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NADCAP Certified Vacuum Heat Treating and Other Heat Treating Services

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Heat Treating Services
Heat Treating Services

Featuring a host of advanced NADCAP certified heat-treating equipment, California Brazing & Nevada Heat Treating is committed to impeccable maintenance and calibration to bring you superior results. Our experienced team takes a creative approach with every project, beginning with addressing your individual heat treating requirements so we can develop a customized plan to best meet your needs. Delivering increased strength, improved durability, and enhanced performance, our processes range from age hardening and atmosphere heat treating to a range of vacuum heat treating approaches. We work with our clients to meet each of their unique heat treating requirements. Serving the aerospace, automotive, defense, military, and mining sectors, we hold numerous certifications and can meet countless standards.

To learn more about heat treating with California Brazing/Nevada Heat Treating, please contact us.

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Portfolios:

Heat Treating Capabilities:

Heat Treatment Methods
Age Hardening
Atmosphere Heat Treating
Bright Annealing
Carbon Restoration
Carbonitriding
Carburizing
Case Hardening
Cryogenic Freezing
Cryogenics
Flame Hardening
Hydrogen Heat Treating
Neutral Hardening
Normalizing
Precipitation Hardening
Solution Treating
Straightening
Stress Relieving
Sub-Zero Treating
Tempering
Tool and Die Hardening
Vacuum Heat Treating
Vacuum and hydrogen furnace stress relieving
Vacuum hardening and aging
Vacuum and hydrogen bright annealing
Vacuum tempering
Materials
Tool Steel (Carbon Steel & Alloy Steel)
  • Shock Resisting Steels - S-Series
  • Hot Work Steels- H-Series
  • Mold Steels - P-Series
  • High Speed Steels - M-Series & T-Series
  • Cold Work Steels - O-Series, D-Series & A-Series
  • Special Purpose Steels - L-Series & F-Series

Grades

  • 303
  • 316
  • 410
  • 416
  • 420
  • 440
  • 10xx
  • 1144
  • 12L14
  • 4130
  • 4140
  • 4340
  • 8620
  • 9310
  • A2
  • D2
  • H11
  • H13
  • S7
  • M2
  • M4
  • M42
Typical Condition of Supplied Parts
Annealed
Normalized
Normalized and Tempered
Solution Annealed
Hardness Scales Certified
RC
RA
RB
RE
R15N
HB
Atmospheric Capabilities
Air
Argon
Endothermic
Hydrogen
Nitrogen
Vacuum
Quenchants
Argon
Nitrogen
Oil
Water
Heat Treatment Variables Controlled
Type of Process Selected (Annealing, Hardening, Carburizing, etc.)
High-Heat Process (Anneal, Normalize, Austenitize), Temperature and Soak Times
Furnace Temperature Uniformity
Furnace Repeatability
Quenchant Type
Quench Rate
Part Size
Load Size
Load Configuration
Part Orientation / Fixturing
Type of Furnace Atmosphere
Deep Freezing or Cryogenic Processing
Number of Tempering Cycles
Dimensional Change variables
Material Grade
Variation in Material Properties (Chemistry, Homogeneity, Grain Size, Number and Type of Inclusions, and Hardenability)
Part Orientation Versus Grain Orientation
Starting Microstructure
Heat Treatments Performed at the Mill
Manufacturing Processes and Sequence of Operations
Residual Stress State (From Manufacturing)
Heat Treatment After Component Manufacturing
Hardness Range (Initial, Final)
Equipment
Main Equipment:

(1) High Temperature Vacuum Furnace
Work Zone: 48" Wide x 65" Long x 33" High
All Metal Hot Zone with Cryogenic and Turbomolecular Pumps

(4) High Temperature Vacuum Furnace
Work Zone: 36" Wide x 48" Long x 36" High

(2) Hydrogen Bell Furnace
Work Zone: 38" Diameter x 40" High

(1) Vacuum/Hydrogen Cold Wall Furnace
Work Zone: 30" Diameter x 65" High

(1) Vacuum/Hydrogen Cold Wall Furnace
Work Zone: 8" Diameter x 15" High

(2) Controlled Atmosphere Furnace
Work Zone: 28" Wide x 45" Long x 26" High

(8) Air Temper / Age Furnace

(2) Cryogenic Freezer
Work Zone: 15" Wide x 46" Long x 20" High

Ancillary Equipment:
Multi-Gas Electronic Dew Point Testers
Class 1,000 Clean Room
Class 10,000 Clean Room
Aqueous Ultrasonic Cleaning Line
Residual Gas Analyzer (RGA)
Infrared Scanning/Imaging Camera
Inspection Microscopes
(1) Wilson Indentron Rockwell Hardness Tester with SPC Capability

Metallograph
GTA and MIG Welders
Additional Contract Testing Services
Carbon Content
Charpy
Decarburization
IGA
IGO
Micro-Hardness
Tensile
Secondary Processes
Bead Blast
Stop-Off Paint
Vacuum Temper
Industries Served
Aerospace
Automotive
Defense
Manufacturing
Military
Mining
Tool & Die
Transportation
Industry Standards
Certifications:
AS9100
ISO 9001:2008
NADCAP:
  • AC7004 NADCAP criteria for quality systems
  • AC7101/5 NADCAP criteria for rockwell hardness testing
  • AC7102 NADCAP criteria for heat treating
  • AMS 2750 Pyrometry
  • AMS 2759/1 Heat treatment of steel parts (<220ksi)
  • AMS 2759/2 Heat treatment of steel parts (>220ksi)
  • AMS 2759/3 Precipitation hardening / maraging steel parts
  • AMS 2759/4 Austenitic corrosion-resistant steel parts
  • AMS 2759/5 Martensitic corrosion-resistant steel parts
  • AMS 2759/7 Carburizing of steel parts
  • AMS 2759/9 Hydrogen embrittlement relief (baking) of steel parts
  • AMS 2769 Vacuum heat treating
  • AMS 2774 Nickel and cobalt base alloys
  • AMS 6875-H-CL-A Carbon and low alloy raw material
  • AMS 6875-H-CL-B Martensitic corrosion-resistant raw material
  • AMS 6875-H-CL-C Austenitic corrosion-resistant raw material
  • AMS 6875-H-CL-D Precipitation hardening/maraging raw material
  • MIL-H-6875 Refer to AMS-H-6875
Customer Approvals:
  • Aerojet
  • Areva / Siemens
  • GE Aviation
  • General Dynamics
  • Honeywell
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Moog
  • Parker Aerospace
  • PCC / Wyman-Gordon

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