Specialty heat treating is part of our history and core competency. We like to perform some of the more exotic processes that require better than average equipment and engineering know-how. Here is a sampling of some of the other Heat Treating services we have in addition to Vacuum Heat Treating.

Hydrogen Heat Treat

  • Heats the assembly in a furnace filled with H2 (molecular Hydrogen) which reduces oxides and removes hydrocarbons
  • Permits precise control of the heating cycle making it better suited for more exotic or highly engineered applications
  • Hydrogen may be applied either wet or dry; Dry for materials that oxidize at low dew points, Wet for materials with high dew points
  • Wet Hydrogen annealing available for magnetic annealing of metals such as high permeability metals such as Mu-Metal, High Perm 49, and others

Induction Heat Treat

  • Thermal-Vac has induction heat treated Molybdenum/Rhenium at 3000°F in an atmosphere bubble and has induction hardened gear teeth in specialized water quenching tools
  • Our induction machines are setup with microprocessors that can provide for a specific heat treating profile to be run to a specific program which can be cycled, having endless set point opportunities
  • Custom fabricated induction coils and tooling accommodate many parts configuration
  • Our coils and tooling can be tested and verified on sample parts to assure a smooth transition to production capabilities
  • Thermal-Vac commonly joins carbon alloy and stainless steels, copper alloys, and nickel alloys

Atmosphere Heat Treat

  • Perfectly suited for smaller production volumes or unusual designs
  • Atmospheres include Nitrogen, Hydrogen, and Air

WHERE Heat Treating WORKS

Aerospace

Aerospace

Ferocious temperatures, extreme environments, and exacting tolerances make aerospace applications incredibly difficult, though this is precisely where we excel.

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Medical / Dental

Medical / Dental

Some of the ways we provide world-class service to the medical industry include: Brazing of Dissmilar Metals (Metal to Ceramic, Titanium) High Temperature Brazing and Heat Treating (Temperatures Above 2400°F) Brazing to some of the most stringent cleanliness standards in the industry

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Other Services

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Other Brazing Services

Aluminum Dip Brazing

Aluminum Dip Brazing

Vacuum Brazing

Vacuum Brazing

ACCREDITATION

Thermal-Vac has received certified recognition by these top accreditation programs.

  • Heat Treating