Stack Metallurgical Group Expands Capabilities with Ipsen Furnace
Ipsen USA installs a TITAN® vacuum furnace at Stack Metallurgical Group’s location in Spokane Valley, Washington. Stack Metallurgical Group is Nadcap accredited and the Northwestern United States’ largest commercial heat treater.
Formerly known as Inland NW Metallurgical Services, Stack Spokane is one of the company’s four locations offering a range of metal processing services. Installation of the TITAN® H6 2-bar vacuum furnace was completed in late 2019 and will be used to process critical aerospace components.
Stack operates four Ipsen furnaces in Spokane and a dozen more in Portland. From stress relieving, normalizing, annealing and hardening, Ipsen has supplied Stack with numerous furnaces to meet just about any heat-treating need.
“It was an easy choice adding another Ipsen furnace to our offering,” said General Manager Ron Decker. “We count on Ipsen for a versatile product that delivers great results.”
TITAN® furnaces achieve powerful performance using innovative technology and predictive maintenance capabilities all while maintaining a global platform, small footprint and short delivery times. This TITAN® H6 has a graphite hot zone, load size of 36” wide x 36” high x 48” deep and can process up to 3,000 lbs.
Ipsen USA designs and manufactures industrial vacuum and atmosphere heat-treating systems, supervisory controls systems and predictive maintenance software platforms for many industries, including Aerospace, Automotive, Commercial Heat Treating, Energy and Medical. With production locations in America, Europe and Asia, and representation in 34 countries, Ipsen is committed to providing 360° support for customers wrldwide. Read more about Ipsen: ipsenusa.com
About Stack Metallurgical Services, Inc.
Stack Metallurgical Group has a history dating to 1946 and has grown to become the most versatile provider of heat treating and metal processing services in the Pacific Northwest. Through its new HIP facility, Stack offers four Nadcap-accredited locations with a focus on the aerospace, power generation, medical implants, and high-end knife and cutlery markets. The company’s modern, extensive equipment line-up offers a comprehensive portfolio of services for clients throughout North America. With a range of aerospace OEM approvals for heat treatment, Stack has built trusted relationships with aerospace titans like Boeing, General Electric, Consolidated Precision Products and Precision Castparts. Read more about Stack: stackmet.com.