Advanced Heat Treat Corp., Invests in New Induction Heating Equipment

“Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a recognized leader in heat treat services and metallurgical solutions, announced today the purchase of two additional induction units. The induction equipment, which is being custom built, is expected to be operational this spring. The custom build will increase the heat treater’s induction hardening size capability, allowing them to handle parts up to 600 lbs. in weight, 14 inches in diameter and 51 inches in length.

AHT has offered UltraGlow® Induction Hardening in Waterloo, Iowa since 1993 and has a wide array of coils on-hand to accommodate various part geometries. AHT also runs three shifts for around-the-clock coverage. AHT President, Mikel Woods commented, “We are excited to add more state-of-the art equipment. The new technology will ultimately allow us to be more efficient, resulting in even better turnaround times for our customers.” AHT purchased two new induction units in 2019, as well.

Woods added, “As our company’s mission statement says, we are committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations with UltraGlowing results.”  Aside from UltraGlow® Induction Hardening, AHT also offers carburizing, through hardening, annealing, stress relieve, carbonitriding and other case hardening heat treatments at its Burton Ave. location. Down the street in Waterloo, Iowa, AHT has another location which is focused on nitriding and nitrocarburizing.

About Advanced Heat Treat Corp. Established in 1981, Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT) is a recognized leader in providing heat treat services and superior metallurgical solutions to companies across the globe, with locations in Alabama, Iowa and Michigan. Their UltraGlow® family of processes includes plasma ion nitriding, ferritic nitrocarburizing (FNC), gas nitriding, UltraOx®, through hardening, carburizing, carbonitriding, induction hardening and many more.”

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