Vacuum and Atmosphere Furnace Control Systems
VAS Furnace Control Systems
VAS are extremely proud to have developed VCS+ and ACS+, a new vacuum furnace control system and atmosphere furnace control system.
VCS+ and ACS+ were designed over a nine month period with heat treatment specialists boasting in excess of 250 years of combined experience working on both vacuum and atmosphere furnaces.
FUTURE-PROOFING YOUR OPERATIONS
Vast Experience of automation systems
With a vast experience of automation systems, our control system engineers are extremely adaptable to meeting customers’ needs and requirements, always finding a solution for the most complex system issues.
Our VCS+ and ACS+ controls are bespoke systems which can be modified and amended to suit the needs of every customer and every user.
At VAS, we understand that the furnace control system will be used for a vast number of processes. This is why we have made the VCS+ and ACS+ control system quick and easy to use from general furnace operation and recipe writing to presenting recipes, charts and production run alarms for quality departments.
Both VCS+ and ACS+ are fully NADCAP-compliant and can incorporate various features to assist our customers with NADCAP paperwork, processes and audits.
Proudly VAS have installed vacuum furnace and atmosphere furnace control systems globally.
After releasing VCS+ and ACS+ Version 2.0, VAS saw a rapid influx of interest and orders.
The VCS+ and ACS+ control systems boast of several key features including:
CENTRALISED QUALITY ASSURANCE
VAS also carry out centralised quality assurance (QA) processing (including automated cycle costing and buy-off reports). We can provide individual part QA reports for multiple-part loads, quick response (QR) barcoding facilities and out-of-process alerts by email or SMS live as they occur.
Fully networkable, our vacuum furnace control systems allow the viewing of multiple machines from one location and include an offline process with profile viewer and editor.
Built in-house with by our experts, our software can be adapted to your needs by our team to give you bespoke functionality.
VAS’s leading furnace control systems in the world offer you a competitive edge. They take a significant step forward in both speed and functionality, equipping furnaces with the most up-to-date, secure systems to reduce failure risk and improve compliance.
Upgrading the control system ensures its optimal operation while removing the need to source old/obsolete parts, which can be very time consuming and costly, future-proofing your investment.
RELIABILITY AND MAINTENANCE
Integrated with our remote monitoring controls, the VAS hardware can instigate alarms to be sent by SMS or email when needed.
BETTER FURNACE AND PART SAFETY
The technology in our control systems prevents production loss through human error and improves machine safety, giving you peace of mind.
OVERALL EQUIPMENT EFFECTIVENESS (OEE)
VAS systems provide the means to optimise furnace performance, by tracking furnace availability, productivity and total performance in real time by displaying the information in an easily accessible dashboard.
CONDITION MONITORING AND REPORTING
FULLY SUPPORTED BY QUALITY SERVICE
Any VAS customer upgrading their equipment will receive fast and dedicated technical support from our team, including fault finding, training and software updates.
Our experienced team of engineers deliver full training to ensure your team can operate and maintain your furnace safely to deliver consistently high standard results.
HOW WE CAN HELP YOU
Our control system has been designed for use on the following equipment: