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Vacuum Furnace Engineering (VFE)


At Vacuum Furnace Engineering (VFE), our legacy is one of innovation, precision, and unwavering commitment to the industries we serve.

With decades of experience, we have established ourselves as market leaders in providing comprehensive services for vacuum furnaces and their associated systems.

Our History

Our journey began in 1985, and since then, we have continually evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.

Over the years, we have honed our skills, expanded our services, and embraced the latest technologies to ensure we remain at the forefront of the industry.

Our Comprehensive Services & Solutions

VFE is synonymous with excellence in servicing, upgrades, and supply. Our expertise covers an extensive range of services and solutions, including:

Servicing and maintenance

We specialize in planned and preventative maintenance, ensuring your equipment operates at peak performance. We also offer 24/7 emergency callout support, our 24/7 emergency response team are ready to minimise downtime.

Upgrades and overhauls

Enhance the performance, efficiency, and reliability of your equipment with our expert upgrades and overhauls.

Control Systems

VFE supplies a comprehensive range of control systems for vacuum furnaces and heat treatment equipment. All our systems adhere to relevant legislation and standards, and deliver a robust and user-friendly software interface with innovative features, ensuring optimal control and performance.


We are proud to offer UKAS accredited calibrations for temperature, pressure, vacuum, humidity, and electrical properties. Our expertise extends to both laboratory calibration and on-site calibrations at our customers' premises, ensuring the highest level of accuracy and compliance.

Supply of new equipment

We supply, install and commission top-quality vacuum furnaces, control systems, and associated systems.


Our training programs ensure that your team is well-equipped to operate and maintain your equipment effectively.


Servicing and Maintenance: We specialize in planned and preventative maintenance, ensuring your equipment operates at peak performance.

Emergency Callouts: Our 24/7 emergency response team is at your service, ready to minimize downtime and ensure uninterrupted operations.


Our success is driven by a team of dedicated and experienced professionals who are passionate about what they do.

From engineers with profound knowledge of vacuum technology to our skilled technicians and support staff, every member of the VFE team plays a pivotal role in our mission.


Diverse Industries, Trusted Partners:
VFE boasts a diverse portfolio of high-profile customrs across various sectors, including:

Aerospace, Land-Based Power Generation, Automotive, Medical, General Engineering, Sub-Contract Heat Treatment

Our commitment to excellence transcends industries, ensuring that each customer receives tailored solutions and top-notch support.

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    Service Excellence, Beyond VFE Equipment

    We are proud to support all makes of vacuum furnaces, extending our comprehensive range of services to equipment not supplied by VFE.
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    Backed by Vacuum Experts, as a Company of the BUSCH Group

    VFE is a part of the Busch Group, a global leader in vacuum technology. This partnership ensures that our expertise is bolstered by the immense knowledge and resources of an industry giant.

    You can trust in our solutions, knowing that we are backed by vacuum experts with a global presence.
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    Partner with Us

    Whether you're looking for top-notch servicing and support, seeking to enhance your existing equipment, or looking to invest in cutting-edge technology, we are here to meet your needs.

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