Vacuum Annealing

Vacuum Annealing Services

Bright, Clean Results

Solar Atmospheres provides vacuum annealing services to millions of pounds of materials every year.  The primary reason most customers desire an anneal heat treatment is to reduce hardness and increase ductility making the metal more workable for subsequent downstream operations.

 

Unique Capabilities

  • State of the art vacuum furnaces from lab-sized to 48 feet long and 150,000 pound load capacity
  • Argon, Nitrogen and Helium high pressure gas quenching up to 20 bar
  • Operating temperatures up to 3,600°F to within ±10°F
  • Load sensor capabilities up to 48 thermocouples
  • Advanced microprocessor controls for repeatability
  • Production and one-off jobs

 

Materials Processed

  • Stainless Steels
  • Alloy Steels
  • Tool Steels
  • Powdered Metals
  • Electrical Alloys
  • Titanium Alloys
  • Copper/Brass
  • Nickel Alloys

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