Heat Treatment

Our dedicated Heat treatment facility includes 8 gas-fired furnaces fed by 2 rail bound charging machines and hardness testing. Air, water and oil quench media are available.

Full temperature control and monitoring features on all units, as well as circulation and temperature logging of quenches. Charges of up to 6 tonnes quenched, and 10 tonnes air/furnace cooled can be processed, with 2 batch furnaces catering for small heat treatment loads.  Long bars up to 22′/ 6.7m can be annealed, with warm straightening operations available.

  • Annealing
  • Normalising
  • Hardening / Tempering
  • Stress Relieving
  • Solution Treatment
  • Ageing and Precipitation Treatments

As well as servicing our forge output, heat treatment is offered on a hirework/tollwork basis, with approvals ranging from ISO 9001:2000, to Rolls Royce, FMC, Camerons, Honeywell, ABB, GE Power Systems, Alstom, Siemens, Areva and many other customer approvals. We have achieved NADCAP accreditation.