. Vacuum pump is a Pfeiffer Model DUO35 21 CFM (36 cubic meters/hour). At completion of heat cycle furnace is back filled with Argon and cooled by external blower and heat exchanger. Water chiller is available and will be quoted upon request. Excellent condition. 

Price:  $125,000/Each                                                                                                           VF253

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Item# 3734 - 24" x 36" x 24"H Vacuum Furnace, 2400F:

GCA-Vacuum Industries Vacuum Furnace. Model  Series 3700-242436. S/N 41293 LV. Working dimensions of 24" wide X 36" deep X 24" high. 460/3/60, 207kW. Maximum temperature 2400F. Horizontal loading vacuum furnace complete with graphite lining, graphite heating elements, Stokes 212H vacuum pump, Roots booster pump, rear mounted cooling fan, heat exchanger (6 months old) and 200 KVA transformer. Also included is a new spare hot zone (still in crate). Free standing control panel complete with BC 570 set point programmable temperature controller, BC Series 10 High Limit controller and Teledyne vacuum gauge. Overall dimensions 95" wide X 12' deep X 96" high (shipping dimensions). Approximate weight 12,000 pounds. Very good condition.

Price:  $119,000                                                                                                                        VF256

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Item# 3733 -   Positive Pressure Quench Vacuum Furnace:

Surface Combustion Vacuum Furnace. Model IHVF 243618-2. S/N BC 40767-1. Working dimensions of 24" X 36" X 18". Capable of 2400F. 150 KW. 480 Volts. 10 PSI Nitrogen Quenching. 1500 pound capacity. Stokes 212 with Roots Blower. Comes with loader. Overall complete and in good condition. Hot zone is currently being rebuilt and will be brand new at time of sale. Currently installed. Pri
ce:
                                                                                                                                                                                             VF258

Price:  70,000

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Item# 3696 - -  C.I. Hayes Lean Manufacturing 6-Bar Semi-Continuous Vacuum Furnace:

1998 C.I. Hayes Model CVPQ-202436
6-Bar Pressure Quench Semi-Continuous Vacuum Furnace,
(75 PSIG vessel rating)
Work Zone:  24"W x 36"L x 20"H, with Graphite Insulation and elements
460V/3Ph/60Hz, 125 kW, 2400
˚F max. Temp. Rating
Designed for 250 lb/hr Throughput,
300 CFM Mechanical Vacuum Pump,
Water Cooling Requirement:  113 GPM (130 GPM max. at 95
˚F-105˚F, 15 PSI) 
Overall Space Requirement:  13 ft Wide x 51 ft Long
Allen-Bradley SLC-500 PLC, Honeywell DCP-551 Temperature Controller,
   Upgraded with addition of Super System, Inc. Model 9010 Programmable
   Controller for recipes.  Data communications capability.
Excellent Condition except some broken elements from removal handling,
Hot zone new 2 years ago and has had very light use since.
Operational until week of Nov. 15th.  Now removed for storage.  Owner
removed to make room for new furnace equipment.  Doesn't need this extra
semi-continuous capacity.   
Location:   U.S. West Coast
Price:  
$230,000 for quick sale

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Item# 3659 - Seco-Warwick Bottom Load Vacuum Furnace:

Seco Warwick Bottom Load Vacuum Furnace. Model 42131. Working dimensions of 48”High x 48”dia., Moly/Moly construction  with moly elements. Overall Dimensions of 15' high x 15' wide x 15' deep. Maximum Temp of 2200ºF. Electrical Utilities 300 kw,  480 VAC, 3 phase. Controls Honeywell DCP 550 temperature controller, Honeywell digital chart recorder, GE PLC, Granville Phillips 307 vacuum gauge. General; Kinney KT 150 mechanical pump blower, Top mounted cooling fan with internal heat exchanger, twin cryo pumps (can be converted to 20" diffusion pump), Moly insulation, moly elements, side, top and bottom heaters. Cryo pump can be changed to a diffusion pump at an additional cost of $38,500.00. Excellent condition, ready for loading and shipment.
Price: $160,000.00                                                                                      
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Item# 3626 - Lindberg Vacuum Heat Treat Furnace:

Older, Lindberg Vacuum Heat Treating Furnace, Model# 21 GR-243618-24T,  S/N 24361,
2400F, Has DP port, but not diffusion pumped now.  Work Zone:  24"W x 36"D x 18"H,
Stokes 212-MB mechanical & booster pump, 25 HP, Top Cooling Fan, Hunterdon VRT
power supply, (needs repair or replacing).  Graphite liner needs bottom replaced, several
broken graphite heating elements.  480V/3Ph/60Hz, 120 kW Heating.
Manual door clamps, "Little Joe" loader included.   Drawings and Manuals included.
Location:  Chicago, IL area                                                                             Stock# R-2718-G
Priced at $13,500 but will take offers now. 

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Item# 3587 - Vacuum-Purge Atmosphere Retort Furnace:  

Like New, Borel Model RTF-4, Atmosphere Retort Furnace,
Rated to 1050˚C/1922˚F Max. Temperature, +/- 10˚F Uniformity
possible at 1100˚F, Electric, 480V/3Ph/60Hz, 30 kW,
Work Zone is 13" Diameter x 26"High, Included 2 retorts with
holders, Vacuum pump for evacuation, retort cooler, Controls are
Honeywell.  Like New Condition.     Location:  Western US
Price:  $29,000 

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Item # 3537  Ipsen 72" Diameter Bottom Load Vacuum Furnace:

Ipsen Model VR-72X96, Bottom Loading Vacuum Furnace. Built in 1988. #3537/VF210
Working dimensions of 72" diameter X 96" high. Moly hot zone in excellent
condition. 2400F. 5 bar quenching in Nitrogen or Argon.  Hydrogen capability.
2 Each 35" Varian diffusion pumps with 2 Stokes 412 roughing pumps with 615
blowers. 480volt/3Ph/60Hz, Full Load Amps:  Phase A 1694A, Phase B 1739A,
Phase C 1564A.   Includes a closed loop Water Cooling System. Unit is
currently in indoor heated storage and is complete. Vessel was ultrasonically
tested before removal and the shell is in excellent condition as is the whole furnace.
Will require 26' of height for installation.                                                          VF-210
Price:  $299,000

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Item # 3424-144 CI Hayes Vacuum Oil Quench/Carburizing Furnace. Honeywell control system. Working dimensions are 48" deep, 30" wide by 32" high. Equipped with an automated vacuum carburizing system which was retrofitted approximately 5 years ago by CI Hayes. The voltage is 480V 60 Hz. The maximum hot zone temperature is 2200deg F. It uses a 412/615 pumping system which is capable of 8.0 X 10-3 Torr. The furnace includes two load carts and a batch gas fired wash system. Furnace is in good operating condition and is currently in heated indoor storage. S/N 16099                   #3424-VF144
Asking $49,000 Canadian Dollars

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Item # 3173  -  New, Unused Halmar Robicon/NWL Power Supplies and Controls:

We recently purchased some of the assets of a closed company that included several
complete Halmar/NWL power supplies and control panels for some vacuum coating
furnaces the previous owner was building before he died unexpectedly.
 
These units will be available at a very reasonable, negotiable price.  They are new, never
used.  If you think you might be able to use them in the manufacture of new or rebuilt
equipment, please let us know. 
 
There are a total of 5 each 165 KVA, 480V/3Phase/60Hz power supplies.  They are
mounted 2 per cabinet.  See Photos.  They are fired by Halmar Robicon Model #
3PCJ-48350-CL/OC-D-LK firing circuits/SCR drives.   Also available are two each
spare Transformers:  300 KVA, 360Amp Primary, 480V/526V, 3 Phase, 60 Hz with
a secondary voltage of 26V, 3846 Amp/Phase.  (NWL Model 103241, built in August, 1999). 
Price:  $4,500/each for power supplies  (New, Unused)
          $4,500/each for Halmar drivers  (New, Unused)
          (for separate transformers, inquire)
 
In addition there are two each spare smaller transformers:  80 KVA, 76 Amp Primary, 480V
3 Phase, 60 Hz with a secondary voltage of 30/30, Amperage 1333/1333, (NWL Model
103242, built in August, 1999).  The control panels include a total of 39 each Barber-Coleman
560's and 2 each Barber-Coleman Series/Type "R" Recorders.  We would be happy to either
part out these units and sell components or to just sell the whole works to an interested party.
Price for B/C Controllers:  $100/each.  Call for pricing on other components.

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Item# 3663 - Stokes Vacuum Aluminum Coater Control Panel and Power Supply:

Complete control panel with power supply for Stokes Vacuum Aluminum Coating Furnace,
(does not include furnace).   Stokes Model# 427-205, Lot# 70277, Ser.# 65666,
40 KVA, 1-Phase Hunterdon Transformer, 230V/460V, 60 Hz, VRT Spec. 1178-5 with
D.C. Control, 20VDC @ 50 Amps;  Plus 2 ea. smaller control transformers, Hoffman Fan-Cooled
Enclosure; Edwards Active Gauge Vacuum Controller with communications (Ethernet,
Serial Port) P/N 038662000, S/N 03G59721006
Location:  Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814
Price:  $2,500  (The Hunterdon transformer alone would cost $4,850 to replace.)

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Vacuum Furnace Equipment from Solar Manufacturing:  Please also go to the Solar Manufacturing page on this web site (click Here) and see what is available In Stock or
Built New to Your Order from Solar currently in both new and rebuilt, used vacuum furnaces. 
Please tell them that we sent you.

 

A.2.  Vacuum Melting Furnaces and Related Equipment

With our background in the vacuum and specialty metals melting and casting industry, we have
we can probably help you to locate exactly what you need for these applications.  It only takes
a short phone call to 208-765-6854 or an email to sales@gvtinc.com to get us working on it. 
Our experience includes vacuum-arc melting and casting (VAR or VSC), electroslag melting (ESR),
electron beam melting and casting (EB, EBM, ESC), induction skull melting (ISM) - also known as
"cold-wall induction melting or casting" and vacuum induction melting and casting (VIM).  So don't
give up before you've even called us.  We might surprise you.  But if you are overseas in US
export-restricted countries, please don't waste your time or ours.  It's not going to happen. 

 

B.  Loaders / Unloaders for Vacuum Furnaces:

Item # 3109:  Vacuum Furnace Loaders / Unloaders:
Solar Manufacturing can supply new vacuum furnace loaders for virtually any size or type
of vacuum furnace.  Contact us with your requirements to get a quote.
 The photos below
are just examples of typical loaders used in the industry.  We can show you exactly what
we propose for your application after we have reviewed your requirement with you.

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C.  Vacuum Pumps & Related Items:

 

In addition to the used equipment shown below, let us help you with a quote for new
vacuum pumps. 

 

Item# 3775 - Kinney 75 CFM Vacuum Pump:

Warranty Rebuilt Kinney Model KTC-75, Part No. 804982-D,
S/N 1105-Y  7710-5 mechanical vacuum pump.  12 Month warranty on
rebuild.  Will be repainted at rebuilder's shop.  Running without problems
when removed from service.
Price:  $ 5,700     F.O.B.  West Coast U.S.

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Item# 3774 - Stokes 149H-11  80 CFM Vacuum Pump:

Rebuilt Stokes Model 149H-11, Lot# CD-81004 Mechanical Vacuum Pump,
Rebuilt by Evey Vacuum in 2002 and stored in heated, dry area since then. 
So Evey's warranty is probably no longer valid,
Price:  $ 5,500 with 30 Day Right of Return if not satisfied
Location:  F.O.B. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

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Item# 3730 - Edwards Stokes 1722-J Skid:

Warranty rebuilt Stokes 1722-J Skid
Stokes Model 900-412-014 Mechanical Pump (Newer Style)
             S/N: 069035063   Date:  2006-12
             Motor:  10 H.P.
Stokes 615-1 Blower
             S/N:  865850X0696    Lot:  79894-15
             Motor:  7.5 H.P.
Skid Mounted
Interconnecting Pipe and Fittings
Stokes Demister
Allow 2-3 Weeks ARO for Rebuild of pumps
Price:  $ 23,500 in rebuilt condition with Rebuilder's 12 Month Warranty
(May be purchased As-Is if done prior to the rebuild.  Call 208-765-6854)
Location:  U.S. West Coast
Photo shown is before rebuild.  Will be repainted after rebuild. 

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Item# 3731 - Edwards Stokes 1722-J Skid:

Warranty rebuilt Stokes 1722-J Skid
Stokes Model 900-412-014 Mechanical Pump (Newer Style)
         S/N:  069034482     Date:  2006-11
         Motor:  10 H.P.
Stokes 615-1 Blower
          S/N:  813770X0898    Lot:  78315-38
          Motor:  7.5 H.P.
Skid Mounted
Interconnecting Pipe and Fittings
Stokes Demister
Allow 2-3 Weeks ARO for Rebuild of pumps
Price:  $ 23,500 in rebuilt condition with Rebuilder's 12 Month Warranty
(May be purchased As-Is if done prior to the rebuild.  Call 208-765-6854)
Location:  U.S. West Coast
Photo shown is before rebuild.  Will be repainted after rebuild. 

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Item# 3687 -  MD Blower, 350 CFM:

Rebuilt (per owner) M.D. Pneumatics 350 CFM gas blower, Model 11-3210,
S/N 1735R A23, on skid but needs motor.             Location:  Pacific Northwestern U.S. 
Price:  $3,000      30 Day Right of Return, if unhappy

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Item# 3686  -  Roots 372 CFM Gas Blower:

Rebuilt (per owner) Roots Model 2510J Whispair Max gas blower, 372 CFM,
Roots I.D. 847-485-20, S/N 76 54846 with 5 H.P. Motor mounted
on skid.                    Location:  Pacific Northwestern U.S. 
Price:  $3,500     30 Day Right of Return, if unhappy

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Item# 3653 - Stokes 1722-J Skid (412-11 + 615-1):

Stokes Mechanical Pumping Skid, Model 1722.  Consists of (1) one Stokes Model 412-11
Mechanical Pump coupled on a factory steel skid to a Stokes Model 615-1 Horizontal
Vacuum Blower.  Tag Information Below:

Main Tag -  Model:  1722,   Lot: SC-79312
                   Prod. Code: 903-5   Ser.: 65666

Mech Pump Tag -  Model:  412-11,  Lot:  CD-78750
                              Ser.:  65592        SC-78707

Blower Tag - Model:  615-1     Lot:  243-586
                     Prod. Code:  903-5

Offered with 90 Day Warranty in As-Is condition
Condition:  Excellent
Price (As-Is):  $16,900 with 90 Day Warranty
Location:  Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (NW US)

Availability:  Immediate, Crated and Ready for shipment

 

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Item 3652 - 35"  Diffusion Pump:

CVC Model PMC-32C, 35" Diffusion Pumps (Today this is the Varian HS-35. 
Varian purchased CVC rights to this pump.)    Can be purchased
either in As-Is condition or in Rebuilt condition with a warranty.  35" Throat Diameter.
Bolt Circle is approx. 38-3/4" with 14 Holes on approx. 8-9/16" Centers.  Flange
O.D. is 41-3/4".  O-Ring Center Diameter is 36-1/8".  Approx. 72-3/4" Overall
Height (79" on 48" x 48" shipping pallet). 
Note:  Mating 35" Cryo-Baffle is also available for improved low-range vacuum and
elimination of backstreaming (See Item# 3161 Below).  6" Foreline with approx.
9-1/2" Bolt Circle with 8 Holes on approx. 3-5/8" Centers.  1/4" dia. O-ring is
approx. 8-7/8" diameter to center.  Shipping Wt. with pallet approx. 2050 lb. 
Price in As-Is Condition:  $ 6,400.00
Price in Warranty Rebuilt Condition, Painted:  $ 12,250.00 (with existing working elements.
                                                                      Add $6,000 if you want brand new elements.)
Location:  Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 (As-Is) or S. California (Rebuilt)

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Item# 3651 - 35"  Diffusion Pump:

CVC Model PMC-32C, 35" Diffusion Pumps (Today this is the Varian HS-35. 
Varian purchased CVC rights to this pump.)    Rebuilt condition with a 12 Month
warranty.  35" Throat Diameter.  Bolt Circle is approx. 38-3/4" with 14 Holes
on approx. 8-9/16" Centers.  Flange
O.D. is 41-3/4".  O-Ring Center Diameter is 36-1/8".  Approx. 72-3/4" Overall
Height (79" on 48" x 48" shipping pallet).  Note:  Mating 35" Cryo-Baffle is also
available for improved low-range vacuum and elimination of backstreaming (See
Item# 3161 Below).  6" Foreline with approx. 9-1/2" Bolt Circle with 8 Holes
on approx. 3-5/8" Centers.  1/4" dia. O-ring is approx. 8-7/8" diameter to center. 
Shipping Wt. with pallet approx. 2050 lb. 
Price in Warranty Rebuilt Condition, Painted:  $ 12,250.00 (with existing working elements.
                                                                      Add $6,000 if you want brand new elements.)
Location:  Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

Photo show pump before rebuild, which is now complete.  New photos coming.

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Item # 3161:  Rebuilt 35” Cryo-Baffle ("Refrigerated Trap"):    

Warranty Rebuilt Torr Vacuum Products Model RVS322C Cryogenic Baffle *
Fits Varian and CVC 35" Diffusion Pumps.  Since photo was taken, we have
also replaced the outer trace cooling tubing with new stainless steel tubing, replaced
the feed through nitrogen leads with stainless steel tubes and added new
Parker (TM) fittings for the cryogenic liquid lines.
CryoTraps are used to eliminate diffusion pump oil back-streaming into your
vacuum chamber, to produce lower ultimate vacuum levels and to catch volatile
evaporated materials from your process that might contaminate the pump oil.
Shipping size approx. 52"W x 52"L x approx. 24"H.  Ship Wt. approx. 1500 lb.
We will crate and load.
Price:  Warranty Rebuilt:  $ 9,500
  West Coast Location

*Also called "cryotrap", "refrigerated baffle" or "refrigerated trap"

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D.  Helium Leak Detectors & Vacuum Instruments:    

 

 

Item # 3477 - Varian Diffusion Pumped Helium Leak Detector:

Warranty Rebuilt Varian Model 938-41 Diffusion Pumped Helium Leak Detector,
includes cart and rebuilt roughing pump.     Typical unit.  These units vary in availability,
but we can usually locate one in a few weeks for you. 
Price: $9,500           Location: US West Coast
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Item 3486  -  Varian Diffusion Pumped Helium Leak Detector:

Warranty Rebuilt Varian Model 936-40 Diffusion-pumped Leak Detector,
with cart and rebuilt mechanical roughing pump.
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 Item # 3478 - Varian Turbo-Pumped Helium Leak Detectors:

Warranty Rebuilt Varian Model 938-41, Turbo-pumped helium leak detector. Includes cart and rebuilt roughing pump.     Photo of Typical unit.  These units vary in availability, but we can usually locate one in a few weeks for you. 
Price: $12,000        Location: US West Coast
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E.  Power Supplies for Vacuum Furnaces

 

Item# 3697 - VRT Power Supply for Abar-Ipsen HR-34x40 Furnace:

1999 Power Supply from Abar-Ipsen Model HR-34x40 vacuum furnace.  Owner changed hot
zone to all-metal so replaced with larger power supply.  Used only 10 years, stored for 5 years.
Hunterdon water-cooled Variable Reactance Transformers, 460V/3Ph/60Hz, 3 Transformers at
42 KVA each, 126 KVA Total, Output voltage to elements is 47 Volts (need to confirm)
Price:  $20,000                                   Location:  Pacific Northwestern US

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Item# 3694 - Power Supply Transformer:

40 KVA, 1-Phase Hunterdon Transformer, 230V/460V, 60 Hz, VRT Spec. 1178-5 with 
D.C. Control, 20VDC @ 50 Amps
Price:  $ 1,500     ($4,850 new to replace)        Location:  Western U.S.

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Item # 3173  -  New, Unused Halmar Robicon/NWL Power Supplies and Controls:

We recently purchased some of the assets of a closed company that included several
complete Halmar/NWL power supplies and control panels for some vacuum coating
furnaces the previous owner was building before he died unexpectedly.
 
These units will be available at a very reasonable, negotiable price.  They are new, never
used.  If you think you might be able to use them in the manufacture of new or rebuilt
equipment, please let us know. 
 
There are a total of 6 each 165 KVA, 480V/3Phase/60Hz power supplies.  They are
mounted 2 per cabinet.  See Photos.  They are fired by Halmar Robicon Model #
3PCJ-48350-CL/OC-D-LK firing circuits/SCR drives.   33 Volts Secondary.  May
be tapped up to 45 Volts Secondary with 480V input.

Also available are two each spare Transformers:  300 KVA, 360Amp Primary,
480V/526V, 3 Phase, 60 Hz with a secondary voltage of 26V, 3846 Amp/Phase. 
(NWL Model 103241, built in August, 1999). 

 
In addition there are two each spare smaller transformers:  80 KVA, 76 Amp Primary, 480V
3 Phase, 60 Hz with a secondary voltage of 30/30, Amperage 1333/1333, (NWL Model
103242, built in August, 1999).  The control panels include a total of 39 each Barber-Coleman
560's and 2 each Barber-Coleman Series/Type "R" Recorders.  We would be happy to either
part out these units and sell components or to just sell the whole works to an interested party.

(See Photos on Misc., Other Page)
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F.  Misc. Controls for Vacuum Furnaces:

Item# 3644 - Programmable Logic Controller:

GE Fanuc, Series 3, Programmable Logic Controller, with input/output boards,
power supplies, Temperature Controllers (2) and Relay.  All were working fine
when removed as part of a plant-wide control upgrade.

Included are:

Description                       QTY.       Model No.                          S/N or P/N
CPU/Programmer Unit      1 EA.      IC630CPU301B                 88051351A
Power Supply                    2 Ea.       IC630MDL300A               840904223 & 841012614
Power Supply                    2 Ea.       CTG 2600                          4923 & 4994
Input Module                    2 Ea.        IC630MDL301A                840911
Input Module                    1 Ea.        IC630MDL325A                840911
Input Module                    1 Ea.        IC630MDL325A                830511
Output Module                 1 Ea.        IC630MDL375B                 840911
Output Module                  2 Ea.       IC630MDL380A                 840611
Output Module                  1 Ea.       IC630MDL375B                 841111
West Temp. Control          1 Ea.       N4401 Z270000 G000        059787 002 004                                 
West Temp. Control          1 Ea.       PYZ4TAY1-4V                   123736T
Cutler-Hammer Relay        1 Ea.       Type M                                Parts-Pub. D23M-2 "7-78-54"

Price:  $ 250.00 for all.  Will consider selling individual components, but prefer
all at once.    15 days Right of Return, if not satisfied.    See Photo on Miscellaneous Page.

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Questions?

If you have questions on the items on this page, please complete and submit the form below.
Be sure to include the item number for reference.  You can also email us at bobgrammer1@gmail.com or give us a call at 208-765-6854 Pacific Time Zone.