Solar Atmospheres of Western PA Treats a Record Load of Titanium

Titanium Degassing

Hermitage PA, May 2, 2023 – Solar Atmospheres of Western PA recently vacuum degassed 175,000 pounds of 6Al-4V titanium in their 48-foot-long vacuum furnace. The furnace load consisted of 154 sheets of titanium 40” wide X 240” long. It represented the largest and heaviest single load of titanium ever processed in Solar’s history.

Bob Hill, President of Solar Atmospheres of Western PA states, “The future of the global aerospace titanium market is very promising with the many opportunities in the commercial and military aircraft markets!”

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