Harper offers complete thermal processing lines for Carbon Fiber from small scientific research lines to full scale carbon fiber production lines.
Our industry leading LT and HT Furnaces are the industry standard choice in continuous furnace technologies for the Carbon Fiber industry. Additionally, Harper is one of few in the market who push the boundaries of technology in offering Ultra High Temperature furnaces rated to 3000°C. Our advanced Carbon Fiber furnace designs feature:
-Unique end seal design delivers excellent process gas flow uniformity
-Strategic heating element placement to achieve optimal temperature uniformity
-Advanced insulation designs reducing energy consumption
-Inboard and outboard louvers used to minimize ingress of air
-Proven atmosphere purge chambers designs
Harper also offers advanced Carbon Fiber Oxidation Oven technology to complement its industry-leading furnaces for carbon fiber processing. Our state-of-the-art oven designs available for tow-bands from 300mm to greater than 4000mm. Our Oven systems demonstrate outstanding performance for key metrics including air velocity uniformity measuring at 2.2%, and temperature uniformity of +/-2.5°C throughout the entire heated length.
Harper’s unique expertise is in linking the process steps offering a seamless and fluid Carbon Fiber process lines with maximum efficiency.