Hot Isostatic Presses

EPSI is a leading manufacturer of hot isostatic presses. With decades of experience, we’ve delivered HIP systems to customers producing high precision parts in a variety of materials, including metals, ceramics, composites and plastics. These customers know that EPSI’s hot isostatic presses are fast, cost-effective, reliable, and offer the precision to produce net shape or near net shape products.

Our hot isostatic pressing equipment ranges from smaller laboratory units with hot zone diameters beginning at 3 inches, to large product units with hot zone diameters up to 65 inches.

General Specifications for EPSI Hot Isostatic Presses

  • Inside diameters of 76 mm (3 inches) up to 1650 mm (65 inches)
  • Pressures up to 400 MPa (58,000 psi)
  • Temperatures up to 2000°C (3,632°F)
  • Argon or other processing medium
  • Monolithic forged vessel made out of one single vacuum degassed steel block. Complete proofing according to EN10204/3.2 and thorough inspection possibility.
  • Power-fail safe due to pressure vessel high heat absorption possibility
  • Uniform rapid cooling for high load masses
  • Highest safety, quality components and materials
  • Interchangeable furnaces for various temperatures and atmospheres (Kanthal, molybdenum, graphite)

EPSI designs, manufactures, installs, and supports high pressure isostatic systems for customers around the world. Please contact us to discuss your exact needs.

LABORATORY UNITS

  • Available in hot zone diameters 76 mm (3″), 110 mm (4.3″), 132 mm (5.2″) and 152 mm (6″)
  • Two zone radial furnace design
  • Uniform rapid cooling available on 152 mm version
  • Advanced computerized controls
  • Flexible computerized programming of cycles, data-logging, etc.

LABORATORY UNITS

  • Available in hot zone diameters 76 mm (3″), 110 mm (4.3″), 132 mm (5.2″) and 152 mm (6″)
  • Two zone radial furnace design
  • Uniform rapid cooling available on 152 mm version
  • Advanced computerized controls
  • Flexible computerized programming of cycles, data-logging, etc.

MEDIUM SIZE & PILOT PRODUCTION UNITS

  • Typical hot zone diameter from 200 to 400 mm (8-16 inches)
  • Two or more zones furnace designs related to hot zone height
  • Uniform rapid cooling
  • Cascade control for optimal temperature distribution in the load
  • Furnaces in one piece for fast loading or two pieces (bottom and radial) for easy attaching of load thermocouples
  • Fully automated and preprogrammable cycling

MEDIUM SIZE & PILOT PRODUCTION UNITS

  • Typical hot zone diameter from 200 to 400 mm (8-16 inches)
  • Two or more zones furnace designs related to hot zone height
  • Uniform rapid cooling
  • Cascade control for optimal temperature distribution in the load
  • Furnaces in one piece for fast loading or two pieces (bottom and radial) for easy attaching of load thermocouples
  • Fully automated and preprogrammable cycling

LARGE PRODUCTION UNITS

  • Hot zone diameter up to 1650 mm (65 inch)
  • Multiple zone radial furnaces with high temperature uniformity
  • Uniform rapid cooling for high load masses
  • Cascade control for optimal temperature distribution of the load
  • Heat shield loading in a separate step to allow visual inspection before furnace unloading
  • Fully automated and preprogrammable cycing including T/C verification before and during cycle
  • Plug-in bottom heater with load carrier and easy multiple load T/C configuration design

LARGE PRODUCTION UNITS

  • Hot zone diameter up to 1650 mm (65 inch)
  • Multiple zone radial furnaces with high temperature uniformity
  • Uniform rapid cooling for high load masses
  • Cascade control for optimal temperature distribution of the load
  • Heat shield loading in a separate step to allow visual inspection before furnace unloading
  • Fully automated and preprogrammable cycing including T/C verification before and during cycle
  • Plug-in bottom heater with load carrier and easy multiple load T/C configuration design