Solar Exhibits and Presents Technical Sessions at ASM Heat Treat 2015

Solar Manufacturing trade show booth at ASM Heat Treat 2015Souderton, PA, October 28 Solar Atmospheres and Solar Manufacturing exhibited at this year’s ASM Heat Treating Society Conference and Exhibition held in Detroit, Michigan.  On display were Solar Atmospheres’ vacuum heat treating services, as well as, Solar Manufacturing’s Mentor® furnace, and the newly developed hot zone.

Along with the displays, three Solar personnel gave presentations during the conference sessions.  Bob Hill, President of Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, gave a presentation on Vacuum Furnaces Were Made for Additive Manufacturing.  Don Jordan, Vice President/Corporate Metallurgist, presented a session on Minimizing Alpha Case during Vacuum Furnace Heat Treating, and Roger Jones, Corporate President of Solar Atmospheres, presented on Retiring Paper-Based Maintenance Systems within Commercial Heat Treating Shops.  These presentations can be found on our website at

Bill Jones, CEO of Solar Atmospheres, also took part in a panel discussion on New Developments and Opportunities in Heat Treating, and his focus was on New Developments in Vacuum Processing.

In addition, Nick Cordisco, Electrical Engineer and Service Manager for Solar Manufacturing, presented two workshops in our booth giving a live demonstration of proper Temperature Uniformity Surveys (T.U.S).

A highlight for the Solar Atmospheres organization, Roger Jones received the 2015 George H. Bodeen Heat Treating Achievement Award, along with a plaque for serving as the HTS President from 2013-2015.