Heat Treatment

Our pulse fired, gas fuelled, top-hat, 3-zone controlled heat treatment furnace allows us to treat loads of up to 3 tonnes, 6.6m (21.6’) long, and is loaded by an electro/hydraulic charging machine.

  • Non-Atmosphere controlled heat treatments
  • Solution Annealing (with or without subsequent quench cooling)
  • Annealing
  • Precipitation Treatment
  • Tempering
  • Stress Relieving
  • Hot Straightening

 

Quenchant/Cooling types available:

  • Water Quenching - two 30,000-litre pump circulated water quench tanks are available, complete with full temperature monitoring.
  • Rapid Air Cooling
  • Still Air Cooling

Our heat treatment facility holds approvals for ISO 9001/AS 9100 & Rolls-Royce Nuclear, and we are in the process of implementing NADCAP accreditation. As standard, we operate the furnace to AMS 2750 Pyrometry controls.