CAMX 2018 preview: International Thermal Systems
Appears in Print as: 'Oven curing technologies'
International Thermal Systems (ITS, Milwaukee, WI, US) is featuring its line of out-of-autoclave curing systems, including a custom-configured oven, integrated multi-port vacuum system and process controller that offers the ability to maintain temperature uniformity at ±5°C. ITS’ ovens include multi-part thermocouple and vacuum systems that meet NADCAP, AS9100 and AMS2750E standards. Booth R39.
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