Metal Finishing Company, Wichita, Kansas, USA

Out in Wichita, Kansas, USA we see that Metal Finishing Company is proud to announce that we have been approved by Northrup Grumman for Heat Treatment to AMS 2759/3. In addition to this photo we have this summary of the company from 2016;

“Metal Finishing began aerospace and commercial heat treating operations in August 2012 when plans developed for a state of the art Aluminum Heat Treat facility located within our Murdock street campus.  Under the leadership of long-time industry veteran Gene Westphal, our Aluminum Heat Treat developed quickly into a strong supplier for local industry.   As we listened to our growing customer base for aluminum heat treating we determined there was a significant need for new steel heat treating capability in Wichita, and in 2014 our Steel Heat Treat operations were born.

Metal Finishing Steel Heat Treat began offering commercial processing for low alloy steels, stainless steels, tool steels, and titanium in late 2014. In June of 2015 we received initial Boeing approval for aerospace steel heat treat and followed up quickly with full NADCAP accreditation in September 2015.   We now have Gulfstream and Spirit approvals as well and continue to pursue certification from other significant Aerospace OEMs.

Our Steel Heat Treat facility is currently capable of carburizing, normalizing, annealing (full anneal and sub critical), stress relieving, tempering, aging, precipitation hardening, and carbon restoration in atmosphere or vacuum.   In addition we can perform specialized cryogenic treatments in the temperature ranges of -100F to -240F. 

We currently have the capability to process materials such as: mild steels in cold or hot rolled condition; medium to low carbon steels with medium to high alloy content; austenitic, martensitic,  and PH stainless steels; Inconnels, titaniums, and tool steels.  Equipment currently in service includes (2) 2 bar vacuum furnaces, (2 ) integral batch furnaces, a compact furnace for small lots, and (7) tempers of various sizes.  Future growth is already underway with the recent acquisition of an additional vacuum furnace and ongoing retrofit of another integral batch furnace.  In addition we provide full laboratory testing services including hardness testing, micro-hardness and case depth analysis, decarburization, and tensile pull capabilities.  We anticipate future expansion into the areas of low temperature nitriding, brazing, and induction capabilities. “

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