Edwin Snowden & Co Ltd are pleased to announce the installation of its latest Autoclave. The stainless steel Autoclave is capable of operating at a pressure of up to 6 bar gauge and down to a vacuum of 0.002 mbar absolute. It is also fitted with electrical heating elements to maintain a maximum operating temperature of 80 degrees C and is externally insulated and clad. The Autoclave has been supplied with a programable computer controled SCADA system and an access platform. The Autoclave has view ports in the lid and an internal lighting system, to enable the curing process to be viewed at all times. The lid and locking ring are hydraulically operated, the lid can be opened to the vertical position to allow loading and unloading of the Autoclave by an overhead crane. The working space inside the Autoclave is 2200mm diameter x 1900mm high, the Autoclave will be used in the manufacture of large super cooled magnetic coils.

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