NEWS


20 .07 2021

We're Recruiting! Looking For Furnace Service Engineers

We are looking to recruit experienced Vacuum & Atmosphere Furnace Engineers. As one of our service engineers you will cover the whole of the UK and Ireland, with opportunities to travel worldwide as projects arise. Our engineers will be trained internally by VAS personnel and will receive further training at Ipsen Gmbh, the world’s largest furnace manufacturer. Our engineers are trained by the industry leading experts and provided training on the most advanced & innovative vacuum furnaces within the heat treatment industry.
18 .06 2021

Congratulations to our new Head of Department’s

Vacuum and Atmosphere Services, are excited and proud to announce the following: “After a strong 2020 and 2021 looking even better with growing market demand and a continued successful recruitment drive, VAS have made the decision to allocate Head of Department’s for Vacuum Products, Atmosphere Products, Fabrications and New Business!” Mike Long – Managing Director.
14 .06 2021

Welcome Bruno Carvalho - Our New Vacuum Furnace Engineer

VAS would like to welcome Bruno Carvalho to our furnace engineering team. Bruno has a wealth of experience from working within the heat treatment industry, and brings with him a solid foundation of understanding heat treatment equipment. Bruno is familiar and competent working on several types of heat treatment equipment, including vacuum furnaces, atmosphere furnaces and air ovens. We are excited to work with Bruno and expanding our growing furnace engineering workforce.
09 .06 2021

Welcome Tim Tonks - Our New Fabrication Specialist

VAS would like to welcome Tim Tonks to our team. Tim joined us recently after having some time out from the Heat Treatment industry. Tim brings a wealth of experience in fabricating and welding. Tim, started in Foundry Process them moving into Chemical Processing before settling in Heat Treatment for several years. We are excited to work with Tim and learn from his experience.
10 .05 2021

The Heat Treat Podcast with Mike Long

A first for Vacuum and Atmosphere Services. Mike Long, our Managing Director took part in an interview with Carlos Torres, on The Heat Treat Podcast. Mike and Carlos discuss various topics such as the beginning of Vacuum and Atmosphere Services, the impacts of BREXIT on the heat treatment industry and the future of the heat treatment industry.
19 .02 2021

VAS Team To Take Rapid COVID Tests Before Visitng Customers Site

VAS take pride in leading the way in providing heat treatment services and products. Our team of specialist vacuum and atmosphere furnace engineers have been and are available for on-site support during the pandemic. Andy Nisbet, our Quality, Health and Safety manager has now ensured that we are keeping our engineers and customers safe by introducing the VAS COVID protocol.
19 .01 2021

FOR SALE – Ipsen - VVFC 40x67 (HV) - Refurbished Top Loading Vertical Vacuum Furnace

FOR SALE – IPSEN - VVFC 40x67 (HV) - Refurbished Top Loading Vertical Vacuum Furnace. Manufacture: Ipsen - Model: VVFC 40x67 (HV) - Work Dimensions: 1050mm Diameter x 1700mm Deep
10 .05 2021

The Heat Treat Podcast with Mike Long

A first for Vacuum and Atmosphere Services. Mike Long, our Managing Director took part in an interview with Carlos Torres, on The Heat Treat Podcast. Mike and Carlos discuss various topics such as the beginning of Vacuum and Atmosphere Services, the impacts of BREXIT on the heat treatment industry and the future of the heat treatment industry.
21 .11 2020

New Heat Treatment Oven Delivered & Installed

VAS are extremely pleased to announce the delivery, build up and install of a brand new SNOL 1800/650 chamber up heat treatment oven. The 1800/650 can be used for various heat treatment processes including hardening, normalizing, stress relieving & any other process requiring a working temperature of 650°C. The modern but robust & heavy duty design of the 1800/650 allows the oven to perform in all areas of heat treatment from laboratory/research & development to industrial production heat treatment.
03 .11 2020

Welcome to Vacuum & Atmosphere Services - Andy Nisbet

We are very pleased to welcome Andy Nisbet to our team at VAS as Quality & Health & Safety Manager with responsibility for process conformity. Andy comes with significant aerospace manufacturing experience gained at the world’s largest titanium producer. He spent his previous career in engineering roles, first as an apprentice, then as a maintenance engineer, team leader, supervisor, maintenance manager and then into facilities management.
16 .10 2020

Installed - Ipsen VacTreater Vacuum Furnace

New Ipsen VacTreater Horizontal Vacuum Furnace Delivered & Built Up! VAS have completed the build up of a brand new Ipsen VacTreater horizontal vacuum furnace. Purchased at the beginning of 2020, the Ipsen VacTreater vacuum furnace is the first VacTreater vacuum furnace to be sold within the UK.
10 .10 2020

FOR SALE – TAV - TH1000 - Refurbished Horizontal Vacuum Furnace

FOR SALE - TAV - TH 1000 - Refurbished Horizontal Loading Vacuum Furnace - Manufacture: TAV - Model: TH 1000 - Work Dimensions: 1000mm Wide x 800mm High x 1000mm Deep
02 .10 2020

New Business Manager

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Oldham as New Business Manager with immediate effect. Mike has been with VAS for 20 years as a service engineer & will continue to support the VAS service team in a technical capacity. Mike's role will be looking into new product lines, service & spare parts opportunities with an initial focus on new customers. Mike's experience & knowledge of vacuum furnaces & systems is unrivalled & will enable our current & potential customers to discuss their requirements on a high technical level.
18 .09 2020

SOLD - Endothermic Generator G-2000-G

VAS are delighted to have sold a new G-2000-G Endothermic Generator. It is brilliant to see another UK company investing in new plant equipment, choosing VAS for support & supply of all atmosphere heat treatment equipment. The G-2000-G Endothermic Generators have a modular design and VAS can supply several sizes of endothermic generators (G750-G4000) to meet the needs of VAS customers. For ease of use, programs are preinstalled for regeneration of the retort (conditioning cycle), starting and cooling down. These generators can be electrically heated or gas fired, and can be equipped with either highly efficient air-cooled or water-cooled heat exchangers
11 .09 2020

Installation of New Ipsen Titan Vacuum Furnace

VAS are extremely pleased to announce the delivery, build up and install of a brand new Ipsen Titan Vacuum Furnace. Chromalloy, a global provider of integrated solutions to extend the life of gas turbine engines, accepted delivery from USA two weeks ago, VAS has built up and positioned the new vacuum furnace ready for services in 2 days. With the general industry uncertainty, VAS are grateful and delighted to see continual investment by a much valued UK customer. We look forward to fully commissioning the new vacuum furnace as soon as all services are supplied and look forward to supporting Chromalloy in the future. The Ipsen Titan vacuum furnace is a standard modular design, equipped with the versatility of processes, speed and uniformity, readily built to fit inside a standard truck or shipping container & extremely easy to install and operate anywhere in the world.
10 .08 2020

Unrivalled Furnace Engineers & Experience

We are delight to announce the return of Lee Hollis, adding to our already vastly experienced furnace engineering team. Lee, joined VAS in 2001 & completed his apprenticeship in 2005. VAS are extremely proud to that Lee went on to work on both atmosphere & vacuum furnaces until 2018. Now returning after 16 months elsewhere, Lee contributes a wealth of knowledge & experience to the unrivalled furnace engineering team at VAS. Following this, we would also like to congratulate Daniel Perry on completing his apprenticeship & becoming a fully qualified furnace engineer. Daniel has been with VAS since 2016 & we are delighted that Daniel is our 11th employee to complete their apprenticeship & work for VAS.
03 .08 2020

Welcome Back VAS Employees & New Vacuum Furnace Engineer

We are delighted to welcome back all employees from furlough & we have further expanded our furnace engineers with the addition of a highly experienced vacuum furnace engineer. After an uncertain economic period, we are extremely pleased to welcome back the remainder of our employees from furlough leave & welcome our new addition to our already vastly experienced workforce. The past 3 months have been uncertain for all industries but VAS are now looking to continue the recovery throughout Q3 & Q4.
27 .07 2020

SOLD! - Ipsen – VVFC 60×60 – Refurbished Vertical Bottom Loading Vacuum Furnace

VAS are delighted to have sold a refurbished Ipsen VVFC 60x60. Working closely with the customer VAS have been able to navigate not only a sale of the Ipsen VVFC bottom loading vacuum furnace, but also the installation and commissioning. The furnace has been supplied with a service contract and VAS also have the prospect of supporting with all their furnace equipment. This include servicing, online support and supplying of spare parts for several vacuum and atmosphere furnaces on-site.
14 .07 2020

Vacuum & Atmosphere Services Ltd is Celebrating its Twenty-Year Anniversary!

Vacuum & Atmosphere Services Ltd is celebrating its twenty-year anniversary! Established in April 2000, VAS has supplied and serviced more than 300 heat treatment customers as well as in-excess of 1000 heat treatment atmosphere and vacuum furnaces worldwide. In direct contrast to the company’s humble beginnings as a ‘one-man-startup’, VAS now employs 30 staff, 21 of whom are atmosphere and vacuum furnace engineers with a combined experience of more than 250 years. VAS also owns two vacuum pump companies – Vacuum Pump Services, based in Bristol, and Vacuum Pump Services (North), situated in Doncaster. The firm also represents Ipsen, the global powerhouse and leading manufacturer of both atmosphere and vacuum furnaces.
30 .06 2020

VCS+ 2.0 - New Vacuum Furnace Control System & Panel

VAS are pleased to announce the manufacture & install of a new VCS+ 2.0 vacuum furnace control system. The fully NADCAP/AMS compliant vacuum furnace control system & control panel has been successfully manufactured, installed & commissioned during the pandemic by our electrical furnace engineers.
05 .06 2020

Prepared for the Future

VAS have been busy preparing for the new ‘normal’, post COVID, ensuring we provide the same high quality service and rapid response to our customers. Operating throughout the pandemic, we have done our upmost to ensure our, customers, employees and suppliers are kept safe during all projects & service visits. As well as doing our best to keep everyone safe and implementing new health and safety protocols, we have also adopted new methods of support, communication and service.
02 .06 2020

Conversion of G2000G Gas Generator to Air Cooled

Vacuum & Atmosphere Services have successfully converted an Ipsen G2000G gas generator from water cooled to air cooled. The OEM Ipsen supplied all the components and VAS installed and commissioned. Converting to air cooling eliminates water supply, which reduces running costs
01 .06 2020

New SNOL Oven Ready for Delivery

Vacuum & Atmosphere Services have taken delivery of two new SNOL drying ovens on behalf of a major Aerospace manufacturer. The units were delivered to VAS for a second pre-acceptance check before transporting to the end user. The new ovens are capable of a temperature range 40C- 650C, achieving +/- 5C throughout
29 .05 2020

New Ipsen VacTreater Sold!

We are proud to announce another sale of a new vacuum furnace in the UK. A order for a new Ipsen VacTreater has been recieved. The Ipsen VacTreater is a compact, versitile vacuum furnace with a delivery time of 4 months.
26 .05 2020

UK's Largest Horizontal Vacuum Furnace Installed & Built Up Within 6 Days!

We are proud to announce the delivery, install & build up of the UK's largest horizontal vacuum furnace! VAS furnace engineers have completed the build up within 6 days & now ready for commissioning. We would like to thank all of our engineers for their hard work completing the build up & install during these challenging times.
18 .05 2020

VAS Install UK's Largest Horizontal Vacuum Furnace

VAS, this weekend have installed & continue to commission the UK's largest horizontal vacuum furnace. With the COVID-19 pandemic causing massive disruption, it hasn't stopped the delivery of the new vacuum furnace. The furnace will now be installed by our engineers over the next few days & hoping to complete the commissioning promptly after.
27 .04 2020

The Monday Morning Briefing - The Monty

VAS are proud to have been given the chance to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic & other business activities with Gord Montgomery on The Monty. Thankfully, VAS maintain healthy levels of business, complete numerous relines, relocation a vacuum furnace & preparing to install the largest horizontal diffusion vacuum furnace in the UK next month.
20 .04 2020

VAS Donate 5% to NHS Heros

We at Vacuum & Atmosphere, VPS and VPS (North) are supporting essential industries in the UK & Ireland but we feel we should do more, by working in partnership with our customers. From Tuesday 14th April until 31st December, VAS, VPS and VPS (North) will donate 5% of any spares or service orders to our NHS.
26 .03 2020

We Are Open For Usual Business & COVID-19 Policy

We hopes you, your families and colleagues are all keeping well in these very challenging times. We want to assure you all that we are doing everything, within our control, to continue offering support, services & products to all of our customers during these challenging times. We are operating a very strict Coronaviris policy, both in the office and when we go to site. This can be found as a PDF at the bottom of this statement.
19 .02 2020

FOR SALE – Ipsen – VVFC 60x60 – Refurbished Vertical Bottom Loading Vacuum Furnace

FOR SALE - Ipsen - VVFC 60x60 - Refurbished Vertical Bottom Loading Vacuum Furnace - Manufacture: IPSEN - Model: VVFC 60×60 - Work Dimensions: 1520mm dia x 1520mm
19 .02 2020

FOR SALE – ALD – Dynatech DFHH1500 – Refurbished Horizontal Vacuum Furnace

FOR SALE – ALD – Dynatech DFHH1500 – Refurbished Horizontal Vacuum Furnace - Manufacture: ALD - Model: Dynatech DFHH 1500 - Work Dimensions: 1500mm x 1500mm x 1500mm
18 .02 2020

FOR SALE - ABAR - HR 66x60 - Refurbished Horizontal Vacuum Furnace

FOR SALE – ABAR – HR 66×60 – Refurbished Horizontal Vacuum Furnace - Manufacture: ABAR - Model: HR 66×60 - Work Dimensions: 600mm Wide x 760mm High x 1200mm Deep
17 .02 2020

FOR SALE - CVE - 1830 - Refurbished Vertical Top Loading Vacuum Furnace

FOR SALE - CVE 1830 - Refurbished Vertical Top Loading Vacuum Furnace - Manufacture: CVE - Model: 1830 - Work Dimensions: 450mm Dia x 762mm
14 .02 2020

FOR SALE - Ipsen - VTTC 324 - Refurbished Horizontal Vacuum Furnace

FOR SALE - Ipsen - VTTC 324 - Refurbished Horizontal Vacuum Furnace - Manufacture: Ipsen - Model: VTTC 324 - Work Dimensions: 600mm Wide x 350mm High x 900mm Deep
30 .09 2019

VPS - Vacuum Pump Services Ltd

Vacuum & Atmosphere Services are proud to announce they have join Vacuum Pump Services in partnership. Based in Thornbury in the South West – and now serving our northern region customers with a second workshop near Doncaster – VPS Ltd was set up by its three Directors to provide servicing and repair for most leading makes of industrial vacuum pumps. VPS brings together more than 60 years of industry-related experience. The company also shares a close affiliation with Vacuum & Atmosphere Services (VAS) Ltd, the UK’s leading provider of both vacuum and atmosphere furnaces.
05 .06 2018

VAS Expand into the Middle East

VAS and Al Mazroui Engineering Ltd, based in Abu Dhabi, have become partners in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Al Mazroui have sales offices in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, who will also support the new partnership. Al Mazroui will offer the full range of VAS products, and services. The management of VAS are very pleased to secure a partnership with a company of Al Mazroui’s stature and standing in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Al Mazroui, who also represent Leybold, are the perfect partner for VAS and we look forward to a long and mutual successful partnership.
09 .04 2018

2018 Seminar, Cheltenham Festival & Golf Days

A fantastic success! After much preparation, VAS are delighted to report that the 2018 Seminar, Cheltenham Festival & Golf Day was a massive success. With representatives from nearly 22 individual heat treatment sites, ranging from commercial heat treaters, to niche automotive specialists. VAS, EKAS & Eurotherm were given a wide range of industry experts to present their in-depth portfolios to.
26 .02 2018

FRS - Employing the Ex-Forces

The Directors of Vacuum & Atmosphere Services proudly receive their FRS Employing Ex Forces personnel certificate from FRS Managing Director Paul Lewis. VAS have now employed three Ex-Forces Engineers, with a further Engineer to follow shortly. In the picture are new recruits, Dominic Gale, Richard Day & Paul Nelson.
23 .02 2018

New Service Engineers

Nick Houghton & Paul Buttery proudly welcome three of our new ex-forces Engineers to our Service team. Following an in-depth interview process, supported by Paul Lewis of FRS, Dominic Gale, Richard Day & Paul Nelson accepted Service Engineers roles at VAS. Dominic, Richard & Paul all have outstanding attributes & qualifications & will seamlessly fit into our outstanding service team.
22 .02 2018

Training Day

Vacuum & Atmosphere Services Service Engineers, Support Engineers & Sales team were present at the Vacuum Furnace Principles & Operation Training Day. The course led by Mike Long, who utilised his 30 years’ experience to prepare & present the full days training session. Lee Hollis, VAS Senior Service Engineer, who also attended the course, led the practical training in our workshop in the afternoon.
05 .02 2018

The Monty Article

VAS, are extremely pleased to announce, The Monty, have published an article, promoting VAS's Seminar, Cheltenham Festival & Golf Days. Too read the article, & find even more heat treatment news from around the world please follow the following link. https://www.themonty.com/heat-treat-news/
23 .12 2017

2017 Review & Christmas Wishes

An amazing year on many fronts has been the story of 2017 for VAS. First and foremost we've worked with many fantastic companies and continue to do so. These range from small heat treatment shops to massive blue chip companies. We would like to thank you all for the opportunities you've given us this year - we hope we have met all your expectations and given you the level of support you expect.
10 .11 2017

CHTA & Advanced Engineering Exhibitions

With projects, & orders surpassing summer 2018. The growth of VAS, has risen dramatically over the past 18 months. Over the past two months, VAS, have been ensuring the growth continues, & have been extremely proactive within the heat treatment industry. For a second time, VAS, Sponsored, Exhibited & Mike Long, VAS Managing Director, gave the headline talk on Ipsen's revolutionary, PdMetrics.
20 .09 2017

VAS Seminar, Cheltenham Festival & Golf Day

VAS, invites you to join us at the Belfry Hotel & Resort. Wednesday 14th, & Thursday 15th March 2018, VAS will be hosting a morning of seminars, filled with informative talks regarding VAS’s services, products & capabilities. This will be followed by lunch, & live streaming of the Cheltenham Festival Races. There will be a scheduled dinner, & drinks throughout the night, for guests stopping within the hotel. Thursday morning will include breakfast, & a full round of golf on the PGA National Golf Course for everyone who wishes to play.
20 .09 2017

Adding To The Experience

VAS would like to announce that Gary Nicholls, & Pat Whitehouse have joined the VAS team. With multiple years experience within the heat treatment industry, VAS are delighted to have Gary & Pat as an addition to the already vastly experienced engineering team at VAS. Both, Gary & Pat have firmly found their feet at VAS, & are helping combat the ever growing project order book both onsite, & within the VAS factory.
22 .03 2017

A Big Welcome To James Cole & Jason Cole

VAS management are pleased to announce the arrival of James Cole & Jason Cole. James will join our Sales Manager, responsible for new plant, projects and service. Jason will join our Service / Project team as Senior Service Engineer. James & Jason will help support the ever increasing demand for our services and products. Their industry knowledge & experience will help VAS to capitalise on the vast amounts of new enquiries & challenges ahead.
17 .03 2017

VAS Are Looking For A New Atmosphere Sales Manager!

VAS are looking to recruit an experienced Atmosphere Furnace Sales Manager! We are looking for a new Atmosphere Sales Manager, with market & furnace experience to join our ever growing team at VAS. More details regarding the full job description will be discussed dependent on the candidates previous experience & knowledge of the market.
17 .02 2017

Investing in Employees

Over 2016, VAS invested heavily in employee training, too ensure our engineers were not only the most experienced, but also the most skillful. This has carried over into 2017, & we are delighted to announce that two of our engineers have successfully completed both the Ipsen Advanced Commissioning Training, & Advanced Reline Training, at Ipsen Gmbh, in Kleve.
09 .02 2017

A New Addition To The VAS Team!

After an extensive search, VAS management are delighted to announce Luke Simms has joined the VAS engineering team!
20 .01 2017

VAS are Looking for a New Sales Manager

We are looking for a new sales manager with market & furnace experience to join our ever growing team here at VAS. More details regarding the full job description will be discussed dependant on the candidates previous experience & knowledge of the market.
18 .12 2016

Untrue Rumour

Contrary to recent industry rumours, the Management team at VAS would like to state firmly that we have not been sold or having sales discussions with any UK competitor or equity company. VAS are on a strong growth trend and have employed three more people to cope with current demands. It is expected additional Service Engineers will be added to our team early in 2017.
09 .12 2016

The Experts In Vacuum Furnace Heat Treatment Equipment

VAS Director Nick Houghton, joined a team of five VAS Service Engineers & one Sales Engineer on the Ipsen HeatTec Vacuum Technology, Processes & Safety training course in Kleve, Germany. The course was led by Matthias Rink, Head of Ipsen Research and Development. The training course covered of all areas of vacuum heat treatment.
01 .12 2016

VAS in Search of Vacuum Furnace Service Engineers

We are looking to recruit experienced Vacuum Furnace Engineers.
18 .11 2016

Quality, Knowledge & Experiance

Quality, knowledge & experience are just some variables that make VAS the number one provider of services & products to the heat treatment industry. This has further been strengthened with 5 VAS engineers completing an Electrical Maintenance, & Safe Electrical Isolation training course.
09 .08 2016

Building For The Future

VAS are pleased to announce that Daniel Perry will start his apprenticeship with us in September. Daniel will complete a 4 year apprenticeship, which includes day release at a local college. Daniel will be given training on both vacuum and atmosphere furnaces.
02 .08 2016

Installing The First Batch Atmosphere Furnace Line For A Decade

VAS will install the first batch atmosphere furnace line in the UK since 2006. The new Ipsen T furnace, is totally water free and with the new HYBRIDCARB generator built in to reduce footprint. The new HYBRIDCARB replaces the old gas generators, resulting in operational savings of up to 98%. The furnaces will be equipped with the latest version of Carbo-prof.
20 .07 2016

VAS & Ipsen To Sponsor ‘Outstanding Company Achievement’ Award

VAS and Ipsen will be sponsoring ‘Outstanding Company Achievement’ award at the Annual Heat Treatment Awards to be held at The Midland Hotel, Manchester in September. Full details can be found on www.sea.org.uk/awards/
12 .07 2016

Adding To The Most Experienced Furnace Engineers

The management team at VAS are pleased to announce, after successfully completing his training period Dave Longford will become our 12th Service Engineer.
08 .07 2016

Another Successful Apprenticeship Completed

The management team at VAS are pleased to announce, after successfully completing his 4 year apprenticeship Reece Wheatley will become our 11th Service Engineer. Reece’s apprenticeship included 2 years on site training
12 .06 2016

Dominating The Market

After an extremely fast start to the year, VAS has seen demand rise even higher, and successfully secured and completed three relines during the 1st quarter. VAS have gone on to secure a further four more relines during the 2nd quarter. These new hot-zones include Ipsen, Schmetz, TAV, Seco Warwick and Abar.
12 .05 2016

Sale Of Two T2T XL Vacuum Furnaces To Major Medical Manufacturer

Ipsen, through UK and Ireland agents VAS, are pleased to announce that a major medical supplier have purchased 2 new Ipsen T2T XL Vacuum Furnaces and associated equipment. VAS will install and commission the new equipment during December 2016.
04 .04 2016

Major Aerospace Supplier Purchases Ipsen Vacuum Furnace

After the successful installation, at a major Aerospace supplier, of the first Titan H2 Vacuum Furnace in the UK, VAS, are pleased to announce that an additional 2 Titans have been ordered. VAS will offer complete turn key installation and commissioning of both units in September 2016
15 .03 2016

LEAP - A Industry First Servicing Programme

Following the launch of our new and unique LEAP servicing program, VAS have secured in excess of 35 service, TUS and calibration contracts, covering over 150 furnaces. VAS offer TUS and calibration services with NADCAP compliant instrumentation and paper work. LEAP servicing is a heat treatment service first and has been widely received by the heat treatment market, including sub contract, aerospace, medical, motor sport, automotive and oil & gas Industries.
16 .02 2016

The Relocation Specialists

Heat treatment re-locations are something of a speciality of VAS, with this month seeing re-location of equipment from the UK & Ireland to Singapore & Romania, as well as around the UK. Our engineers are regularly working overseas, with trips this year to China, Sri Lanka, The Middle East & the US. In September this year, we are installing a full furnace line in Vietnam. It is during these relocations that the “Gas Safe” regulations come to the fore. As soon as the equipment is moved, there is an obligation to ensure that when the unit’s are re-commissioned, they are compliant with current regulations.
10 .01 2016

Major Sub-Contract Heat Treater Buys Ipsen Vacuum Furnace

VAS has successfully installed a new Ipsen T2T vacuum furnace at a major sub contract heat treater in the UK. The installation, commissioning and training was undertaken by VAS Engineers. The new T2T is a modular designed furnace, reducing build up, installation and commissioning times to less than 1 week in total. The new energy saving initiatives on the T2T has been proven to reduce cycle costs.

Featured News


VPS - Vacuum Pump Services Ltd

30-09-2019
Vacuum & Atmosphere Services are proud to announce they have join Vacuum Pump Services in partnership. Based in Thornbury in the South West – and now serving our northern region customers with a second workshop near Doncaster – VPS Ltd was set up by its three Directors to provide servicing and repair for most leading makes of industrial vacuum pumps. VPS brings together more than 60 years of industry-related experience. The company also shares a close affiliation with Vacuum & Atmosphere Services (VAS) Ltd, the UK’s leading provider of both vacuum and atmosphere furnaces.

VAS and Ipsen will be sponsoring ‘Outstanding Company Achievement’ award

14-08-2016
The Directors of VAS will all be present on the evening and are pleased to be involved on this prestigious occasion.

launch of our new and unique LEAP servicing program

31-03-2016
Following the launch of our new and unique LEAP servicing program, VAS have secured in excess of 35 service, TUS and calibration contracts, covering over 150 furnaces. VAS offer TUS and calibration services with NADCAP compliant instrumentation and paper work
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