VACUUM CONTROL SOLUTIONS

VACUUM CONTROL SOLUTIONS

Precise Vacuum Furnace Control for Retrofits & New Vacuum Furnaces with Protherm Universal Programmable Controllers

Need to be NADCAP or ASM 2750D compliant?

UPC vacuum control solutions offer:

  • Expanded recipe control including automatic leak test cycles
  • Guaranteed soaks based on multiple work thermocouples
  • Built-in uniformity survey capability
  • Temperature control with multiple PID sets for increased uniformity and overshoot control
Monitors all critical process factors with less operator involvement


  • Protherm 500 / 600 or 700 controller
  • Hi-Limit controller
  • Steel plate (mountable) or cabinet (enclosure)
  • Din mounted hardware
  • Pre-wired with terminal blocks & isolation relays
  • Electrical drawing / user manual
  • Multiple load thermocouples for soak guarantees
  • Interface to popular Vacuum Gauges
  • Local process data logging and charting
  • Recipe control of partial pressure setpoints, and quench gas selection
  • Furnace temperature control
  • Alarm notification and processing
  • Password protected interface
  • Real time and historical paperless chart recorder displaying process variables
  • Recipes and templates can be created and modified
  • Integrated web server
  • CANopen / DeviceNet interfaces
  • RS485/422 4 wire Modbus / J-bus
  • RJ45 Ethernet LAN interface for configuration
  • Seamless integration with SCADA
  • Modbus / TCP interface
  • Optional Profibus slave or master
  • AMS 2750D
  • CQI-9
  • NFPA 86-C
  • Nadcap