The EBO debinding furnace is specially engineered to handle the stringent requirements that come with catalytic debinding.
The EBO is an ideal solution for binder removal from mouldings made from BASF Catamold® Feedstock. These mouldings are commonly known as green parts. The usable volume of the EBO is 120 litres and the rectangular usable space is 400 mm x 400 mm x 700 mm. The debinding furnace reaches a maximum temperature of 120°C.
Metal injection moulding (MIM) and Ceramic injection moulding (CIM) is an expanding modern manufacturing technology. MIM and CIM manufacturing processes comprises of 4 steps: compounding raw material into feedstock, moulding feedstock to the desired shape creating a green part, debinding and sintering. Debinding is the most demanding operation in this process. The debinding of Catamold® feedstock is performed catalytically with nitric acid. This process demands precise control of both the temperature profile and gas pressures.