Iran Unveils Its first Indeginous VAR Furnace to produce Titanium, Superalloys and Special Steels for defense applications (US)

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Iran var remelting furnace

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan unveiled three new home-made technological achievements in Tehran on Wednesday. The achievements include 1-MW national GPS system, robotic vacuum plasma coating and vacuum arc remelting furnace. (Credit Photo @ Farsinews)

Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan visited the Malek-Ashtar University of Technology in Tehran, where the advancements were showcased. Dehqan said, “The furnace can be operated both manually and automatically. It can be used for the melting and the purification of titanium alloys as well as re-melting of super alloys and certain types of steel.”  The second technology was named as a robotic vacuum plasma coating mechanism, which can be used in the manufacturing process of the vanes used in power plant turbines and jet engines.

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