Hardening of a ferrous product caused by precipitation of a compound from a supersaturated solid solution.
Heat Treatment intended to dissolve and retain in solution previously precipitated constituents.
Heating and soaking at one or more specified temperatures, followed by appropriate cooling.
- Age Hardening / Precipitation Hardening
- Solution Treatment
- Strain Ageing
- Small Capacity Water Quench
Materials Generally Processed
- High Alloy Steels
- Stainless Steels
- Bolting Grades
Batch Sizes up to 2 Tonnes
Lengths up to 2.7m
annealing | normalising | stress relieving | hardening
Tempering | special processes