Vacuum Treatments

Vacuum heat treatment is conducted in a controlled environment with low pressure or vacuum conditions. This method is used to alter the properties of metals and alloys. Its benefits include reduced oxidation, precise temperature control, and uniform heating making it a valuable technique for achieving specific material properties in a range of industrial applications.

Vacuum Solution Annealing and Homogenization

At ThermTech, we pride ourselves on our cutting-edge capabilities in solution annealing and homogenization of various steel components, ensuring that they adhere to the rigorous standards of AMS 2769. Our expertise goes beyond just standard processes. Here’s what makes our approach unique:

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Vacuum Stress Relieving

Stress relieving is a crucial process in the world of metallurgy, primarily when applied to steel components and gears. By executing stress relief in a vacuum furnace, we elevate this procedure’s efficiency and outcomes. In this guide, we delve deep into the technical benefits of such an approach.

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Vacuum Hardening Tool Steel

In metallurgy, particularly when working with tool steel, the environment and process of heat treatment can dictate the final properties of the metal. Vacuum furnaces, with their controlled atmospheres and precise temperature settings, offer numerous benefits when hardening metals like tool steel, stainless steels, and high nickel-based components.

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ThermTech—Experts in Austempering Stampings, Machined Parts, and Investment Castings

ThermTech, Inc. offers both small and large batch capabilities for austempering steel and iron investment castings. Between our neutral salt bath furnaces and our larger austempering furnaces, we have the capabilities to austemper a wide variety of stamping, machined components, and investment castings. We have run austempering on alloys from 1060 through 4340 to ductile iron machined parts.

Our dedicated team works with you to ensure we meet your specifications. Count on our decades of experience with hardening, tempering, surface heat treatments, vacuum treatments, and annealing. To learn more about our services, please contact us today.

Learn more about austempering and how ThermTech can serve you by watching these videos.

Request a free quote online or call us at 800-752-6917. You can also contact us online for all your austempering and heat treating needs.

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ThermTech’s quality policy is ZERO DEFECTS for all customer products and in all quality management system activities. Through our efforts to continually improve the quality of the work we offer, we’ve been recognized as being able to meet the rigorous quality standards required by several of our major customers. ThermTech is certified for ISO 9001 and AS9100 in both Metal Heat Treat and Metal Finishing.